Over the last year or so, the direct primary care model has begun to show its strength. Increasingly, PCPs are showing an interest in boosting their relationships with health insurance companies and working directly with patients, collecting a monthly fee per patient rather than struggling to collect reimbursement checks. While DPC does come with some challenges, pioneering doctors are increasingly demonstrating that the model is manageable, research suggests. [cont...]
Revenue Cycle Management
It is no secret that the current healthcare system could use a good lesson in coordination. To aid in this task, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has rolled out a payment program called The Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative. Their goal is to increase accountability among providers and to improve the quality of a person’s care as they are seen by different providers [cont...]
Learn the basics of billing for chiropractors to boost your revenue and get paid sooner. Kari Behlmer will touch on some great points about code modifiers, and go into detail about filing claims with Medicare and private insurance. [cont...]
NueMD 4.0 is the latest update to our practice management and medical billing software. The update brings a modern look and feel to the system and allows smoother transactions between billers, doctors’ offices, payers and patients. [cont...]
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. [cont...]
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Webinar attendees will have a chance to learn from our own Kari Behlmer, who has more than 14 years chiropractic billing experience. [cont...]
The American healthcare system has undergone considerable overhauls in the last decade, and its roots can be traced back to the advent of electronic health records. The incentives programs from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has driven EHR adoption rates through the roof by reimbursing practices following attestation to Meaningful Use. [cont...]
In recent years, medical providers have dreaded the transition from the ICD-9 set of diagnostic and procedure codes to ICD-10, which triples the number of potential codes that practitioners can use to record and bill for patient care. One of the reasons why the change is generally unwelcome is the amount of resources needed for training and practice updates, and the unpredictable impact the change may have on a practice's revenue cycle. [cont...]