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…
Medical practices can increase flu vaccination rates by implementing these four best practices appropriate for their patient population.
When preparing for #NIVW2016, make sure your whole medical practice team knows how and when to provide the flu VIS and answer common patient concerns.
With so much misinformation about what a flu shot does or doesn’t provide, it’s no wonder people get confused. With few exceptions, flu shots are recommended for anyone 6 months old or older, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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.
The Flu and You This has been a bad year for the flu. Compared to last year hospitalizations due to the influenza virus are up 169%. For kids in school and especially college students living in dorms or even larger families living all in the same house, transferring germs between each other becomes very easy and quickly spreads the virus. Before you know it everyone is infected. The infographic below los at how many people get the flu and how Continue Reading
How to bill flu shots to Medicare and commercial insurance companies.
With Healthcare Reform just around the corner and all the new regulations already placed on physicians in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), Capture Billing & Consulting, Inc., is helping doctors and medical billers wade thorough and sort out information with its new Medical Billing Minute videos. The one minute long videos will cover a multitude of topics relevant for today’s physicians to help them through the maze of coding, billing and compliance regulations. The first video walks physicians through how Continue Reading
Capture Billing & Consulting, an Outsource Medical Billing Company, produces one minute videos to help healthcare providers on topics including coding and billing for the H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine. Washington, DC (Vocus) October 22, 2009 — With Healthcare Reform just around the corner and all the new regulations already placed on physicians in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), Capture Billing & Consulting, Inc., a medical billing and practice management company, is helping doctors and medical billers wade thorough Continue Reading
This episode of the Medical Billing Minute helps physicians and medical billing on how to bill and code for the H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine.