Monthly Archives: December 2014

Billing Challenges for Ambulatory Surgical Centers


 The 1970s marked the beginning of Ambulatory Surgical Justifys (ASC) in the US when physicians saw the opportunity of establishing a cost-effective and high-quality choice inpatient hospital care for surgical services. The ASC industry has grown rapidly over the past … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Internal Medicine Billing Solution


 According to a Physician Compensation survey conducted by Sullivan, Cotter and Associates, the specialty physicians across US saw 1.9% increase in their compensation in 2014. The internal medicine physicians also experienced a two percent change in their compensation between 2013 … Continue reading

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Certification Vs. Experience for Medical Billers and Coders


 Medical billing and coding can be described as the procedure where a hospital caters to the needs of patients and submit the physicians’ bills to insurance companies for claims reimbursements. In order to receive the billed payments for the services … Continue reading

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Medical Coding and Billing Changes for Family Practice in 2015


 The CPT 2015 will have approximately 550 new, revised or deleted codes. It will also include revised guidelines and terminologies. These changes will affect the family medicine physicians, cardiologists, radiologists and internal medicine practitioners too. Similar to the other medical … Continue reading

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How can Physicians Use Mobile Devices to Boost Patient Care?


 Smartphones have become an integral part of day to day life. As they say nowadays, “there is an app for everything”; it is true indeed. Nowadays there is an application for things ranging from reminders to calorie check to which … Continue reading

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Positive Impact of Cardiology Coding with Outsourcing


 Most cardiologists work under hectic and stringent time schedules making it quite difficult for them to balance their professional and personal lives. Moreover, even after fully concentrating on their professional career they find it difficult to beat the tough competition … Continue reading

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Revenue Boosting Ideas for Every Medical Practice


 Most medical practices are losing out on their revenue because of many reasons. Knowing them and getting an idea for boosting revenue can take the medical practice a long way in terms of reputation and quality service. Most medical practices … Continue reading

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