Whether it’s the EMR, the EHR, the EPR, or the next acronym-of-the-week, there is an ever-stronger focus on making health information easier to access when and where it’s needed.
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When a CMA, LPN, or RN provides a nonbillable service to our patients and documents what she has done, does this note need to be signed by the physician?
What is the best way to track registration accuracy and capture an accuracy rate? We can't look at every claim before it goes out to make sure the information gathered at registration is accurate.
Will Medicare pay for services provided during surgery by certified first assistants?
Whether or not your practice has a full-time billing staff or outsources this function, billing remains the backbone of the revenue cycle in the practice.
I am converting to an electronic medical record (EMR) system. Do I have to keep all my old paper records or is it legally acceptable to just keep scanned versions?
As long as the carrier's incident-to rules are met, there's no problem. When the rules are broken, there's a problem.