Practice managers are wise to know the advantages of hiring new, highly educated medical coders. Newly-credentialed medical coders, while looking for their first medical coding job, often face the classic catch-22: “You need a job to gain experience, but you can’t get a job without experience.” This situation causes anxiety and frustration for many newly-credentialed ...
In Billing
Mar 12th, 2019
Physicians and practices are being snatched up by hospitals at an ever increasing rate, according to an advocacy group and as consulting company, and this may have an impact on medical coding in around 80,000 hospital-owned practices. Hospitals Racing to Acquire Data compiled by Physicians Advocacy Institute (PAI) and consulting company Avalere Health indicates hospitals ...
Find your passion and follow it all the way to success. We all deserve to work in a job we love. Preparing yourself for the journey can make all the difference in achieving career success. Find Your Passion Identifying your true passion in the business of healthcare is one of the first steps to realizing ...
Recognize the symptoms and take precautions to prevent sparks from raging out of control. According to a Mayo Clinic Proceedings article published in 2015, 54.4 percent of medical providers are burnt out. Although studies have not extensively studied burnout rates among staff members, such as medical coders, auditors, and practice managers, significant burnout rates exist ...
In CMS
Jan 5th, 2010
Federal efforts and the monetary incentives to providers and facilities to adopt electronic medical record (EMR) systems hinge on the definition of “meaningful use” and on December 30 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released proposed rules that include that definition. Comments are being sought on the definitions and rules, which differ for ...