Monthly Archives: October 2012

Denial Management – Integral to Physicians’ Conquering Reimbursement Challenges While Medical Billing


 Denials are responsible for major erosion of practice revenues, and, despite the best efforts, denials continue to assume monstrous proportions. The situation has grown so alarming that: Medical practices fail to collect 25% of the money they are owed $125 … Continue reading

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How can A Medical Billing Service Help in Increasing Revenue at Your Practice?


  Quality and cost have been inseparable. And, as U.S. health care industry is defined by new quality benchmarks, cost of administering medical services too seems be rising proportionately. While physicians continue to respond with appreciable clinical efficiency, they seem … Continue reading

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Monitoring Potential for Up-Coding Errors in EHR with the Help of a Medical Billing Service


 There has been considerable resolve and persuasion from the Federal Government to introduce Electronic Health Record System across the health care continuum. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act has indeed given much impetus to pace … Continue reading

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Combining Medical Billing and Coding to Deliver Maximum Physician Revenue


 ‘Medical billing’ and ‘Medical coding’ may have sometimes been used interchangeably to mean the act of claiming reimbursement from insurance payers, but essentially they are two separate and specialized jobs. Medical coding precedes medical billing, and it is irreversible. While … Continue reading

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Medical Practices Anxious About the Impact of ICD-10 Transition


 While the recent one year extension (from October 1, 2013 to October 1, 2014) in deadline by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) may somewhat have eased the pressure, yet the anxiety still persists among the majority … Continue reading

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Navigating through Regulatory Changes that Dramatically Affect Medical Billing


 The limited reach of US healthcare network leaves a large part of American population outside the net of healthcare. This problem has stalked US governments traditionally and to expand the reach of healthcare to make healthcare available to a larger … Continue reading

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Increasing Revenue through HIPAA Compliant Practices


 HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), which was first enacted in 1996 to improve the efficiency of healthcare delivery, has come to be recognized as the standard for  electronic data interchange (EDI), security, and confidentiality of all healthcare-related data.  … Continue reading

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