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Surprise Medical Bills and New Legislation: An Overview

Surprise billing has been a bipartisan focus for the United States government for a couple years. Most Americans support legislation to protect patients from these costly yet often unexpected fees. Although multiple states have adopted comprehensive legislation to mitigate surprise billing, there wasn’t any such statute on the federal level – until recently. On December…

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How to Make a Remote Work Arrangement Successful

If you’re one of the many employees who have worked remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re not alone. According to the European Commission, approximately 35-40 percent of employees across the globe have worked from home most or all of the time since the spring of 2020. It appears this remote work trend won’t fade away…

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Advantages of Automation in Healthcare

With increasing standards and regulations in place, healthcare providers are looking to technology to streamline processes and improve patient care while lowering costs. Employing automation allows them to eliminate manual, paper-based administrative and clinical processes that are often repetitive and labor-intensive. Roughly 40% of the tasks performed by healthcare support occupations can be automated, as…

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Achieving Administrative and Financial Benefits Through Outsourced Medical Billing

The United States spends a staggering $3.6 trillion annually on healthcare. U.S. payers and providers drop approximately $496 billion on billing and insurance-related (BIR) costs each year. That’s an immense amount of money dispensed in one industry. Providers continually strive to achieve the highest level of reimbursement possible to procure their part of the country’s…

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Keeping Clients in a Crisis

Client retention is always an important part of business, but when the economy isn’t doing well this becomes imperative. COVID-19 has shut down or slowed down many providers’ offices which has given doctors plenty of time to look at their books and make changes if they don’t like what they see. While this provides a…

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Hospital Price Disclosure

Healthcare has long been known for asymmetrical information. Patients see a doctor, whether at a clinic or hospital, yet they rarely know when going in how much the visit will cost them. Over the past few years, CMS has been working to close this information gap, requiring hospitals to disclose prices for their most common…

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The Future of the Medical Billing Industry

Lately, there has been a lot of speculation amongst medical billing company owners about what the future of the medical billing industry will be. We have been working in this industry since 1994 and have seen significant changes over the years. The future of the medical billing industry is still bright and here is why.…

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Paycheck Protection Program Extension

Many billing companies have seen a decrease in work recently, due to the temporary closure or slowdown of providers across the country. While many providers have gradually begun to re-open, they have strict guidelines and are often seeing a smaller number of patients than usual. This, in turn, has affected billing offices across the country,…

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Successfully Hiring Remote Medical Billers

As the months roll on most of us are still working remotely, and for many medical billing offices, this may be the way of the future. Companies are realizing that they can do without the expensive overhead of office space and that many employees prefer to be at home. This may seem fairly straight forward…

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The What, Why and How of Leadership

What is leadership? An age-old question exhaustively studied by scholars and practitioners alike throughout centuries, from the greatest conqueror of all time Alexander the Great to the father of modern leadership Warren Bennis.  Nowadays, it might be easier to say what leadership is not than to say what leadership is.  Ensuring your company always hits…

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