Monthly Archives: February 2014

Developing a compliance plan

February 28th, 2014|

Compliance programs, which help medical practices avoid fraud through prevention and detection, are now mandatory.

ICD-10 implementation will not be delayed, CMS head says

February 27th, 2014|

Providers must ensure they are prepared for the coming ICD-10 transition, according to Modern Health Care, as there will be no delay in the implementation of the new medical billing and coding system.

Affordable Care Act brings confusion to many Americans

February 27th, 2014|

The Affordable Care Act is changing many aspects of the health care industry. Research shows it is as complicated for consumers as well.

Adverse weather and the physician practice

February 27th, 2014|

As many areas of the country are experiencing bad - and sometimes dangerous - weather, physician practices may feel a financial chill.

Patients still confused about ACA, exchanges

February 26th, 2014|

New data from the Kaiser Family Foundation shows patients have mixed feelings about the Affordable Care Act and many of its provisions.

Thriving in primary care when patients are reluctant

February 26th, 2014|

A recent survey commissioned by PartnerMD, a national membership-based medical provider, found many Americans are wary of primary care practitioners.

Online reviews: What you need to know

February 26th, 2014|

Increasing patient volume is a high priority at many practices.

Implementing practice changes? Follow these steps for success

February 25th, 2014|

Many physician practices are making substantial changes to prepare for success with the implementation of provisions from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the ICD-10 transition.

What does the future hold for medical billing?

February 25th, 2014|

The landscape of medical billing is changing rapidly, with changes ranging from the implementation of ICD-10 to certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that are impacting how providers bill and code.

ICD-10 end-to-end testing to come, says CMS

February 25th, 2014|

As the date of ICD-10 implementation looms, providers and payers alike are continuing to prepare for the change.