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Where is your Medical Practice Losing Money?

Medical practices have been leaking money for some time now – increasing expenses, shrinking insurance reimbursements, and increased compliance parameters means more paperwork than ‘actual’ work.  Relying on practice managers to help cut down your expenses could prove tricky if not done right, then there are efficiency and technology challenges that have been plaguing a number of practices.  

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Information Technology – Backbone of Healthcare Delivery System

The New Year witnessed a happy and healthy resolution connected to the importance of health information technology, made by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  The center stated in its release, “We are working diligently to improve the means for information exchange and electronic data sharing across and among providers and health systems.” 

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Exploring Revenue Cycle Management

Revenue Cycle Management is the process of managing your claims processing, payment and revenue generation.  This includes everything from determining the patient’s eligibility, collecting their co-pay, coding the claims, tracking the claims, collecting payments and following up on denied claims.  A critical part of your office function, it is important that the entire revenue cycle process is managed efficiently.

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Key Areas to Consider for a Career in Medical Coding

John is definite that he wants a career in the healthcare industry.  After all, the healthcare industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country and John is sure that there were many opportunities for those willing to work diligently.  When he expressed his desire of joining the healthcare industry to his immediate neighbor and good friend,

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Hospitals Pay to Settle Inflated Billing Lawsuit

Robert was shocked, as he read the news regarding the settlements made by the hospitals, for incorrect Kyphoplasty procedures.  He clearly remembered that day, when his mom had to undergo the same procedure, way back in 2006.  Although active and otherwise healthy, his mom suffered from osteoporosis since the last three years.  Last week, she slipped in the kitchen and felt a sharp pain in her lower back. 

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