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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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States Mimicking Medicare – Experimenting with Accountable Care Models for Medicaid

Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) model’s popularity is growing and mirroring Medicare almost 11 states are trying ACO models for their Medicaid programs by adding initiatives resembling ACO’s to their programs, moreover various providers who initially were vary of Medicare ACO … Continue reading

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Is Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model Viable?

“Given the situation, although Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model of medical care seems a safer option, yet the initial clinical & operational realignments and adhering to CMS compliance measures may seem a bit exhausting for physicians. But, sooner or later, … Continue reading

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ACO Final Rule Released

Center of Medicare and Medicaid services released the final accountable care organization rule. ACO’s consist of physicians, hospitals, and other providers in various combinations that attempt to coordinate the care of Medicare patients with the goal of improving its quality … Continue reading

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Redefining the Role of Billers and Coders in the Wake of Ensuing Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Act

Amongst the many farsighted health reforms that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) has floated is the concept of Accountable Care Organization (ACO). Believed to be a cost-controlling measure on public health expenditure, ACO is a … Continue reading

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