Medicare Patient and Providers Act

Medicare Patient and Providers Act

A few months ago, Congress showed a strong sense of bi-partisanship. They quickly and overrode President Bush’s veto of a bill that affected the reimbursement of physicians by Medicare. The payments to doctors who participate in Medicare was set to decrease by 11% and many members of congress felt that this would decrease the number […]

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Healthy Patient Collections Can Have a Dramatic Impact on Your Practice

Healthy Patient Collections Can Have a Dramatic Impact on Your Practice

According to a recent Healthcare Finance News survey of 173 senior level finance and operations decision makers, 94 percent of responding executives say improving collections on patient payments is among their organizations’ top three revenue cycle priorities. Improving patient collections is particularly critical for specialists because the can easily reach and exceed having 20 percent […]

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Medical Billing Books and E-Books

Medical Billing Books and E-Books

Medical billing books are no longer available only at bookstores and by ordering from the internet. You can now download many medical billing books directly to your computer instantly. New technology has made it extremely easy to get medical billing information immediately by ordering with a credit card and downloading the book or “ebook” as […]

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Sometimes

Sometimes, It’s Just Amusing

Several times over the last couple of years I have talked with a pediatrician who needs help with his practice. On each occasion he has come to the point of making a decision that can only benefit him and his practice and he becomes frozen by the thought.This week while having lunch with a representative […]

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What You Should Know About Medical Billing

What You Ought to Know About Medical Billing

Medical billing is the enterprise of submitting and following up on claims to insurance coverage corporations in order that docs can obtain cost for his or her companies. That is the method utilized by most insurance coverage corporations, each government-owned and privately-owned. The precise billing course of will happen between a healthcare supplier and the […]

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Health Claims Processing

Health Claims Processing

How efficient are you in your claims processing. How many providers are in your office? How many billing clerks do you have?In our office we know that one medical billing clerk can easily handle the paper work of up to ten providers. If you have three billing clerks, do you have thirty providers? If your […]

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