The Real Trick to ICD-10 Survival: Preparation

Name any goal – baking bread from scratch, helping a child read, or preparing for ICD-10 – and Google it. Chances are, you’ll find an endless array of tips, tricks and hints on how to be successful. Read More

Webinar Recording Now Available: Value-Based Modifier Payment Models

webinar-iconThanks to everyone who attended our webinar, Value-Based Modifier Payment Models, on November 18th. During the webinar industry expert Nancy Enos, FACMPE, CPMA, CEMC, CPC-I, CPC, discussed the most up-to-date details on the value-based modifier program, including how this program will affect physician practices, how to start participating and more.

To learn more, click here to download a recording of this webinar. After you’ve listened, let us know if you have any questions or comments.

Beating the Industry Standard: Reaping the Rewards of Improved Denial Management

JamesBondDeniedClaimsWhile commercial insurers have made some progress towards reducing incorrect payments and denials, the dollars associated with these inaccuracies are staggering, and the healthcare industry seems to not only recognize but accept this fact. Can you imagine having the same standard in other areas?

From your mortgage company: “Oh, we don’t mind if you only send the correct payment nine or 10 months a year.” To your son: “As long as you only fail one of your 10 classes, your dad and I are perfectly happy with you!” Read more

Hospitals Are Doing It…Shouldn’t You, Too?

Peer-pressurePeer pressure. The phrase might remind you of adolescent memories where you may have been tempted by friends to stay out past curfew, play a trick on your younger sibling or grab that extra forbidden dessert before bed.

Peer pressure doesn’t have to be negative though. You may also have memories of positive peer pressure. For instance, studying with a group until the library closed so you could do better on a test or practicing kicking our soccer ball into the goal until long after dark, just so you could make the varsity team with your friends. Read more