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New Surgical Coding Modifiers Replace Modifier -59
Over the summer CMS added four new modifiers that will require a much greater degree of specification when coding surgical procedures.
Concierge Medicine vs. Direct Primary Care
There are several things to consider before making a change from a traditional practice model.
Fraud and ID Theft Targeting Physicians
As tax season approaches, tax scams targeting doctors once again spike. Here are some basic tips for protecting yourself from criminals and the IRS.
Discussing End of Life Care with Your Patients
Early conversations with terminal patients and family members can often better inform treatment plans, and take out the emotional road blocks.
A Large Orthopedic Group Moves to a Modern Practice Management System [... and Doesn't Look Back ]
Somerset Case Study
With EHRs, There's Literacy and Then There's Literacy
The sad fact, when it comes to EHR, is that very few posses the right kind of computer literacy.
Tips for Physicians: Raising Money-Smart Teens
The teenage years are a critical time for children to gain financial independence. Here's how physician parents can help.
Seven Tips for Avoiding HIPAA Penalties in 2015
HIPAA "willful neglect" violations can cost medical practices hundreds of thousands of dollars. Here's how to prevent them from occurring at your practice.
Is Healthcare.gov Using Google to Spy on Shoppers?
Recent reports accuse the federal government of doing exactly what HIPAA prohibits: sending consumer data to private companies for sales and marketing.
Four Issues Physicians Must Watch in 2015
Here are four issues that doctors and their medical practice staff members need to be aware of to operate a great practice this year.
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