Author "Barbara Cobuzzi"

By Barbara Cobuzzi
Oct 19th, 2018
Getting more involved with your local AAPC chapter involves little steps and does not mean that you have to make a huge commitment to the chapter. There are a lot of benefits to getting more involved in the chapter, including meeting more AAPC members...
By Barbara Cobuzzi
In Billing
Sep 28th, 2018
Health Management Associates, LLC (HMA), a hospital chain that has its headquarters in Naples, Florida will be paying over $260 million to avoid criminal and civil claims associated with a scheme to defraud the government of the United States. In this...
By Barbara Cobuzzi
In Billing
Sep 28th, 2018
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  Direct to Consumer/Patient When thinking about implementing telehealth in your practice,  determine which platform will work best for your  providers and patients.  The market has consolidated into two major platforms, American Well and Teledoc...
By Barbara Cobuzzi
In Billing
Sep 7th, 2018
Bundled payments seem to be cutting healthcare costs. One of the salient goals of the Affordable Care Act was to bring down the cost of care. As a result, the federal government attempted to assist in reducing the cost of care by implementing a progra...
By Barbara Cobuzzi
In Billing
Sep 6th, 2018
The American Medical Association (AMA) sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma on Aug. 27, 2018, with signatures from medical societies with comments on the CMS proposal for the Patients Over ...