Medical Billing News

    What Is the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)?

    January 19, 2022

    If you’re a Medicare provider, then you might want to know about MIPS—a healthcare incentive program that helps gather data of quality and performance outcomes over time while rewarding medical practices that demonstrate improvements. This program utilizes a “score” system comprised of four categories. Learn more about these categories and how to ...

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    3 Tips for Making Patient Collections More Compassionate

    January 14, 2022

    Your medical practice can’t operate without receiving money for services rendered, whether from insurance company claims or patients paying out-of-pocket. Sometimes, over time, this process can feel ...

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    Top 6 Questions to Ask a Medical Billing Service

    January 5, 2022

    Do you and your team feel overwhelmed by the medical billing and coding process? Tired of insurance claims being rejected or trying to keep up with new legal requirements? Perhaps it’s time to ...

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    What is a HIPAA Breach? (+ Tips to Avoid Them)

    December 23, 2021

    Did you know that healthcare data breaches cost US industries $6.2 billion per year? With such a high cost, it’s more critical than ever to ensure that your medical practice is taking the best steps ...

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    What Is Risk Adjustment? How to Calculate It

    December 16, 2021

    When it comes to running a successful medical practice, there are a plethora of terms you need to know and how each one impacts your practice. One such concept is risk adjustment, which affects your ...

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    What Is Concierge Healthcare?

    November 3, 2021

    A staggering 90% of patients are satisfied with their concierge healthcare experience, and 97% feel their doctors take a personal interest in their quality of care. These are extraordinary ratings ...

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    What You Need to Know About the Medicaid & Medicare Exclusion List

    October 4, 2021

    In 2019, more than 18% of Americans were covered by Medicare; in 2020 alone, Medicare’s budget exceeded $925 billion. This is an important population of the country for your medical practice, and ...

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    ASC Coding and Billing: How is it different from Physician Medical Billing?

    July 26, 2021

    There are hundreds of pages of regulations and updated legislation for medical billing - not to mention, thousands of nuanced billing codes! Navigating the ins and outs of one particular focus of ...

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    Understanding The No Surprises Act: What is it, and How it Affects Medical Billing

    June 17, 2021

    Congressional legislation can often be confusing or intimidating to read about - but sometimes new rules are signed into law that have a significant impact on your medical practice! The No Surprises ...

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    Top 3 Trends Affecting Dermatology Billing Practices

    June 15, 2021

    The human body could not function without its largest organ - the skin. Preventing, monitoring, and treating conditions related to or manifesting on the skin is one of the most important aspects of ...

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    Gross Collection Ratio vs Net Collection Ratio: What's the Difference?

    June 3, 2021

    Evaluating your net and gross collection rates is critical to gain a clear view of your medical practice’s overall revenue cycle. These metrics are important to understand how profitable your ...

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    Medical Billing Guidelines for Gastroenterology Practices

    May 18, 2021

    Gastroenterology practices have specific medical billing and coding challenges. Since this field requires both medical and surgical aspects, gastroenterology medical billing can be complex and ...

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    Medical Billing Best Practices for Dermatology Practices

    April 22, 2021

    Dermatology practices have unique medical billing and coding challenges that are specific to the specialty. Since dermatology requires both medical and surgical aspects, dermatology medical billing ...

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