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Red Flag Ruling a Victory for Physicians, AMA Says
The American Medical Association is applauding a federal appeals court's ruling that physicians who bill patients after...
Web Exclusive: Physicians' Performance-based Incentive Plans Increasing
Annual performance-based incentive plans are growing for physicians in both presence and scale, according to...
NC could save millions on inmates’ care
    The state could save an estimated $11.5 million a year by requiring that hospitals and other...
O'Connor Hospital's RAC Decision Provides Optimism for Providers
The Medicare Appeals Council issued a decision on one of the many outstanding appeals from the RAC demonstration...
Informed Administrators Are Key to a Successful Billing Staff
One of the biggest mistakes billing staff can make is to "rebill" a claim without taking the time to call the...
RAC Audits Now a Potential Risk for Physicians
Two of the four RACs added Medically Unlikely Edits to their list of CMS-approved issues earlier this year, which gives...
Doctors Speak Out About Red Flags Rule
Health professionals should not be bound under the new "Red Flags" rule, which "imposes an unjustified...
Doctors Work to Balance Business of Medicine with Patient Care
Believe it or not, there are some physicians out there who only want to practice medicine, the noble profession to...
Twelve Steps for ICD-10 Implementation at Physician Practices
On June 23, CMS sponsored an ICD-10 conference call for physician specialty group representatives. The CMS presentation...
AHIP Criticizes 'Exorbitant' Out-of-Network Charges
The health insurance industry's trade group wants state and federal policymakers to examine what it claims are...

Medicare Boot Camp - Hospital Version
During this comprehensive, one–week course, expert faculty present topics on Medicare coverage, billing, coding...
Evaluation & Management Boot Camp - Professional Version
Available only as an on-site program for group training, this course covers the fundamentals and intricacies of E/M...
Book: Healthcare Price, Cost & Utilization Benchmarks, Volume VI
Whether you are a healthcare provider or a managed care organization, up-to-date benchmarks are critical to successful...