Passed at the end of 2019, The SECURE Act (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) was designed to help ensure retirement security for the nation. But, as is often the case with new legislation, many employers are feeling very insecure about the Act’s complexities. Imagine you are playing football More..
Modifier mistakes leads to Claims denials. They slow your revenue cycle, take up valuable staff time, and put a dent in your bottom line. We get it—coding and billing is complicated enough without having to worry about Medicare modifiers. But incorrect use of CMS modifiers More..
5 Ways a Medical Scribe Can Benefit Physician Practice Bottom Line by increasing physician productivity, proper documentation and patient satisfaction. Like most providers, your number one goal is to provide the very best care for your patients. But maintaining profitability for your practice is undoubtedly More..
Two Surprising—But Common—Causes of EMTALA Violations The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) is full of concepts that seem straightforward, so why are EMTALA violations so common for hospitals? Although EMTALA requirements are seemingly simple, they quickly get confusing when they’re applied to real More..
5 Tips for Compliant Copy and Paste Like most healthcare professionals, you’re short on time. That’s no surprise, since many practices must see more patients than ever just to stay afloat. That increased patient volume, plus burdensome documentation requirements, make it tempting to look for More..
CMS has added 273 new codes, revised 30 codes, and deleted 21 codes. Understand ICD-10 code changes for fracture of orbit & ada deficiency. ICD-10-CM Code Updates for 2020: How Specific Can You Get? By Andrea Bonner, COPC If you haven’t taken a look More..
Here are three things you should know about the potential changes to Stark law in the CMS-proposed rule. Get familiar with them now, and you’ll have less work to do when the rule is finalized. 3 Major Updates to Stark Law Coming Soon If you’re More..
Losing good employees is expensive, and with a tight labor market, turnover is a fact of life for employers. CEOs and those in charge of employee retention are looking at a number of strategies to keeping workers in their chairs, but which one works best More..
When it comes to HIPAA security, are you sure your practice has it right? Many practices think they’ve got HIPAA-Compliance down to a science, but in reality, that’s just not the case. Why? With HIPAA, the devil is truly in the details. Almost all practices More..