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Top 5 Healthcare Changes in 2015


 Improving patient care and reducing healthcare costs will continue to be the top two challenges for the US healthcare industry in 2015. However, providers need to be prepared for various other regulatory changes this year that might prove challenging for … Continue reading

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Everything you Wanted to Know about ICD-10 End-to-End Testing


 The Justifys for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is looking for around 850 volunteers to participate in the ICD-10 end-to-end testing in April 2015. The federal agency conducted a weeklong testing from November 17 to 21in 2014 with more than 500 … Continue reading

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Benefits of Transition to ICD-10 Medical Coding


 ICD-10 coding system has been developed by the World Health Organization to help providers improve the quality of care. Compliance to the new system will also help them reduce the cost of care, enhance administrative performance and get accurate payment … Continue reading

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ICD-10 Testing Weeks Set – Is Your Practice Prepared?


 The Justify for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced ICD-10 testing weeks, leading into the implementation of the new coding system in 2015. There will be three testing weeks, viz., November 17 to 21, 2014, March 2 to 6, … Continue reading

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Importance of ICD-10 for In-house Medical Coders


 ICD-10 is a medical classification list issued by the World Health Organization. The 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems is used for coding various diseases, their symptoms and signs, complaints, abnormal findings and … Continue reading

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Avoid Medical Practice Productivity Loss Due to ICD-10 with a Medical Billing Service


 Multiple strategies will be required by medical practices to cope with an anticipated drop in productivity due to ICD-10. Coding, claims processing, case management, decision support and follow-up (electronic medical billing system) are likely to face greatest impact due to … Continue reading

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Top Medical Billing and Coding concerns in 2014 for Doctors


 Every year in healthcare over the last decade has been nothing short of exciting. But 2014 is in particular going to be the most ground breaking one for the healthcare industry. Physicians can look forward to maximizing their reimbursements rates … Continue reading

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