Author "Brad Ericson"

By Brad Ericson
Jan 15th, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced January changes to the 2018 HCPCS Level II code set, released in November 2017.  The changes to C codes include retroactive effective dates and to several elements in G codes. The chang...
By Brad Ericson
Jan 15th, 2018
Ciox Health, a national healthcare technology company that helps physicians and facilities with medical records requests, is suing to stop the agency from enforcing parts of HIPAA limiting the amount providers can charge for medical records. Ciox: ...
By Brad Ericson
Dec 20th, 2017
Recent research by Avizia, a telehealth provider, indicates that although providers are largely excited about the new technology, 82 percent of consumers are either unsure of, or have never heard of, telehealth services. The findings in the company&#...
By Brad Ericson
Dec 19th, 2017
Medical coding jobs will continue to expand as America’s healthcare evolves. Healthcare is reinventing itself, and that means certified medical coders are becoming more central to the success of the effort. The reimbursement industry is changing from ...
By Brad Ericson
Dec 18th, 2017
A recent American Medical Association (AMA) study indicates 83 percent of physicians interviewed had experienced a cyber-attack of some sort. The study of 1300 physicians was conducted by the physicians association in concert with Accenture. AMA said ...