Doctors and nurses often receive most of the attention in healthcare, but behind the scenes, many other professionals work hard to provide the best patient experience possible. Medical billers and coders are particularly important, and yet, few people understand the crucial role they play.
Understanding how to properly bill and code for services provided by NPPs is imperative to running a cost-effective and efficient medical practice.
A recent survey found that 84 percent of patients use on reviews to evaluate physicians. Doctors need to create on profiles that rise above the rest. Here are some tips to customize your profiles to get patients coming to your practice.
Last year, 9 out of 10 physicians said they’ve transitioned to electronic medical records (EHR) and it’s estimated that by 2018 nearly of the 3.4 billion smartphone and tablet users will have downloaded some sort of health related apps, so it’s easy to see that there are several ways for patient information to be at risk.
What industry do hackers target most? Healthcare. Protecting patient information from healthcare breaches is a big problem in America. Here are some facts..
Insurance claim denials and rejections are one of the biggest obstacles affecting healthcare reimbursements. Too often the terms “claim rejection” and “claim denial” are used interchangeably in the billing world.
Data aggregation and healthcare technology integration dominated the conversation at HIMSS 2017 amongst both the attendees and the presenters. Although many sessions focused on other topics, speakers were often steered into discussing health tech integration and data utilization.
Doctors and practice managers know that their patients are on and that reviews can affect the business. Afterall, 85% of doctors say that they proactively check on reviews about themselves. That’s great but, you need to go one step further. The most important thing about on reviews isn’t mitigating the bad ones, it’s solicitation.
A new study shows just how much patients are relying on the Internet when making healthcare decisions. The sixth annual Makovsky/Kelton “Pulse of On Search” Survey interviewed 1,035 Americans and found that 61 percent lo to the web first when trying to identify symptoms of a potential disease or condition.
Query! Query! Query! Who are these people and what do they want from me? Whether you are a physician who practices medicine in the inpatient or outpatient setting, you have probably been hunted down by a medical biller, coder or clinical documentation improvement specialist. This group of “hunters and gatherers” are quite astute and tenacious and their weapon of choice is the QUERY! They know their stuff and can sniff out any area in the chart that needs Continue Reading