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Are you aware of Medicare Fraud and Abuse?

Most physicians strive to work ethically, provide high-quality medical care to their patients, and submit proper claims for payment. Trust is at the core of the physician-patient relationship. The Federal Government also places enormous trust in physicians. Medicare and other … Continue reading

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How to Increase Patient Collection Percentage for Your Facility?

When outstanding patient balances grow out of control, your practice may feel there’s no option but to place them in the hands of a collection agency. Putting debt professionals in charge is the best way to get your payment… right? … Continue reading

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Healthcare Revenue Cycle Trends to Watch in 2019

The revenue cycle process and its management have continuously progressed over the last few years to keep up with the changes occurring in the healthcare industry. 2018 is no exception. When we talk about health care units and hospitals, the … Continue reading

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Murphy signed Out-of-Network Healthcare Billing Law in New Jersey

Governor Phil Murphy on August 30th, 2018 signed a bill that ended the decade-long battle to address the issue of the cost and impact of expensive medical bills for residents in the state. In a statement, Gov. Murphy said, “Today, … Continue reading

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Why you should tread carefully when using modifiers -25 and -59 in Urology Billing?

The Urological Supplies Local Coverage Determination (LCD) provides for the use of modifiers with each submitted HCPCS code to indicate whether the applicable payment criteria are met KX modifier and to provide other information related to coverage and/or liability (GA, … Continue reading

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How to get started in nursing home optometry?

Optometric practice in the nursing home setting is not always very glamorous; however, there are many reasons optometrists might want to consider adding this specialty to their practice arsenal due to tremendous need. This is a common question among new … Continue reading

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OIG’S VOLUNTARY COMPLIANCE TO MEDICAL BILLING COMPANIES

Health care providers are relying on billing companies to a greater degree in assisting them in processing claims in accordance with applicable statutes and regulations. Additionally, health care professionals are consulting with billing companies to provide timely and accurate advice … Continue reading

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