Billing Compliance

Automating accounts payable

July 06, 2020

How new technology is curing ailments and streamlining processes in one practice’s AP department.

Tis the season for HIPAA settlements

December 17, 2019

As the year ends, this latest HIPAA settlements serve as a reminder of what should be included in 2020’s resolutions.

7 Financial Reports Your Practice Needs to Run

November 15, 2019

Just like your patient's vitals provide you with metrics for treatment plans, financial reports provide you with metrics on the "health" of your practice.

Best practices for secure payment processing

February 25, 2019

Accepting payment via credit card is one way to improve patient collections. But medical practices must take precautions to ensure that their patients’ personal information remains protected.

The dangers of trusting your employees too much

October 19, 2018

Yes, you need to delegate some tasks to employees. But as practice owners and administrators, it’s your responsibility to oversee and double check-not blindly sign your name for a whole lot of trouble.

The real cost of falsifying claims

September 20, 2018

A recent $65M False Claims Act settlement highlights physicians' responsibility to provide the best care as well as correctly document and appropriately code it.

How to prepare and manage payer audits

August 27, 2018

Payer claim auditing specialist Angela Miller shares what practices need to know to understand and prepare for payer audits. 

A round up on DOJ actions against coding abuse

August 16, 2018

A look at recent lawsuits the U.S. Department of Justice has pursued for illegal upcoding, downcoding, and excessive coding claims.

Coding for repacking wound care and diabetic shock

July 24, 2018

Coding expert Bill Dacey explores coding for ongoing wound care and unexpected, extended care for a diabetic patient.

AMA Pres: MACRA Has Been Made Favorable for Small Practices

January 26, 2018

In this podcast, AMA President David O. Barbe, MD talks about the accommodations that CMS has made towards small practices in MACRA.