ICD-10 transition
September 14, 2015

How Prepared are Healthcare Providers for ICD-10 Transition

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The realm of medical coding in the US is in for a big overhaul. Because of the recent mandate by HIPAA, healthcare providers all over the country are getting ready to implement the latest ICD-10 codes for all their billing and documentation processes. The United States is in fact one of the last countries in the global community to embrace the 10th revision of the ICD codes, which was endorsed by the World Health Organization in 1990. The ICD-10 code set replaces the ICD-9 codes, which have s

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Health insurance
September 11, 2015

What to Do if You Can’t Afford Health Insurance

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Though the Affordable Care Act has made it easier to get a life insurance, maintaining the cover has turned out to be a bigger challenge. A number of people have become defaulters and many more are struggling to pay the premiums month after month. The stats reveal it all; out of the 11.7 million Americans who signed up for a health insurance during the latest open enrollment

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September 7, 2015

How to Fix the ‘Unaffordable’ Flaws of Affordable Care Act

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Though the Affordable Care Act was rolled out with great fanfare, it has failed to meet expectations primarily due to the complex design of the law's exchange subsidy programs. With the enactment of the law individuals not covered by government insurance or employer groups can buy health cover protection from private insurers and in turn avail income-based subsidies in the form of advanced payments of a premium tax credit from the government. However, the criteria for availing these subsidies ha

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