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Article Archive for October 2015

Baby Steps

October 30, 2015 – 2:04 am |
Baby Steps

Most providers are waiting with baited breath to see how the ICD-10 coding transition unfolds as far as reimbursements and claim rejections. According to the initial results, there has been little to be alarmed about. …

Engaging the Patient in the Process

October 30, 2015 – 2:02 am |
Engaging the Patient in the Process

Health care providers at many physician practices, hospitals and health systems across America rely on electronic medical records (EHRs) to give the medical team and patients access to the same critical data. The U.S. News and …

What Are the Odds?

October 29, 2015 – 2:04 am |
What Are the Odds?

Many providers have been working hard to meet the Meaningful Use requirements to receive financial incentives as they continue to upgrade their technology systems to meet the needs of today’s healthcare. Federal payments through Medicare and …

Working as a Team

October 29, 2015 – 2:02 am |
Working as a Team

Electronic health records (EHRs) have been presented as the path to open information exchange between providers, improving individual patient health as well as increasing the quality of the national population health situation. Healthcare IT News brought this …

Open Enrollment Can Be a Dangerous Time

October 28, 2015 – 2:04 am |
Open Enrollment Can Be a Dangerous Time

Fraud and scams know no age, socio or economic status in regards to their victims. However, they do tend to have a season. Open enrollment periods in the fall are becoming prime and fertile soil …

Fighting the Anxiety

October 27, 2015 – 2:06 am |
Fighting the Anxiety

ICD-10 is live but many physicians are still confused and their anxiety abounds. This interesting information came from ICD-10 Monitor in their article, “ICD-10 is up and Running, but Much Anxiety Remains.”
The goal during this transition …

Fighting Fraud the Old Fashioned Way

October 27, 2015 – 2:02 am |
Fighting Fraud the Old Fashioned Way

With the implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) and the large investment of funds they require, comes drama. The New York City Health and Hospitals Corp. (HHC) been in the middle of an investigation into their multi-year, …

ICD-10’s Little Idiosyncrasies

October 26, 2015 – 2:06 am |
ICD-10’s Little Idiosyncrasies

The 140,000 diagnostic codes known as the ICD-10 made their long awaited debut in medical practices earlier this month. Claims for any service performed on October 1 and beyond must bear one or more of …

Bumps in the Road

October 23, 2015 – 2:04 am |
Bumps in the Road

It should be no surprise that the first bump in the road for the ICD-10 coding classification implementation is breaking news. There were just too many nay sayers who were waiting with their spotlights. ICD-10 Monitor …

No Easy Way Out

October 22, 2015 – 2:04 am |
No Easy Way Out

Electronic health records (EHRs) are intended to provide collaboration and sharing of data from provider to provider and facility to facility, regardless of their location. However, like most things for which users are finding shortcuts …

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