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A Look Inside Medical Billing and Coding Software

Medical billing and coding software offer solutions for all the billing related needs in a hospital. This software can be used to handle all medical insurance billing services that include all the billing needs of the physician. It can also be used to submit claims, bill the patients, to follow up with the rejected claims

AMGA Appreciates CMS’s Proposals to Improve Healthcare Practices

In the wake of national level demand from healthcare experts to the improve the standard of medical care services, CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) announced a proposal that aims supporting and improving Medicare Shared Savings Program for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). The proposal will cover every participant in the healthcare system such as

Survey Shows That Benefits Of Health Information Exchanges Are Not Evaluated Properly

One of the recent surveys conducted by RAND Corporation has found that patient health data of patients may not be available readily with doctors as expected by all. The survey has found that the data in medical history form template is scattered among hospitals, emergency departments and doctors, and the communication failure between them is

Half of the Patients find their Medical Bills Confusing Report

Despite a large number of governmental programs to promote advanced medical billing and coding practices, it seems that there are many healthcare organizations and medical billing and coding companies that are stuck with traditional and erroneous billing and coding practices. And this has led to a huge amount of confusions and concerns from older patients

American Heart Association highlights the Significance of Hospital-Paramedics Coordination

A recent study conducted by the American Heart Association (AHA) reveals that the integration of Electronic health record specialist alone can’t yield positive results unless there is a coordination of works undertaken. To highlight its point, the AHA pointed out the remarkable decline in the number of heart attack death cases after hospitals in certain

Is It Safe To Store Your Health Information Online

The role of electronic health records and an electronic health record specialist in providing high-quality healthcare to patients has gone up considerably over the past few years. The health care system in the country is in the process of transition from the traditional paper records to electronic health records handled by an electronic health record

Healthcare’s Worst Nightmare: Anthem Breach

According to Anthem’s website, one in nine Americans receives coverage for medical care through Anthem’s affiliated plans. Despite being a data storage powerhouse, Anthem failed to encrypt consumer data which surprisingly is not against the law. Anthem, the country’s second largest health insurer was hacked recently compromising names, birthdays, medical IDs, social security numbers etc.

Healthcare Consumer Satisfaction Significantly Improves With Accountable Care Organizations

The growth of Accountable Care Organizations is, without doubt, one of the greatest changes that occurred in the past few years. Enhancing quality of care, mitigating healthcare costs, and improving healthcare consumer experience is something the Affordable Care Act is designed for. A recent study revealed that beneficiaries are happier with their care after a

Considerable increase in mobile EHR users

With the recent surveys, it is evident that when it comes to Electronic Health Record systems, mobility and satisfaction matters a lot. This is as per the findings of one of the web based EHR consultancy companies, along with other market research companies. Nearly 600 people were asked to rate their level of satisfaction with

ICD-10 Delay: What to do Now?

The CMS had stated that ICD-10 implementation is not going to be delayed this time. It has already pushed to 2014 from last year. But, I guess you will never know anything for sure in future. Now that ICD-10 is postponed till 2015, we still should not lose the momentum that we achieved so far