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Health Insurance Changes & Updates that Impact Revenue Cycle

Posted Feb 22, 2016

The face of health insurance coverage in America is changing. While much of the attention has focused on individual Americans and the quality or extent of their coverage, Healthcare Information Services is concerned with highlighting the health insurance changes that impact the revenue cycle of our clients.

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The Basics of Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction (MPPR)

Posted Jan 5, 2016

Physician billing can be complicated, especially if you work with Medicare. But even commercial companies impose a Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction, or MPPR, in some instances. And although our team of experts at Healthcare Information Services know the ins and outs of how MPPR works, we want to make sure  you understand this insurance procedure, and why it occurs.

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2016 Updates to Medicare Health and Drug Plans as Proposed by CMS

Posted Apr 28, 2015

ID-100200001There are changes that will be coming in 2016 concerning the way Medicare will pay for medical services.  On February 20, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) asked for public comment on its proposed changes to Medicare Advantage (MA) plans and Part D Prescription Drug Programs.  The goal of the changes is to pay providers based on the quality of services they provide and not the quantity.

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Converting your Top Ortho ICD9 Codes to ICD10

There are many orthopedic coding that will come with the switch from ICD-9 to ICD-10.This free guide will help you understand ICD-10, prepare for it, and give you the resources to guide your transition.

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What the New "Doc Fix" Bill Will Mean for Your Practice

Posted Apr 22, 2015

ID-10022490While not the first time Medicare funding has undergone revision, (and likely not the last), the "Doc Fix" bill seeks to fix a long term problem with the system.  This bipartisan effort is focused on establishing more realistic funding and for Medicare, affecting both patient care and physician reimbursement.  This bill is considered a long-term fix, and not the more commonly used patch method to secure funding.

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Summary of 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

Posted Jan 13, 2015

ID-100259413Summary of 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule

On October 31st, 2014 CMS released final ruling on the  2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS). This is a summary of that final rule.


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