Tag Archives for Physician Offices

HITECH Act Privacy and Security

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

Filed Under: Medical Billing and Coding Topics

Coders Elected President and Treasurer of Local American Academy of Professional Coders Chapter

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

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Capture Billing Poised to Help Physician Offices Implement ICD-10 Coding

Capture Billing & Consulting, an Outsource Medical Billing Company, takes on the burden of complex healthcare regulations and the costs of implementing ICD-10 to keep Medical Practices in compliance. (Washington, D.C.) June 4, 2009 – With the implementation of The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services new greatly expanded ICD-10 code set slated for mandatory compliance by Oct. 1, 2013, Capture Billing & Consulting, Inc. has begun training and establishing systems to help its physician clients with this difficult Continue Reading

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