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health information management
May 2nd, 2022
Take steps to modernize your office interoperability. Electronic health records (EHRs) have changed substantially over time. If your practitioner is still using an older EHR system, it may be time to recommend an upgrade. In addition to being more user-friendly and offering more customizable opportunities, the new EHR systems are helping clinics decrease expenses, increase ...
Improve population health outreach efforts through personalized marketing campaigns. Customer relationship management (CRM) in healthcare is not a new concept; it’s common practice for healthcare providers to use a CRM system to manage their customer relationships efficiently. A CRM system is more than a marketing and sales tool, however. Healthcare CRM systems are also viable ...
A smooth, error-free revenue cycle starts at the front desk. Your front desk registration staff is the first stop in the ever-revolving revenue cycle. Collecting the correct information before a patient’s visit is critical to avoiding a slow-down in the billing process, denials, patient frustration, and ultimately loss of revenue for your practice. Errors in ...
In Coding
Dec 1st, 2021
Know how to spot and code social anxiety disorder. We’ve all felt nervous in social situations from time to time — that important job interview, mingling at parties, speaking in public. But for some, being nervous or self-conscious in social situations is more than just occasional uneasiness or shyness. Social anxiety disorder (also known as ...
In CMS
Nov 1st, 2021
There’s more than one way to determine your physician’s payment. Medicare fee-for-service payments are calculated based on relative value units (RVUs) assigned to each covered CPT®/HCPCS Level II code. As defined in Medicare’s National Physician Fee Schedule Relative Value File, there are three RVU categories that, when totaled, determine payment. 1. Work RVUs account for ...