How Mental Health Billing Differs From Medical Billing

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Topics surrounding mental health are on the rise due to an increase in open and honest conversations across communities and on social media and a decrease in stigma resulting from advocates opening up about their mental health struggles. Television shows, movies, and the news share stories of hardship and…

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Top Three Features of Practice Management Systems

Practice managers play a crucial role in helping physician offices run smoothly. Doctors are responsible for multiple administrative tasks along with patient care, making it nearly impossible for them to manage their practice without assistance. In addition to implementing programs and procedures to improve operations efficiency and managing overall operations of the practice’s business functions,…

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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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10 Ways To Fight Zoom Fatigue

Many employees in the United States have been working remotely full-time over the past six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Before the novel coronavirus outbreak, 31 percent of employees worked from home, a number that has increased to 88 percent. Employers might be concerned about a lack of productivity when their employees work remotely,…

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Top Trends in Medical Billing

Medical billing has been an essential part of reimbursement in healthcare for decades. The professionals in this industry, though, used to either draft necessary documents by hand or use a typewriter. Not only was this manual process extremely time-consuming, it led to inaccuracies and other medical errors. Technology has certainly transformed the medical billing industry…

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Everything You Need to Know about Telehealth Billing

Telehealth has been in the national media more often during the past few months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, even before the novel coronavirus outbreak hit the United States, approximately 76 percent of U.S. hospitals connected with patients and consulting practitioners at a distance through telehealth. Although telehealth often is used interchangeably with the…

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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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Does Work From Home Equal Lower Productivity?

When considering what productivity actually is or by looking at its actual definition, there are two things that spring to mind in quick succession. First, the efficiency of any business can be measured by the rate of output per unit of input, and second, the defining factor of the input is people. Since the pandemic…

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How To Bill For TeleHealth

How To Bill For TeleMedicine Healthcare

As of March 6, 2020, and for the duration of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Medicare and other commercial payors will now pay for office, hospital, and other visits furnished via telehealth across the country and patient’s places of residence. A range of providers, such as doctors, nurse practitioners, clinical psychologists, and licensed clinical social…

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End Of Year Checklist

The end of the year is symbolic in so many different ways. When reflecting on the past 365 days, there is always so much growth, whether you realize it or not. While you bask in all your accomplishments from the last year, there are still a few loose ends to tie up before the start…

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