The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is an immense piece of legislation. This early in the ACA's life, it is difficult to estimate what effects it will have on any part of healthcare, such as reimbursements and revenue cycle management. While there are no absolute conclusions, one thing is for certain: The ACA is changing healthcare in enormous ways.
There's no need to get bent out of shape over your billing. Join us on Thursday, July 24th at 2pm EST / 11am PST for our free webinar Billing for Chiropractors: Getting Paid Sooner. Webinar attendees will have a chance to learn from our own Kari Behlmer, who has more than 14 years chiropractic billing experience.
We published our first set of funny ICD-10 photos and gifs a few weeks ago and everyone got a kick out of them. So we've been hard at work putting together an all new set of codes for you to tackle and hope you'll enjoy these just as much. If you missed the photos from the first round, you can still check those out here.
This article is the third in a series that explores different care and reimbursement models. In this series, William Rusnak, MD, provides some quick insight into several models and discusses the pros and cons of each. William's last article focused on Capitation.
After launching our new brand at last year's conference in Boston, we're excited to attend ACHA 2014 in San Antonio! Like last year, we'll be hosting our Android EHR Challenge where attendees will go head-to-head to complete an encounter using our Android EHR app in the shortest amount of time. There will be three chances to participate, and those with the fastest time for each contest will win a tablet!
In late 2012 we launched our first ICD-10 Code Challenge where we selected a handful of ICD-10 codes at random, created images representing the diagnosis, then asked readers to try and determine the appropriate code.
EHR review site Software Advice recently published their 2014 EHR Software BuyerView Report (SlideShare version available here). The report analyzed interactions with 385 EHR buyers to understand physicians’ common pain points and their primary reasons for purchasing new software.
This article is the second in a series that explores different care and reimbursement models. In this series, William Rusnak, MD, provides some quick insight into several models and discusses the pros and cons of each. William's last article focused on Accountable Care Organizations.
When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched their EHR Incentive Programs back in January 2011, the main goal was to reward healthcare practitioners for adopting electronic health records and increasing efficiency within their practice. But one question we found ourselves asking was whether or not the incentives have actually encouraged EHR adoption?
This article is the first of a series that will explore different care and reimbursement models. As our healthcare system evolves, providers are being presented with new ways to organize their businesses and get paid for their services. Over the next few weeks, William Rusnak will provide some quick insight into several different models, some newer than others, and discuss the pros and cons of each.