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Limit Your CPT® Code Set Updates to January? Here’s Why That’s a Bad Idea

Payers don’t accept eted CPT® codes, so your claims can’t succeed if your medical procedure codes are out of date. But do you know how often you need to update your CPT® code set? It may be often than you think. Here are some pointers to keep in mind to give your claims their best chance at accurate payment.

Filed Under: Billing & Coding Tips, Medical Billing and Coding Topics, Medicare Billing Tips

How to Ensure HIPAA Compliance with Cloud Faxing

A recent study found that 25% of healthcare organizations don’t encrypt their patient’s data in the cloud. Fa remains one of the key communication mediums for healthcare organizations because it’s legally binding and reliable. With so many faxes coming and going, cloud fa shines with its ability to trace and track faxes including automatic notifications of receipt, re-sending of faxes and automatic archiving.

Filed Under: Practice Management Tips

There’s Nothing Funny About the Flu! (Except These Stories)

Feeling like you were hit by a truck, fever, sore throat, nausea, and a nose that runs like a river are only a few of the not-so-ly symptoms that can come along with playing hostess to this nasty virus. In fact, the CDC reported 56,000 influenza-associated deaths in 2012-2013 alone. The flu should be taken very seriously and there’s certainly nothing funny about it! Well, except these stories…

Filed Under: How to Bill for Flu Vaccine