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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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Choosing the Right Internal Medicine Billing Solution

According to a Physician Compensation survey conducted by Sullivan, Cotter and Associates, the specialty physicians across US saw 1.9% increase in their compensation in 2014. The internal medicine physicians also experienced a two percent change in their compensation between 2013 … Continue reading

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What Prompts Providers to Hire Specialists in Transition to ICD-10?

When The Department of Health and Human Services’ drew out a time table for ICD-10 transition, all the stakeholders including the providers felt the time-frame was sufficient to migrate comprehensively to ICD-10 compliant clinical and operational practices. But that has … Continue reading

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Medical Practices Anxious About the Impact of ICD-10 Transition

While the recent one year extension (from October 1, 2013 to October 1, 2014) in deadline by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) may somewhat have eased the pressure, yet the anxiety still persists among the majority … Continue reading

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Challenges Faced by Physicians in 2012: An Overview

The hurdles faced by physicians in 2012 are not just limited to core medical issues but are also spread across almost all the facets of the health care delivery system. The changing nature of medical practices, changes in Information Technology … Continue reading

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Medical Billing Consultancy Role in Practices Planning for ICD-10 Conversion

The extent and scope of ICD-10’s clinical and operational impact is such that it is going to influence how functional departments coordinate and operate internally among themselves as well as with external entities such as payers and regulatory bodies. Therefore, … Continue reading

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