In the cult science fiction film “Pitch Black”, the lead character, actually an anti-hero played by Vin Diesel, is thus engaged by the main antagonist, played by Cole Hauser:
Cole Hauser: Battlefield doctors decide who lives and who
We all must be familiar with the adage, Health is Wealth; ironically in today’s world this can be taken at face value, more so for the healthcare industry than any individual. If you are a practice manager,
In recent times many clinics have wholeheartedly accepted the importance of overall patient experience to the fiscal well-being of their setups, and have invested a lot of money, time, and effort in trying to achieve the requisite
Of late there have been increasingly alarming statements emanating from the offices of CMS about seemingly blatant Medicare frauds. “Nearly 50% of the claims submitted to Medicare in certain states are fraudulent and contain upcoding”. “$11 billion
Are you one of those, under increasing fiscal pressures and dipping reimbursements, contemplating on converting your free-standing clinic into a Provider Based one? If so you are not alone, as many before you have taken that route
Why do clinics need an EMR? The immediate objectives that come to mind are:
a. To reduce expenses and enhance efficiency.
b. Increase bottom line.
c. Improve patient-physician relationship.
The above can be said to pretty much cover the whole of
It has been estimated that more than $ 200 billion is spent each year in the United States on medical claims submission and reimbursement procedures, but the sad truth is despite the colossal amount of money allocated,
Medical Billing Refresher
Hi, here is a simple fun test to see where you stand in the seemingly Greek-and-Latin world of medical billing lingo. If you score 8/8, give yourself a pat in the back. If you don’t,
Novel Solution to an Age Old Problem in Medical Billing
The Merit Orthopedic Clinic (name changed for privacy) is a major Center for Orthopedic Care and Emergent Orthopedic Procedures in the outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia. What began
EHR and meaningful use:
Adopting Electronic health records can be a smart move in moving towards your stimulus incentive package. But are you sure you would get eligible for the incentive package?
When not channelized properly, the same can