Losing your critical data can be one of the most frustrating things that can happen to your business. It's like having all of your years of work put into a bag, then taken to the top of a mountain, shredded and then tossed over into the sea (well maybe not that dramatic), but it is devastating.
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It's Official. ICD-10 is delayed until October 1, 2014. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has confirmed that Organizations need more time to make ICD-10 implementation a reality. Now is the time Learn about ICD-10.
"Non-compliant entities will be subject to enforcement action on July 1, 2012"
Two critical deadlines face practices within the next three Days.
ANSI HIPAA 5010 is here and so are the errors. See the below common ANSI HIPAA 5010 errors and how to fix them:
We are in Atlanta! Precision Marked the opening of it's new medical billing, consulting, auditing, EHR implementation office in Duluth Georgia. The grand opening event culminated with an open house celebration. "Having the Georgia Office will enable us to better serve the needs of our clients in the SouthEast", states Regional Manager, Coleen Tomlinson.
Medicare has revised the Advanced Beneficiary Notice of non-coverage (ABN), Form CMS-R-131. This form is required by physicians, practitioners and suppliers when Medicare payment is expected to be denied. As of January 1, 2012, only the revised form is acceptable.
The time for ANSI HIPAA 5010 requirements for submitting claims is here. January 1, 2012 marked the date for 5010 Compliance. As many practices have converted to send their insurance claims in the 5010 format, offices continue to see 5010 denials. What are the TOP 3 5010 denials and how can you meet 5010 standards?
Many practices and medical billers have seen that flu shot CPT code 90658 is no longer being paid. Claims are being rejected. "Why am I not getting paid for Flu Shots from Medicare?" What changes to medical billing and coding have been made by CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) ? There are now five separate HCPCS codes that must be used to appropriately bill Medicare. To receive reimbursement these codes must be used in your medical billing.
Managing a medical practice has never been more difficult. Between the highly competitive environment and increasingly tight margins, revenue management has become acutely important. Profitability – even survival – requires that practices are run in an efficient, business-like manner. And management decisions need to enhance both health outcomes and business operations.