Eliminating claim denials is a crucial aspect to revenue cycle management. Successful healthcare providers have streamlined operations and made the revenue cycle more efficient. They understand that every step counts when it comes to securing reimbursements and obtaining revenues for their services. An operation that lacks efficiency, the necessary staff skill set or effective processes in place can have unnecessary insurance denials which can have a costly impact on your bottom line.Read More
In 2014, radiology practitioners are facing a rapidly-shifting professional landscape. New technology, changes in healthcare laws, as well as the advancement of coding protocols used for reimbursement have all had an impact on the way that radiologists work and bill for their services. One of the most pressing radiology billing issues this year is the reimbursement changes to the technical component of imaging procedures, including many kinds of MRI and CT examinations.Read More
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.
With the impending switch to ICD-10, orthopedic practices must begin preparing to convert their ICD-9 codes over to ICD-10 if they want to keep their operation running smoothly and profitably with steady management of both patients and data. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has provided some helpful online resources for medical practitioners looking to ease the transition to this new coding system, including timelines, checklists, and implementation guides. To help convert your most commonly used codes from ICD-9 to ICD-10, there are several important steps to take.
EHR implementation is a subject that is weighing heavily on the minds of many healthcare professionals. Since not every doctor or medical administrator is trained effectively in the specific details of EHRs, or electronic health records, some may find it difficult to make this transition. However, the effort to make the switch should be well worth it.