When Dr. Brooks Young took over his foot and ankle clinic eight years ago, it had paper charts and an outdated billing service. Here's how he updated it.
Billing and Collections
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Can you code when a patient is so distraught an appropriate history cannot be obtained, nor can a mental status exam be performed?
There are two simple steps practices can take to improve front-desk collections from their staff in the age of the high deductible.
The 60-Day Rule, which forces physicians to return overpayments to CMS, was recently clarified. What should physicians know about it?
What are some reports you can run to track the health of the billing and collection process of your practice, and how can this data be used to determine the effectiveness of your practice manager?
One doctor commiserates on the fact that drugs can be incredibly expensive, forcing her patients to choose between medications and paying rent.
In the second of a two-part interview with a CMS representative, more on the legal ramifications for waiving copays for low-income patients.
Most practices know they are obligated to collect patient copays and deductibles, but few know that for certain low-income patients doing so is illegal.
Private payers are finding fraud and abuse as a way to recoup funds they say were wrongly paid. Here's how to respond to these requests.