Monthly Archives: March 2015

3 Moral and Ethical Issues in Healthcare


 Before we start discussing about morals and ethics in healthcare let us get a clear picture of what they actually mean. Even though people use the term morals and ethics interchangeably; both actually have separate meanings. Morals stem out from … Continue reading

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Are ICD-10 and EHR Integration Your Top Concerns?


 According to a survey commissioned by Navicure and conducted by Porter Research in February 2015, 81% of respondents feel that they will be ready by October 1, 2015 (the newly scheduled date of ICD-10) to implement ICD-10. 59% of physicians … Continue reading

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Outsource your Billing Services to Collect More & Less Stress


 This is the age of convenience! With rapidly growing technology, things are now at our finger tips. And when it comes to healthcare, medical billing companies have emerged as a comprehensive, cost-effective and hassle free medium of getting your claims … Continue reading

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How to Start ICD-10 Training for Medical Practices?


 With few more months left for the ICD-10 transition, how prepared is your practice for the implementation? According to a survey conducted by Porter Research, approximately 67% respondents were sure that ICD-10 will be implemented on the scheduled date of … Continue reading

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Why Should ASCs Focus on Measuring Revenue Cycle KPIs?


  Care delivered by Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASC) is more cost-effective compared to Hospital Outpatient Departments (HOPD) as it saves $2.6 billion a year for Medicare. However, the reimbursement rates for ASCs have been shrinking over the last decade, posing … Continue reading

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How Patient Centered Medical Homes are Transforming Primary Care?


 Growing numbers of primary care practices in the US have started realizing the importance of the Patient Justifyed Medical Homes (PCMH) model. It is helping them to mete out the right amount of care to the right patient at the … Continue reading

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Medical Billing Best Practice Checklist


 Medical billing is one of the major aspects of medical practices and healthcare. Since it is a healthcare business, the businessmen should ideally not always focus on making unreasonable profits from the families of sick patients. The rates charged should … Continue reading

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