Hospital Billing vs. Clinical Billing

Two kinds of billing exist in the medical billing genre – Hospital billing (institutional billing) and clinical billing (physician billing). Hospital billing refers to the billing of claims generated for services performed by doctors who are associated with a hospital and for patients that make use of outpatient/inpatient services, diagnostic procedures, emergency services, laboratory, medication, […]

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An Ideal Resolution for a Physician for the New Year!

We are stepping into the New Year! 2015 has been a roller coaster ride with multiple healthcare changes that took place, the greatest of them being the implementation of ICD-10. Healthcare centers handled these changes pretty well, of course with effects that were pretty much visible. Striking a balance between the administration work and patient […]

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Has ICD-10 Increased Stress for Physicians?

The beginning of the new coding system was a rather normal one with not too many glitches. Despite the frustrations caused by the switch to ICD-10, the actual impact will be seen when it is time for reimbursements. No matter the preparations that went into getting themselves ready for ICD-10, physicians have yet to report […]

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Physician Staff Shortage: Problems & Solutions

There is an acute shortage of medical billers and coders along with other clinical staff for physicians in the United States and the health reforms are making it even more difficult for providers to recruit experienced and well trained staff. The recent health reforms bring with them numerous changes in the way in which reimbursement […]

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