While we think the medical world is complicated with human anatomy, various diseases, and several treatments, seldom do we, as a patient quantify the gravity of medical billing and coding. While a medical practitioner has a lot on their plate to ensure that every patient is dispensed quality service, to overlook the financial aspect of … Read moreARE YOUR CODING PRACTICES UP TO THE MARK?
The world is going through a scourge of massive physicians burnout which put the lives of millions visiting them for treatment, vulnerable to getting subpar quality of treatment and care. Yes, physician burnout is an actual thing. When a physician is under so much stress that they are unable to get over yesterday’s tiredness and … Read morePHYSICIAN BURNOUT: TOLL ON FINANCIAL HEALTH
Every day, several patients visit a doctor with varying signs and symptoms. While all the records are well maintained in the system, you can not possibly expect the doctor to remember details of a patient that visited them three years back, unless it was a one of a kind cases in their profession. Let’s assume … Read moreRCM: PREDICTIVE ANALYSIS IN HEALTHCARE
Source ￼What makes a healthcare treatment and care delivery system? The patients! Most of the physicians and hospitals have a tough time attracting and retaining patients. The reason for the falling patient engagement could range from patients not feeling valued by the inefficient and untrained front-desk support or patients getting overwhelmed with the healthcare organizations … Read moreEFFECTIVE PATIENT-ENGAGEMENT STRATEGIES
2018 was an overwhelming year for the US Healthcare RCM, to say the least. From CMS pressing on mass scale implementation of value-based care to the introduction of new bundled payment method BPCI Advanced, healthcare financial landscape saw the revolutionary transformation, which divided the industry experts into criticizers and appraisers of the same. The revenue … Read moreRCM 2019: WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR?
First, there was the need for healthcare; then it evolved into quality healthcare which could not be achieved without investing inordinately in the healthcare system. Then the inception of the digital revolution and the emergence of new technologies led to a reduction in healthcare expenditure. Digitization has undoubtedly transformed the healthcare sector making healthcare accessible … Read moreCyber Security In Healthcare
As the healthcare expenditure in the United States is skyrocketing with every passing year, so is the number of Americans getting themselves covered under health insurance policies. These health insurance policies regulated by the federal government keep evolving with the situation and the ever so evolving needs. While these healthcare reforms have a profound impact … Read moreMEDICARE 2019: IMPACT ON BILLING AND CODING
“If patients don’t know the cost of care and cannot see costs across providers they can’t seek the lowest cost as they can in any other industry,” Verma said in a phone call with reporters. “The lack of price transparency has resulted in a system that doesn’t allow patients to make value-based decisions based on … Read moreHealthcare Billing Transparency
“Practicing value-based care works to address the nation’s chronic disease epidemic by giving physicians the support and data they need to focus more on prevention and reduce acute care episodes,” Roy A. Beveridge, MD, Humana’s chief medical officer, said in a statement. “This model allows physicians to focus time and energy on those patients who … Read moreVALUE-BASED CARE AND RCM
CMS released rule for quality Payment Program 2018. As we are moving toward the end of 2017, let’s have a look at the rule proposed for next year. Here are some of the points that summarize the proposal. QPP is Growing The new proposal comes with significant changes yet most of the rules have remained … Read more2018 MACRA Update for Small Practices