Cardiologists are likely to face an entirely new scenario with respect to regulations and coding in the upcoming future. With healthcare industry implementing constant reforms and the government as well as private insurers subscribing to increasingly efficient methods of medical billing and claim filing, cardiologists can’t afford to lag behind. In addition to providing quality care to patients, Cardiologists are expected to follow regulations norms and update their billing practices as per new coding guidelines.
Some of the imminent changes in 2013, which can affect billing and collections, are –
In addition to these regulatory changes, there will be reduction in reimbursements and payouts to Cardiologists for office testing and medical services. This would mean financial turmoil for many Cardiology practices that are not maintaining efficient billing practices. With reduced government support, Cardiologists will have to manage their revenue cycles more carefully in order to remain financially viable. Thus following billing practices could be adopted by Cardiologists for better productivity and efficiency –
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