May 1st, 2012
With a trend moving toward hospital care, consider chargemaster basics. By Dorothy Steed, CPA, CPC-H, CPC-I, CEMC, CFPC, CPMA, CHCC, CPUM, CPUR, CPHM, CCS-P, ACS-OP, RCC, RMC As more physicians head under the hospital umbrella to furnish cost-effective care, opportunities are opening for coders in the facility environment. Your doctor may be considering a move ...
Jul 1st, 2011
A recent survey by Accenture concludes that physicians are increasingly moving away from private practice, choosing instead to sell their practices to, or work directly for, health care systems. “Some are doing so to gain stability in an uncertain business environment or reduce their administrative responsibilities; others, to gain improved access to health care IT ...