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Physician Compensation: How Medicare Reporting May Create Risk
Physicians are now potential targets for fraud and abuse inquiries. Here are a few simple things your practice can do to protect itself from unwanted litigation.
Physicians Face Unreasonably High Coding Documentation Standards
Payers know that correctly writing down every patient encounter is difficult for physicians, if not impossible. Therefore, exploiting this is easy for them.
Despite Delay, Two-midnight Rule Implementation Should Not Be Ignored
When admitting patients to the hospital, knowing Medicare rules and making use of diligent charting can make all the difference.
Meaningful Use Audits: 4 Ways to Prepare and Survive
A little preparation will go a long way toward helping medical practices pass meaningful use audits.
What Practices Need to Do Now to Prepare for HIPAA Omnibus Changes
There are three main changes to HIPAA coming Sept. 23, 2013, that medical practices need to know about. Here's what they are and what you should do.
Employee Credentialing: Medical Practice Liability for Doctors
This week we take a look at this growing area of exposure for medical practices and some basic credentialing-compliance best practices.
Abandoning Self-Audits at Your Medical Practice is a Mistake
A recent court case illustrates why physicians need to be vigilant in reporting incorrect claim submissions every time, all the time.
Three Ways Physicians Lose Money
Defunct payment policies, denied claims, and unchallenged audits all blled revenue from practices. Here's what it means and how to stop it.
How to Effectively Verify the Clinical Content in Your EHR
In this podcast, consultant Ronald Sterling notes the critical steps every practice should take to verify the clinical content in its EHR.
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