Monthly Archives: December 2012

Overcoming DME Billing Challenges with a Medical Billing Service

There is a distinctive difference between billing for Durable Medical Equipment (DME) services and other clinical procedures – durable medical equipment services are ancillary to the primary clinical purpose, and their admissibility is subject to certain conditions.  Physicians since long … Continue reading

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Managing Holiday Season Resource-Crunch with the Help of a Medical Billing Company

Healthcare is perhaps one of those few professions which are exception to the general rule of eight hour-a-day duty – professionals are required to stretch beyond their usual duty hours, and may even have to be on a 24×7 vigil. … Continue reading

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Physicians to Manage Revenues amidst the Impending 26.5% Medicare Cut with a Medical Billing Service

Ever since Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) began overshooting budgeted Medicare spend, physicians have been under the constant threat of Medicare cut. While Congress’ intervention has delayed the inevitable thus far, it may be a little tougher this time – Centre … Continue reading

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Correlation between Practice Revenue and Operational Documentation

Documentation holds special significance in clinical care – care coordination, easy reference, clinical research, and clinical certification are all made possible by well-documented clinical encounters. But documentation got a new dimension when fee-for-service was first replaced by Medicare-supported reimbursements. And, … Continue reading

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Financial Stability from Collaborative Partnership with Billing Companies

Business acumen is something that is generally lacking amongst health care professionals, particularly doctors or physicians. Physicians are primarily driven by clinical excellence, which they believe it to be pivotal to their existence, growth and credibility amongst the patient community. … Continue reading

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Recognizing Value in Healthcare Reforms with the Help of a Billing Service

U.S. health care industry is characterized by multiple stakeholders – patients, care providers, and payers. The Federal Government, being the custodian of this priority sector, has had to keep each of these stakeholders in good humor. But, during the recent, … Continue reading

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How Medical Billing Consortiums Are Superior to Medical Billing Companies

The origin of medical billing practices in the U.S. can be traced back to the 1960s when Medicare was introduced as a parallel to cash-based medical services. Since then, insurance-backed medical service has grown enormously, and two-third of the total … Continue reading

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