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Leverage data analytics for medical billing to improve patient experience

Health systems and hospitals across the nation are faced with different revenue management challenges, some of which are caused by the rise in transition to the value based payment alternatives, consumerism and high deductible health coverage plans. Off late, it … Continue reading

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Why Physicians Consider ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act) as Their Best Friend When Fighting Denials?

Established on September 2, 1974, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act is coded in the 29 USC, Chapter 18 and is a claimed federal law. As stated by this law, every individual is entitled to a sum of money after … Continue reading

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Trump’s Execution Policy: Crucial Things You Need to Know

Mr. Donald Trump; USA president has initiated a series of presidential actions since taking office on Jan 23, 2017. The directives touch on issues like the Affordable Care Act, new homeownership, federal hiring, and most controversially, immigration. Some of the … Continue reading

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Steps to Follow to Get Reimbursement for Your Practice

Denied insurance claims—the healthcare revenue negating claims. The common occurrence of such denials is too unfortunate for the current scenario of the healthcare and medical billing service. According to medical insurance experts “In most of the cases, the claims get … Continue reading

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Coding Rules for Modifiers 32 and 33 with CPT Codes in Medical Billing and Coding

There are a couple of modifiers in medical coding that are very rarely used. Two such modifiers are 32 and 33. These modifiers can only be used when there is appropriate documentation supporting the case. Here are some pointers on … Continue reading

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How can Physicians Use Mobile Devices to Boost Patient Care?

Smartphones have become an integral part of day to day life. As they say nowadays, “there is an app for everything”; it is true indeed. Nowadays there is an application for things ranging from reminders to calorie check to which … Continue reading

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