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Complying with health reform mandates isn't easy. The wise physician will pick and choose those measures that make sense for his practice.
15 Funny Fall ICD-10 Codes
Fall brings a new set of activities that may require new ICD-10 codes at your practice. Here's a list of 15 possible – and funny – autumn injuries.
Speaking Out Against More Certifications for PAs
The NCCPA recently proposed more CAQs for PAs in specialty areas of medicine and may make them mandatory. This is a bad idea, says one provider.
How the False Claims Act Can Hurt Physicians
A recent ruling against a pharmaceutical company shows physicians how the False Claims Act can hurt them legally and financially.
Detailed Coding in ICD-10 Avoids Revenue Headaches
Avoid problems with reimbursement through accurate and specific coding in ICD-10. Here are some tips to do that.
ICD-10 is Here: Now What?
The big bang of ICD-10 has happened. Practices should focus on getting reimbursement from third-party payers and clearing up any issues.
How One Doc Made ICD-10 Work
Switching from ICD-9 to ICD-10 was predicted to be calamitous, especially for small practices. But, for many, it wasn't.
At One Month, ICD-10 Seems To Be Going Smoothly
Everything seems fine on the surface with ICD-10 thus far, but is there a false sense of security?
Six Ways to Mitigate HIPAA Violations
This 60-second video clip will help your medical practice identify six ways to reduce the likelihood of a HIPAA breach due to cyber crime.
Five HIPAA Critical Compliance Strategies for Your Medical Practice
In this webinar, presented March 18, 2014, healthcare attorneys Ericka L. Adler and Rachel V. Rose provide tips to keep your medical practice HIPAA compliant.
Ten Online Health Resources to Recommend to Patients
Are your patients relying too much on inaccurate information from Dr. Google? Here are some resources to steer them in a better direction.
Eleven Outrageous HIPAA Violations
They did what?! Eleven costly mistakes healthcare providers have made when dealing with confidential patient information.
Five Missteps to Avoid When Communicating Electronically with Patients
Communicating electronically with patients is convenient, but also risky. Here, a risk management professional shares some of the biggest mistakes to avoid.
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