Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) or outpatient surgery centers provide same-day surgical care. This may include diagnostic and preventive procedures. However, ASCs may face problems related to physician reimbursement and accurate pain management billing. Staying viable can pose a challenge to ambulatory surgery centers. If you run an ASC and want to stay competitive and profitable, you need to overcome in-house billing challenges while staying compliant in the cRead More
If you are a physician who runs a medical practice, you certainly understand the importance of medical billing in your business. Patient care is your number one priority but it could be comprised with in-house medical billing. This is why medical billing services are imperative.
Radiologists and radiology practices are a critical component in medical diagnosis and treatment. In other words, radiology findings can save lives. Unfortunately, despite efforts, radiology report documentation does not adhere to a fixed standard. This may make analysis of incidental findings quite difficult. To solve this problem, radiology practices need an integrated clinical analytics system, that can achieve the following –
The use of online health information exchange systems is transforming the way healthcare providers operate. Everyone benefits from using shared information and this is easily accessed by healthcare employees but, it has a built-in safety to protect security. It is very important that everyone who is involved in a patient’s care has access to the same information and this eliminates potential mistakes. It also ensures that everyone is informed as to the latest testRead More
Healthcare practices that submit incorrect or inaccurate claims may face allegations of fraud. This can result in penalty and loss of reputation. Fraud may not always be intentional. Incorrect billing by untrained and inexperienced billing staff runs the risk of fraud. To ensure your practice files correct claims, here is what you can do.
If you are considering changing your patient record systems as you have the desire to have everything electronically based going forward, it is useful to understand the advantages of electronic medical records. There are potentially too many to list but, one main benefit is that it is easy to gain access to required information for patients but also, for other healthcare providers. Think of it as an easy to read a traditional medical chart and it contains every aspeRead More
Radiology is a unique medical specialty that utilizes imaging to diagnose and treat diseases for various other specialties and make recommendations to referring doctors, if more scans are required. Radiology billing can be demanding, because it involves of the following factors –
You probably know about how most practices are now moving to outsourced medical billing. If you are still sitting on the fence about outsourcing your medical billing, here are some facts to help you make the decision.
There are some serious advantages to outsourcing medical billing, especially for small medical practices where the time and energy of employees is better spent elsewhere. A professional medical billing company can take all the headaches of billing and be coding away and leave medical staff to do what they do best and that is to provide care for their patients. Read More
As a healthcare specialist, it is important that your medical health center has a system in place that optimizes payments while providing a high level of care to patients. The medical billing process can be highly complex and is often an invisible part of the healthcare system and there are so many ways in which the billing process can become costly, ill-effective and time-consuming. Currently, millions of Americans are paying too much due to miscalculations and thiRead More