Monthly Archives: December 2015

Your ICD-10 Goals for 2016

Come 2016 and the medical fraternity is close to panicking, worrying about the plethora of regulations that will certainly herald the new year with. However, everything is not as bad as it seems, and the world is certainly not coming … Continue reading

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Heal your Practices by Reducing Denials

Doctors, whose raison d’etre is to heal, actually end up focusing on loopholes in their billing process than focusing on tending the patients. Healing their patients and working towards healing the shortcomings of their billing process, resulting into denials is … Continue reading

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Otolaryngology – Better practices for a Smooth Flow of Revenue

One of the oldest medical specialties’ in the US is that of Otolaryngology. Medical practitioners in this area cure illnesses of the ear, nose, throat and sometimes, the head and neck areas as well. This specialty encompasses the general and … Continue reading

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Will ICD-10 Increase Denials Next Year?

The run up to October 1 2015 had led many medical practitioners predict that with the integration of ICD-10 coding system, the denial rates would increase two-fold and the accounts receivable cycles would lengthen to an estimated extra 40 percent … Continue reading

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How will Outsourcing Help DME’s?

Billing is the chief characteristic of any business. The same holds true for DMEs (Durable Medical Equipment); which denotes billing for the usage of medical equipment and supplies. DME includes wheelchairs, nebulizers, oxygen, traction equipment, walkers, kidney machines, crutches, ventilators … Continue reading

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4 Common Misconceptions about Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASC)

Ambulatory Surgical Centers or ASCs as it is commonly called was first established in Phoenix, Arizona in 1970 by two physicians who wanted to provide comfortable care to the people in their community so that they could avoid more impersonal … Continue reading

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What do Medical Billing jobs look like in 2016?

Medical billing and coding is complicated and not an easy straightforward process. The multitude of rules and regulations, the introduction of the Affordable care Act (ACA) or popularly called as Obamacare, and the present switch from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding … Continue reading

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