Tag Archives for Medical Practices

Manny Oliverez Co-Founder of Healthcare Business Alliance – Organization for Assisting Physicians in the Business of Healthcare

CEO of Capture Medical Billing, Manny Oliverez, is one of ten founders of Healthcare Business Alliance, an organization dedicated to help physicians with the business of healthcare. South Riding, VA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 – Capture Billing & Consulting, Inc., a nationwide medical billing company located in South Riding, Virginia, is one of ten healthcare businesses that came together to form Healthcare Business Alliance (HCBA). HCBA is an organization founded to help physicians stay informed with issues that arise in the Continue Reading

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Meaningful Use: Commercial Insurance Companies Adopt Criteria

If Doctors Want to Get Paid They May Have to Buy an EHR I was reading a blog post from John at “EMR and HIPAA” entitled “Commercial Insurance Implementing Meaningful Use” that stated on August 5, 2010, four insurance companies would now include Meaningful Use criteria in their pay for performance (P4P) programs. Meaningful Use is being able to demonstrate the use of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) based on the criteria set by the government. Even if you have an Continue Reading

Filed Under: Medical Billing and Coding Topics

The HITECH Act and 300 BAUD Modems

Anyone Can Access Your Computer I remember back in 1984 when I got my first modem for my computer. It was a 300 BAUD modem. In today’s terms, think 186 times slower than dial-up. But WOW it opened up the world. No longer was my IBM compatible confined to my desk. My computer could now go anywhere in the world. Of course, there weren’t too many anywheres to go. Now I can access almost any computer on the planet. Well, Continue Reading

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MEDICARE UPDATE: Medicare Reimbursements Increase by 2.2 %

House Passes H.R. 3962 The House of Representatives just passed the Preservation of Access to Care for Medicare Beneficiaries and Pension Relief Act of 2010 (H.R. 3962).  This legislation contains provisions that block the 21.3 percent cut to Medicare physician reimbursements until Nov. 30.   Medical practices will see a 2.2 percent increase to Medicare physician payments for claims with dates of service from June 1 through Nov. 30. The president is expected to sign the bill into law shortly.

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Capture Billing Combats Health Insurance Companies That Pay 1 of 5 Claims Wrong

Capture Billing helps physicians and healthcare facilities get paid correctly with proper coding, claims submission and insurance follow-up. Washington, DC (Vocus) June 16, 2010 – The American Medical Association AMA has come out with a report stating that one in five medical claims submitted to health insurance companies are processed inaccurately which leaves physicians and other healthcare providers receiving lower or no reimbursements for services provided. The AMA estimates that up to $15.5 billion in unnecessary administrative costs could be saved Continue Reading

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Health Insurance Companies Process 1 in 5 Claims Wrong

Proper Medical Billing and Coding is Important for Correct Insurance Payments The American Medical Association (AMA) has come out with a report stating that one in five medical claims submitted to health insurance companies are processed inaccurately, which leaves physicians and other healthcare providers receiving lower or no reimbursements for services provided. The AMA estimates that up to $15.5 billion in unnecessary administrative costs could be saved by medical practices if insurance companies would improve their claims processing accuracy. This Continue Reading

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Medical Billing and Facebook : A Prescription for Success

and Healthcare a Good Combination Capture Billing has setup a Fan Page to help medical practices come together, ask questions and help each other. Over the past decade or so, healthcare has become a highly regulated field. There is a maze of Medicare and Medicaid regulations along with patient privacy laws that must be followed.  Don’t adhere to them and risk allegations of fraud, civil penalties and possibly even jail time.  Now add Healthcare reform to the mix Continue Reading

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Capture Billing Now Podcasts on iTunes with its Medical Billing Minute

We are excited to have our Medical Billing Minute as a podcast on iTunes.  We are hoping people will be able to access our videos that contain tips on medical billing and practice management.  Through our videos we hope to educate physicians, healthcare mangers and medical billers on various topics that are relevant and help healthcare providers run their medical practices’ efficiently. To to our podcast and have it downloaded automatically to your PC or phone, just Continue Reading

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