Category Archives: HIPAA / ACA / ACO

How is conducting HIPAA Compliance Risk Analysis Helpful for Physicians in 2017?

HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accounting Act of 1996, is a remarkably significant healthcare law that Medical Care providers need to be aware of.  HIPAA is a federal law specifically designed to let portability of protected health information for … Continue reading

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Smarter Medical Collections Can Improve Podiatry Practice Finance

Podiatric medicine or Podiatry like we all know is about diagnosing and involves surgical treatments of foot, lower extremity and ankle. Complex inclusive procedures, heavy use of modifiers and other challenges makes Podiatry medical billing bit complex. When it comes … Continue reading

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Top 4 Reimbursement Questions Physicians must ask

With underpayments galore, and incentives that are not so very attractive, Medicare is proving to be adept at what it does best – lower the fees further with providers. Although the behemoth that Medicare is turns out in its favor … Continue reading

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5 Things to Improve Patient Satisfaction

Today’s healthcare system has initiated many new reforms, one of which is the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Up to 2010 around two-thirds of adults in the US reported having access to primary care providers, whereas three-quarters had stated having difficulty … Continue reading

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Does HIPAA Cover All the Personal Health Data?

Patients leave a lot of personal data in the world wide open network while using Internet search engines, electronic mediums of transactions like credit cards, cell phones, websites and home healthcare medical devices that are prone to virus attacks, etc. … Continue reading

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