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The analysis of any medical billing or coding question is dependent on numerous specific facts — including the factual situations present related to the patients, the practice, the professionals and the medical services and advice. Additionally, laws and regulations and insurance and payer policies (as well as coding itself) are subject to change. The information that has been accurate previously can be particularly dependent on changes in time or circumstances. The information contained in this web site is intended as general information only. It is not intended to serve as medical, health, legal or financial advice or as a substitute for professional advice of a medical coding professional, healthcare consultant, physician or medical professional, legal counsel, accountant or financial adviser. If you have a question about a specific matter, you should contact a professional adviser directly.

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We greatly encourage your comments on our Capture Billing blog and hope that you will participate in our discussions. We do our best to respond to every comment but please keep in mind that we may not be able to get back to you right away. Comments that are not relevant to the current topic or comments that are self-promoting will will be deleted.

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We retain the discretion to determine which posts or comments violate our Blog Comment Policy and we reserve the right to remove and/or not post these comments. We also reserve the right to modify our Blog Comment Policy Terms and Conditions at any time. The views expressed within these posted comments do not necessarily reflect those views of Capture Billing.

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Fight Flu: It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week! #NIVW2016

We sharing valuable information for clients and friends through the Capture Billing blog! This week, we are even MORE excited to join partners across the country for the #NIVW2016 Blog-A-Thon and social media blitz in support of National Influenza Vaccination Week.

32 Mobile Healthcare Stats

Are Your Patients Ready For Mobile Health? My friend Teresa Iafolla over at eVisit recently wrote a post listing 32 fascinating mobile health statistics. Teresa and her team did a quick survey of the top reports about mobile health. Together they complied a list 32 must-know stats that doctors and practice administrators need to be aware of about mobile health.

How to Get Reimbursed for Telemedicine Services

Although telemedicine services were once considered a passing trend, the demand is now growing exponentially. Medical practices are starting to begin to implement telemedicine for their patients. Here are 5 tips to ensure you maximize telemedicine billing in your practice.