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.
After declining in the first two weeks of the year, flu activity jumped in the week ending Jan. 18, according to the CDC’s most recent Flu View report. Six things to know: 1. The CDC estimates flu has caused 15 million illnesses,140,000 hospitalizations and 8,200 deaths this season.
Texas is now among more than a dozen states that have cracked down on the practice of surprise medical billing.Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, signed legislation Friday shielding patients from getting a huge bill when their insurance company and medical provider can’t agree on payment.