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TELEMEDICINE: The “new normal” in medical billing

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, […]

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HBMA RCM Advisor Q4 2019 – President’s Message

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 […]

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HBMA RCM Advisor Q3 2019 – President’s Message

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 […]

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HBMA RCM Advisor Q2 2019 – President’s Message

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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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Industry InsightsMIPS: Transition Year vs. Full ReportingInsightsIf you think the new Quality Payment is easy, it may be because we are in the transition year. CMS has made 2017 a transition year to get practices up to speed with the new requirements. This year you only need to report the bare minimum to avoid the […]

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