Monthly Archives: May 2014

Health-related IT threats every practice should be aware of

May 30th, 2014|

With the constant activity that occurs in a practice, offices can be easy to overlook IT threats that lie under the surface of your medical billing software.

Gallup: ACA sign-up success not resonating with Americans

May 30th, 2014|

Despite the fact that the Obama Administration is touting sign-up numbers higher than originally expected, the implementations of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) remain unpopular with most Americans, according to a recent Gallup poll.

Social media do’s and don’ts for your practice

May 29th, 2014|

There's no doubt that social media is impacting many sectors in the global marketplace, and this includes the way your practice operates.

Does Medicaid expansion create risks for practices?

May 29th, 2014|

While the Affordable Care Act has created many promising things for electronic medical billing in the future, another part of the legislation includes a large expansion of Medicaid recipients, which could create several challenges for practices.

CMS confirms partial ICD-10 freeze

May 28th, 2014|

In the latest publication of MLN Connects, a news outlet for details pertaining to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, there will be a partial ICD-10 code freeze that will continue through the scheduled start date of October 1, 2015.

First doctor survey on the ACA reveals key practice variables

May 27th, 2014|

It's been several months since the onset of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), one of the benchmarks of the Obama Administration and perhaps the largest shift in health care reform in more than 50 years.

How current legislative decisions are affecting practices

May 23rd, 2014|

From California to Vermont, there are several major legislative developments that are shaping the way that health care is conducted in the U.S., and many of them could have a direct impact on medical coding and billing.

Practice management system market projected to skyrocket

May 22nd, 2014|

A new report released by Markets and Markets is projecting big things for the practice management system industry in the coming years.

Ways for physicians to stay up-to-date with industry regulations

May 21st, 2014|

Staying on top of the latest trends in medical billing solutions is one of the best things that doctors can do for their practices.

Report: Industry could save $100 billion with better health care transparency

May 20th, 2014|

Costs are unsustainable in many cases with medical coding and billing, a subject that has been on the minds of individuals for several decades. However, it appears that several legislative initiatives and changes within the U.S. health care system could make costs more manageable for practices, physicians and patients.