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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

What Does it Take to Qualify for the EHR Stimulus Funds?

I came across a webinar that explains qualifying for the federal governments stimulus funds for Electronic Health Records under the HITECH Act in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).  The audio seminar covers: How the stimulus money will be paid out What it takes to qualify for funding Which specialties qualify for funding How “meaningful use” is defined What constitutes a “qualified EHR” The webinar last about an hour and is well worth the listen to learn how your practice can take advantage Continue Reading

Filed Under: Medical Billing and Coding Topics

Video Released to Help Physicians Bill Insurance for the H1N1 Swine Flu

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

Filed Under: Medical Billing and Coding Topics

Video Released to Help Physicians Bill Insurance for the H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine

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

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