What You Need to Know About Obamacare Almost 60% of Americans do not know enough about Obamacare, and being out of the loop causes people to question if they support it or not. Who does it affect? Who is involved? What new taxes are included in the Affordable Care Act? These questions and many are answered in our latest infographic from our friends at TopRNtoBSN.com.
Everything You Need to Know about Medical Billing and Coding Medical billing and coding is our specialty here at Capture. Our friends at Trade-schools.net, created a simple and easy to understand infographic that explains the question “What is Medical Billing and Coding?” Medical billing is one of the fastest growing careers in healthcare increasing at an estimated rate of 20% a year. With all the changes happening in healthcare, having a dedicated medical biller or billing company on your side Continue Reading
There are many requirements that must be fulfilled to properly bill for a consultation. One item that CMS and insurance carriers have been loing at is the reports sent to the provider requesting a consult. When sending letters back to a provider who requested a consultation for a patient, make sure that your letter does not use the words referred or referring. A requirement of a consultation is sending a report back to the requesting provider. Usually reports or letters Continue Reading
The Senate passed the jobs bill late Tuesday night that includes the postponing of the 21% cut in Medicare reimbursement. Doctors get another 30 days before the Medicare cuts take effect. Hopefully Congress will act and rescind the cuts because doctors are already getting there reimbursements cut by 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
I was reading a blog post entitled ‘Doctor: Why I decided to join and insurance-free practice’ about a primary care physician joining a practice that does not take insurance because he was not making any money at his current practice. I help run a large physician’s practice and medical billing and consulting firm. I hear doctors complaining about insurance reimbursements and requirements all the time. In almost all cases the real reason for their complaining, after asking the right questions, has to Continue Reading