In some scenarios, in-house medical billing is efficient than outsourcing. However, the key is always to generate the highest return on investment. In most all cases, a medical billing company can save you money on overhead costs, employee wages, reduce the risk of errors, provide consistency and make you money too.
5 Steps to New Opportunities for Medical Billing Companies This is a guest post by my colleague Katie Matlack from Software Advice. In her post Katie writes about how medical billing companies are needed and best suited to help physicians with their Electronic Medical Records. With the mainstreaming of electronic health records (EHRs), some medical billing service company professionals may be concerned that doctors perceive that an EHR could replace them. Given the automatic coding and error-checking features of an EHR, this fear Continue Reading
Changes to Current HIPAA Laws and Regulations My colleague Jonathan Krasner at Business Engineering, Inc. in Reston, Virginia sent me the following information about HIPAA changes that take effect this week. His information pertains to physician offices, medical billing companies, hospitals and a host of other healthcare facilities and vendors. Congress passed and President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) in February, 2009. The healthcare IT component of the ARRA is commonly referred to as the Continue Reading
Capture Billing is pleased to announce that two of its associates, Jackie Penna, CPC, and Nikki Hendrix, CPC, have been elected officers of the Leesburg Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).Jackie is currently the President-Elect and Nikki the Treasurer-Elect. They will take their offices on January 1st. The AAPC provides certified credentials to medical coders in healthcare facilities including physician offices, hospitals and medical billing companies. The Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credential is the gold standard Continue Reading
Medical Billing Company complies with Federal Red Flag Rules, HIPAA and HITECH Act guiines for network and data security to protect patient medical and financial records. (Washington, D.C.) September 9, 2009 – Capture Billing & Consulting, Inc., a medical billing and practice management consulting company located outside of Washington, DC, has contracted with Office Defender of Sterling, Virginia to provide network administration services, upgrade network security, stream encrypted backup procedures and implement disaster recovery protocols. With new governmental requirements for Continue Reading