Why multitasking doesn’t help physicians or practices

May 20th, 2014|

On days when you feel overwhelmed with medical coding and billing at your practice, you might think you need to accomplish everything at once.

Report: Medicare plans can seem daunting for seniors

May 19th, 2014|

While Medicare is one of the most popular health care programs to emerge from the U.S. government, a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation shows that seniors often find it difficult to compare parts of Medicare.

Doctors’ healthy habits can improve practices

May 15th, 2014|

While it's important for everyone to stay fit and healthy, there are special benefits that doctors can enjoy from leading a more active lifestyle, most notably improving the balance and workflow of their practice.

Lesser-known benefits of the ICD-10 transition

May 14th, 2014|

Doctors across the country are ready to embrace the transition to ICD-10 - a groundbreaking switch in the way that medical coding and billing will be conducted.

Most primary care practices holding up well after ACA rollout

May 13th, 2014|

During the election cycle in 2012 and some time after, the implications of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), one of hallmarks of the Obama Administration, seemed to be on the minds of politicians, physicians and patients alike.

Things to consider when hiring a nurse practitioner or physician’s assistant

May 12th, 2014|

As a physician, you already know that physician's assistants (PA) and nurse practitioners (NP) are the employees who have a direct impact on your office's medical coding and billing, making them vital hires for your business.

Practice profitability continues to decline in 2014

May 9th, 2014|

The 2nd annual Practice Profitability Index (PPI) was recently released by IT-based CareCloud and QuantiaMD, and the results are not looking good for medical billing and coding among many of the nation's practices.

Study: Q1 sees climb in health care worker confidence

May 8th, 2014|

Data in recent years has suggested that the health care industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors out there - but those numbers don't always translate into employee confidence.

Upcoming ICD-10 code conversion still causing anxiety for some doctors

May 6th, 2014|

The Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA), which aims to protect citizens' privacy in regards to their health care, is requiring that all medical practices comply with the upcoming federally mandated ICD-10 conversion.

Patients can help practices perform even better

May 5th, 2014|

With the massive shifts in health care technology, the focus on proper machinery and medical coding and billing, it's easy to see why patients can sometimes get overlooked. However, it is crucial for physicians and staff to understand that patients are the most important aspect of your business.