Tag Archives: HIPAA / ACA / ACO

Do you know how important is HIPAA Training for your Practice?

HIPAA has a broad set of training requirements and they are frequently a source of many inquiries as well as disarray. So, the root question that arises here is whom does it apply? What topics must be covered as a part of training? Do the medical … Continue reading

Posted in Medical Billing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

How Your Staff can be your Biggest HIPAA Vulnerability

Confidentiality and security in the healthcare industry is of paramount importance today. Without a patient’s authorization, no personal health information can be shared or used. HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) was established in 1996 to set national standards … Continue reading

Posted in EMR / EHR / Health IT | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Issues of Ohio Healthcare Amendment

The Ohio healthcare amendment was created to give authority to the Ohio Health Care Uniform Pricing Board to administer the following: A system of fair and consistent pricing for the medical services provided Monitor if the health insurance companies spend … Continue reading

Posted in HIPAA / ACA / ACO, Practice Management | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

How can Streamlined Medical Billing Help You Deal with Annual Medicare Cuts?

As a result of Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR), physicians face Medicare payment cuts annually. Even though the Congress often steps in to stop the reductions, it has been reported that Medicare reimbursement for physicians will be slashed by 24.4% … Continue reading

Posted in Medical Billing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Overcoming Recent Billing Challenges with Efficient Medical Billing Services

Overhaul of codes, forms, rates and standards: the current year is going to be very eventful for care providers from a billing and coding standpoint. But whether you will emerge through these challenges 11 months later with your revenues stronger … Continue reading

Posted in Accounts Receivables, Medical Billing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Streamlined Dental Billing Can Enhance Revenue Collection for Your Practice by 20%

Dental practices need to streamline their billing tasks in order to enhance revenue collection. Accuracy needs to be exercised in coding, billing, timely claim submission and follow-ups to get paid for the services offered. Challenges faced by dental practitioners: With … Continue reading

Posted in Dental Billing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Acquire Accurate Coding in Uncertain Times with a Medical Billing Specialist

Healthcare reforms have not changed the goals and responsibilities for physicians but it has certainly increased medical billing and coding complexities. Significant changes like HIPAA, EMR and ICD-10 have imposed additional responsibilities on small as well as large practices, which … Continue reading

Posted in Medical Coding | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment