By Angela Jordan – The Transitional Care Management codes (99495, 99496) introduced in 2013 allow providers to report and capture reimbursement for the work involved with providing continuity of care to patients discharged from a hospital or other qualified stay, back into their community setting.Read More
By Tyler Williams – Did you know that nearly half of all emergency care is uncompensated? Are you aware that one in five patients treated in the emergency department has no insurance or clear method of reimbursement?
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By Casey Williams – Here’s What to Do About It. Billing statements are infamous for being difficult to read, but we tend to underestimate just how much confusion they introduce into the patient’s understanding of their healthcare experience. Here’s a little proof.
By Sreeram Mantha – With the federal meaningful use program having dangled the “carrot” of millions of incentive dollars in front of healthcare providers to implement certified EHRs over the last decade, many more systems have been implemented than ever before.
By Kayla Matthews – Medical billing is a necessary part of the profession, but it can be tedious and time-consuming, taking up time that could be otherwise spent assisting patients or maintaining your practice.
By Keith Lage – If your medical billing service is losing your practice revenue, you should be looking into switching your billing services provider. You know that once you find a new service and start fixing some of the errors your revenue will soar.
By Lisa Eramo – When was the last time you examined your net collection rate as part of a ‘financial health and wellness’ checkup? Monitoring this rate has always been important; however, it is absolutely critical in the current healthcare environment.
Q&A with Timothy Mills – At the end of the day, physicians want to do what’s in the best interest of patients. Physician practices are eager to make the transition to value-based care, but fee-for-service continues to rule that visit and how the physician gets reimbursed.