Oct 27th, 2014
With the aim of helping more physicians get on board with healthcare reform, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced, October 23, that it will invest $840 million over the next four years in a new initiative: the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative. There were 850,085 physicians in 2010 with an active license to practice medicine ...
Jul 1st, 2011
Don’t wait for effective legislation to pass; quiet the threat to your bottom line now. By Cynthia Stewart, CPC, CPC-H, CPMA, CPC-I, CCS-P “Silent PPO” is the term used to describe when a non-contracted payer or plan administrator applies a contracted payer’s fee schedule to services rendered by a provider, without the provider’s prior knowledge ...