Medical Billing

Medical Billing

CMS takes steps to combat Medicare fraud

Medicare fraud is a major issue that costs the federal program billions of dollars in fraudulent claims annually. Simply put, Medicare fraud is the attempt to collect money from the program illegitimately. It can be billing for procedures that are not necessary or were never performed, or manipulating billing codes to inflate reimbursements. The end results are significantly higher healthcare costs across the board, which is why the federal and state governments have been working to crack down on Medicare fraud. [cont...]

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Blake LeGate

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Blake is a NueMD Sales Representative for Nuesoft Technologies. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Georgia, and an MBA from Berry College. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, movies, and watching the Georgia Bulldogs.

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Physicians should seek out vendors offering the best ICD-10 support

Across the nation, eligible providers are working toward Stage 2 Meaningful Use with the help of their EHR vendors. But with the ICD-10 start date - Oct. 1, 2014 - approaching in little more than a year, can doctors rely on those same vendors for their support? [cont...]

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Blake LeGate

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Blake is a NueMD Sales Representative for Nuesoft Technologies. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Georgia, and an MBA from Berry College. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, movies, and watching the Georgia Bulldogs.

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Health IT may save physicians' declining profits

With the Affordable Care Act, Stage 2 Meaningful Use reporting period and ICD-10 code set overhaul on the horizon, more physicians are finding themselves with less time and more responsibilities than ever before. Furthermore, the majority are seeing drops in profitability, which a survey indicates most practices don't expect to lighten in the coming years. Despite concerns, the right EHR and practice management software may provide relief. [cont...]

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Blake LeGate

Sales Representative

Blake is a NueMD Sales Representative for Nuesoft Technologies. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Georgia, and an MBA from Berry College. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, movies, and watching the Georgia Bulldogs.

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Upcoming payment adjustments could hurt those ignoring Meaningful Use

According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), healthcare providers - including small practices - that haven't established Meaningful Use of EHR as a priority will see payment adjustments to Medicare reimbursements in the coming years. [cont...]

Blake LeGate's picture

Blake LeGate

Sales Representative

Blake is a NueMD Sales Representative for Nuesoft Technologies. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Georgia, and an MBA from Berry College. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, movies, and watching the Georgia Bulldogs.

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Get a better return on investment from EHRs

ROI is an acronym that many practitioners are seeing these days. It stands for return on investment, and it means a great deal to physicians who are spending money to implement EHR systems and meet Stage 2 Meaningful Use. The incentives that physicians can obtain by meeting Stage 2 requirements can dramatically boost their return on investment. The maximum Medicaid incentive payment for eligible professionals is $63,750 over a 6-year period, according to Human Resources and Services Administration. [cont...]

Blake LeGate's picture

Blake LeGate

Sales Representative

Blake is a NueMD Sales Representative for Nuesoft Technologies. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Georgia, and an MBA from Berry College. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, movies, and watching the Georgia Bulldogs.

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Steps to better revenue cycle management

As the economy struggles to return to pre-recession levels, healthcare providers are concerned about their financial assets. For physicians in small private practices, timely payments from patients are critical to staying in the black and avoiding fiscal hardships. Between the looming ICD-10 transition and updating procedures to comply with Meaningful Use standards, medical professionals rely on their clients to pay bills on time to help cover overhead expenses.  [cont...]

Blake LeGate's picture

Blake LeGate

Sales Representative

Blake is a NueMD Sales Representative for Nuesoft Technologies. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Georgia, and an MBA from Berry College. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, movies, and watching the Georgia Bulldogs.

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Top 4 billing challenges facing healthcare providers

Even as drastic electronic overhauls are underway, improving the ways that healthcare providers record and track patient health and well-being, many practices find that one of the biggest challenges is simply getting paid. Medical billing can be a complicated and drawn-out process, especially without medical office software. These are just four of the biggest billing challenges facing healthcare providers today. [cont...]

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Blake LeGate

Sales Representative

Blake is a NueMD Sales Representative for Nuesoft Technologies. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Georgia, and an MBA from Berry College. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, movies, and watching the Georgia Bulldogs.

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Choose the right medical office software

Selecting the right medical office software requires administrators to carefully consider their needs. No two healthcare practices are identical, and physicians often manage their front- and back-end office functions differently. However, both physicians and office managers should examine their goals in advance to find the right system to streamline their workflow. [cont...]

Blake LeGate's picture

Blake LeGate

Sales Representative

Blake is a NueMD Sales Representative for Nuesoft Technologies. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Georgia, and an MBA from Berry College. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, movies, and watching the Georgia Bulldogs.

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Increase healthcare pricing transparency with medical billing software

Physicians and healthcare providers around the country want first-rate solutions to enhance their productivity and effectiveness, and medical billing software helps in several ways. With these systems, physicians can make healthcare pricing more transparent to patients, which could help healthcare providers attract new patients. [cont...]

Blake LeGate's picture

Blake LeGate

Sales Representative

Blake is a NueMD Sales Representative for Nuesoft Technologies. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Georgia, and an MBA from Berry College. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, movies, and watching the Georgia Bulldogs.

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Innovative medical billing software benefits healthcare providers in several ways

Medical billing software assists healthcare practices by enabling them to effectively support patients' requests. With state-of-the-art systems, these providers can improve their everyday operations and avoid time-consuming problems down the line.  [cont...]

Blake LeGate's picture

Blake LeGate

Sales Representative

Blake is a NueMD Sales Representative for Nuesoft Technologies. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Georgia, and an MBA from Berry College. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, movies, and watching the Georgia Bulldogs.

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