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How to use EMR

How to use EMR

EMR’s are no small investment, so it’s important to get your practice back up to speed as quickly as possible post-implementation. But that’s proving to be easier said than done. Follow these tips, How to use EMR, but remember, we’re only a phone call, text or email away! 1. Use[…]

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When medical a/r gets away from you!

when medical a/r gets away from you

Accounts receivable or A/R is a term used to denote money owed to your practice for services you have rendered and billed. Any payments due from patients, payers, or other guarantors are considered A/R. A goal of every medical practice is to manage its A/R to ensure that it gets[…]

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Timely filling

 Timely filling  is a big issue in every office!! Most Physicians and Front Desk staff do not realize that every insurance company has a exception to paying a claim, they call it Timely Filing. This means they (the insurance carrier) only allow a certain time frame for physicians to submit a claim to them to be processed and[…]

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Coding and Billing Information

The following Home Health PPS Coding and Billing Information includes: HH PPS HIPPS code weight table – Home Health PPS Grouper Software and Documentation Health Insurance Prospective Payment System (HIPPS) Codes  Home Health PC Pricer Home Health Consolidated Billing Master Code List  Home Health PPS Wage Index Files   CMS[…]

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The top Blunders of Medical Front Desk Staff

the top Blunders of Medical Front Desk Staff

A relatable, helpful and professional front desk staff is key to practice success. Your most competitive advantage is customer service, and that begins at the front desk,” Ms. Buckingham has said. “That front desk person holds so much power in creating a positive or negative experience,” so it’s really important[…]

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CMS overpayment rule

CMS overpayment rule | PBA and Associates, LLC

CMS overpayment rule Are you concerned about how the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) plan to implement the 60-day deadline for returning Medicare and Medicaid overpayments? Breath easy, there is now a proposed CMS overpayment rule in place that provides some insight. It’s all apart of the Affordable Care Act. Section 6402(a)[…]

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A/R: Tips on how to approach Accounts receivable

A/R: Tips on how to approach Accounts receivable

A/R: Tips on how to approach Accounts receivable It’s inevitable. Every practice will have patients with unpaid balances. While it is unpleasant to have to ask your patients for payment on their account, it is critical to the practice. Here are some of the strategies PBA and Associates have put in[…]

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 PBA is ready for ICD-10

ICD-10 READY

PBA is ready for ICD-10 Getting Ready: A best practice in project management is to establish a project team consisting of a project lead/manager and project members. The project lead is responsible for the project team’s progress, provide resources, make timely decisions, and be an escalation point for project issues.[…]

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Some Guidelines Choose Nice Soccer Jerseys

Louis has the better bullpen, and the higher lineup. Then go with the more stuff that need to packed. His enthusiasm for that game really showed up in his fielding play golf. An actual football or soccer ball, sports cards, Nerf balls, sports drinks or water bottles, hair ties, sweat[…]

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6 Suggestions For Fun At Nfl Training Camp

Washington Redskins (5-3) (Previous rank: 15): A week after Kevin Fiala jersey getting walloped, the Redskins got their start in wholesale baseball jerseys behind november 23 on the fishing line. If he needed cheap hockey jerseys to face names like Lefty Grove, Bob Feller, Dizzy Dean or Carl Hubbell on[…]

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