Outsourcing chronic care management
October 28, 2015

The Benefits of Outsourcing Chronic Care Management

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Anthony Trollope, a 19th century novelist, interpreted the work of physicians this way: "Perhaps there is no career in which a man has to work harder for what he earns or do work without earning anything." What he said was before the advent of modern day healthcare system, but the import of his statement holds true even today. For instance, consider the case of modern day primary care physicians. They are the primary caregivers for 117 million Americans, suffering from all kinds of chronic disea

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Glitches in ICD-10 implementation
October 15, 2015

4 Glaring Glitches in ICD-10 Implementation

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The first two weeks of ICD-10 implementation has thrown up lot more questions than expected. Despite years of preparation, most healthcare practices are still lagging behind with regard to ICD-10 preparedness. Furthermore, sudden and unexpected glitches is making ICD-10 implementation anything but seamless. Experts apprehend that lot more glitches may emerge as we move into the third and fourth week of October. With this in mind let’s take a look at some of the most glaring disruptions that

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using ICD 9 codes post oct deadline
October 8, 2015

Why Healthcare Practices Will Still Use ICD-9 Codes Post Oct 1st Deadline

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While the day of reckoning has arrived, and all medical service providers have promptly embraced ICD-10 codes, the question that comes to the fore is what happens to ICD-9 codes now. Well, you must be thinking it is now a matter of past.  But ICD-9 is anything but dead and buried. This coding system will still have a place in US healthcare post the October 1st deadline. Yes, as per CMS every healthcare entity that is covered by the HIPPA act of 1996 must adhere to the new ICD-10 stan

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