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Nov
Medical Coding Guidelines
24Nov-2017

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and is prompting coders to review coding guidelines for it, suffered by more than 10.9 million U.S. residents. As all health information management (HIM) coding professionals know that the ICD-10-CM Official Coding and Reporting Guidelines have been approved by the four organizations that make up the Cooperating Parties for

Healthcare business
10Nov-2017

Medical healthcare service providers know how crucial it is to focus on their business. While businesses can be successful in providing medical care, there are various aspects of the industry that they are unaware of. This was similarly the case for Extended Care. Extended Care is a medical healthcare service provider that provides primary care

Nov
humana obamacare
10Nov-2017

With Humana’s decision to exit the Obamacare exchange market in the year 2018, the health insurers and the regulators are all alarmed. However, the Trump administration issued new rules to try and stabilize these drastic changes. Aetna CEO, Mark Bertolini, said that there wasn’t enough money in the ACA even with its fees and taxes

Center of Medical and Medicaid services
03Nov-2017

In a major change of events the Center of Medical and Medicaid services recently lifted the requirement for participating in bundled payment initiatives. Earlier this year, the Health Service agency proposed to reduce the count of geographical areas participating in the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) along with cancelling the mandatory Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive

Nov
Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services
03Nov-2017

The Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a massive transition in the medical domain. CMS will now be using Clinical Quality Language or CQL standard (a level seven health standard) in place of the earlier e-CQM structure for logic expressions. CMS stated that the change is backed up by one year of

Cigna News
25Oct-2017

Cigna, an American worldwide health services organization, is involved in reducing the misuse of prescription painkillers. The company announced that it will stop covering the cost of use of the opioid OxyContin by customers of their employer-based health plans beginning in January. Cigna also announced a contract will help to cover oxycodone (used to treat

Oct
Obama care news
25Oct-2017

Health insurer Anthem (selling plans statewide to people who do not get health coverage through a job, Medicare, Medicaid or any other source), had departed earlier from some other state’s individual health plan markets because the individual market is volatile, shrinking and deteriorating due to continual changes and uncertainty in federal operations, declared recently that

healthcare news and updates
25Oct-2017

Federal health officials declared that in the last season, 48.6% of Americans were vaccinated against the flu. But, officials want at least 70% of people to get a flu shot by October for the coming season. The health officials recommend only injectable vaccines and not nasal spray vaccine for this season because now the vaccines

Oct
Virtual Assistant Service Provider
20Oct-2017

Running a medical practice can be daunting. There are innumerable tasks to be done such as the medical billing, managing appointments, handling insurance claims and so on. These tasks can be done by in-house staff. However, the efficiency of the performance when compared to that of a virtual assistant is significant. When doctors consider the

28Sep-2017

The management work that goes on behind the medical details is the very foundation on which the practice is built. The need of proper management in the front desk of any medical practice cannot be overstated. While many doctors prefer to run their practice with people, the long hours, the huge list of paperwork, the