Industry InsightsTELEMEDICINE: The “new normal” in medical billingInsightsTELEMEDICINE: The “new normal” in medical billing…COVID-19 is changing everything today. Healthcare is on the forefront of this pandemic. So much is changing so rapidly and Telemedicine is evolving into a HUGE opportunity for providers of all types and specialties. But how do you care for your patients, […]
Industry InsightsHBMA RCM Advisor Q4 2019 – President’s MessageInsightsAll Around EngagementPatient engagement is a concept that combines a patient’s knowledge, skills, ability, and willingness to manage their own health and care with interventions designed to increase activation and promote positive patient behavior.*1 Trading “patient” for “attendee,” this is exactly what we saw at this year’s […]
Industry InsightsHBMA RCM Advisor Q3 2019 – President’s MessageInsightsNavigating the Evolving Topic of Business IntelligenceAs I began in the medical billing field, some of the highest “business intelligence” needed was simply convincing healthcare providers they should change from their antiquated internal system of pegboard accounting and ledger cards to using a billing company that could […]
Industry InsightsHBMA RCM Advisor Q1 2019 – President’s MessageInsightsStaying on Top of ComplianceOur medical billing and revenue cycle management industry is evolving continually. Our companies must be adding expertise, implementing more technology, generating new ideas, and finding operational efficiencies to keep up with competition, pricing pressure, and ever growing client needs and demands. In such an […]
Industry InsightsHBMA RCM Advisor Q1 2019 – President’s MessageInsightsFrom Silver to Gold…I am grateful for the opportunity to lead HBMA this year and sincerely appreciate those who have served before me for helping HBMA become the organization it is today. I must also recognize those who serve and have served on the board of directors, as […]
Industry InsightsHow to Simply Avoid the 2018 MIPS Penalty InsightsHow to Simply Avoid the 2018 MIPS PenaltyEligible Clinicians may have difficulty finding the time and resources to fully participate in the 2018 MIPS reporting year – especially if you are part of a small practice. CMS has made 2018 another “Transition Year” for the new […]
Industry InsightsMIPS: Individual vs. Group ReportingInsightsMIPS: Individual vs Group Reporting ExplainedThe Quality Payment Program (QPP) allows physicians to choose whether they will participate in the MIPS program as an individual or a group. This is one of the first decisions a practice will need to make when planning their MIPS reporting strategy. The impact of this […]
On August 3, 2020 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that announces and solicits public comments on the proposed policy changes for Medicare payments under the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and other Medicare Part B issues, on or after January 1, 2021.
We’ve heard from physicians that they are concerned about the risks involved in reopening their practices. In response to these concerns, we offer the following 10 recommendations:
President Trump is providing support to healthcare providers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 27, 2020, the President signed the bipartisan CARES Act that provides $100 billion in relief funds to hospitals and other healthcare providers on the front lines of the coronavirus response.