In Billing
Apr 12th, 2018
The Mayo Clinic recently gave 400 medical transcriptionists the option of a “voluntary separation package” or pursue another job, according to the Rochester, Minn. Post-Bulletin. A new electronic health record (EHR) system is forcing the cuts. The healthcare system, which has facilities in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Arizona, Florida, and other states employs the transcriptionists in several ...
In Audit
Mar 20th, 2018
AAPC credentials pave the way for many paths to success. With almost 12,000 responses to AAPC’s 2017 Salary Survey, and the data indicating overall higher pay for healthcare business professionals than the year before, 2017 was a good year coders, coder education, and coder certification. Click the link below to view the PDF file. Salary-Survey-Infographic2017 ...
Jan 31st, 2018
AAPC credentials pave the way for many paths to success. With almost 12,000 responses to AAPC’s 2017 Salary Survey, and the data indicating overall higher pay for healthcare business professionals than the year before, 2017 was a good year. For all employed respondents, the average salary climbed nearly 6 percent, to $52,648. Even better, the ...
In CMS
Aug 7th, 2017
Medicare still plans to mail new Medicare cards to all beneficiaries, beginning April 2018. The change is being made to assign random identifiers to members to replace the Social Security numbers used now. Because of the scope of the change—millions of members and changes to existing systems—this has been a long time coming. CMS said ...
The nature of helping professionals is to support patients through illness, aiding them with decision making and management of symptoms. As helping professionals we are asked more frequently to go outside our range of training to help patients. Doing more with less. Positive Rewards We receive many positive rewards such as interpersonal intimacy, valuable consequential work, ...