Medical Billing Blog

78% Revenue Increase Due To Certified Cardiology Coding

Posted by Barry Shatzman on Wed, Jul, 31, 2013 @ 12:07 PM

You worked hard to get through med school and specialty training, and you like to think it’s all paying off in increased earnings because of your credentials.  You’re genuinely concerned for your patients, and take pride in providing the best cardiovascular care available.  You can’t imagine why anyone would opt to receive the same services from another provider who doesn’t have the same c.v, especially when patients don’t set payer rates, so why would you think you should settle for anything less out of your billing service?  

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CPR For Your ICD-10 Transition: Check, Prepare, Respond

Posted by Barry Shatzman on Fri, May, 17, 2013 @ 12:05 PM

The healthcare industry is changing rapidly and providers are facing many new challenges, with ICD-10, meaningful use, and fee schedule reductions being only a few. If you feel like there are just too many cats in the herd, there is one area where you can take control of the situation, and that is by re-evaluating the effectiveness and adaptability of your billing function.  Whether you have an in-house billing staff, or an outsourced revenue cycle management team, it’s crucial to make an accurate assessment of the processes associated with your billing function to ensure that you are not part of the majority of practices expected to face serious cash flow problems when ICD-10 goes into effect next October. 

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