Prioritizing Patients Over Paperwork and the E/M Coding Reforms

There has been a change proposed by CMS that would increase the amount of time clinicians and doctors can give to their patients by reducing the hassle of unnecessary paperwork, which they normally have to go through for billing Medicare. These changes intend to improve the healthcare system all over the country. They would also …

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More Uninsured Patients will affect Healthcare Delivery

If you had been thinking that the uninsured individuals didn’t impact overall healthcare delivery in the country, it’s time you think about it again! You may not be directly affected by it, but you are affected, just not in plain sight. The uninsured have impacted you and your healthcare costs in numerous ways, and this …

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Medicare Advantage Swells in 2018

The Medicare Advantage plan offered by private companies is on the rise in the year 2018. A Medicare Advantage plan covers all benefits of Medicare Part A and Part B. It should cover all the benefits provided by the original Medicare plan. The following are included in a Medicare Advantage plan: Special Needs Plans Medical …

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Emerging And Converging Digital Health

Traditional healthcare has evolved and continues to do so with the help of converging technologies. This evolution of medicine is likely to present several opportunities in the years to come. However, the problems associated with such a revolution must not be overlooked. On the other hand, challenges created by converging trends in healthcare must not …

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Chiropractic Treatment A Diagnosis Of Neuromuscular Disorders

According to doctors, there are more than 600 types of neuromuscular disorders. This type of disorder can impact the brain and central nervous system. So far, the only medical solutions for dealing with this problem are medicines, but they come with drawbacks. One simple and cheap solution to deal with this issue is chiropractic treatment. …

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Practice Fusion No Longer Offering Free EHR System Software

Recently, Practice Fusion reached an agreement with Allscripts whereby it sold itself to the company. Compared to its value, Practice Fusion sold itself at a comparatively low price of $100 million. It is said that this price is merely one-fifteenth of the value of the company. Now, it has been reported that the old business …

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Artificial Intelligence Could Revolutionize the Pre-Authorization Process

Simply put, one of the biggest and most bothersome issues faced by providers and payers in the healthcare industry is the onerous procedure of pre-authorization. These pre-authorizations for medication and treatments are time-consuming and costly. Physicians spend an estimated 20 hours per week on pre-authorization activities that cost around $83,000 in annual overheads per physician. …

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eMedicare to Revolutionize Medicare with New Approach!

Technology has become an immense part of our daily lives, with an overwhelming moderation of reliability and efficiency. Our dependency on technology, over the past years, has completely shifted from want to a necessity. Seamless, smart-to-use and customized online experiences have revolutionized the ways of our electronic interactions and approach. Following the requirement, in late …

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Ways to Reduce the Risk of a Suit

Suits are quite common in the profession of healthcare as well. Whether it be angered employees or dissatisfied customers, hospitals are always at a risk of a suit. However, there are ways to minimize this risk.  Here are few things you can do: Employee handbook should be well-written Take time when writing the employee handbook. …

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$4.3 Million Fine to HHS for Data Breaches

Data breach is a serious offense when it comes to patient-related information. After all, health-related information of patients is sensitive and can do a lot of harm if it ends up in the wrong hands. For instance, pharma companies can use the insight to tug at strings that are best known to be effective in …

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