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The Top 7 ICD-10 Implementation Resources

Andy Salmen - October 20, 2015

The ICD-10-CM implementation deadline has come and gone. Can you believe it? After years of updates and delays, it finally came to fruition. October 1, 2015 was…

Clarifying the ICD-10 Implementation Process
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Clarifying the ICD-10 Implementation Process

Andy Salmen - April 27, 2015

CMS recently reported completion of successful end-to-end testing of new ICD-10 coding. CMS recently reported completion of successful end-to-end testing of new ICD-10 coding.  This is sure…

2015 CPT Coding Changes and Your Radiology Practice
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2015 CPT Coding Changes and Your Radiology Practice

Andy Salmen - March 24, 2015

2015 CPT coding changes that are taking effect will mostly cause issues with billings, and denials of billings that are not coded correctly according to the new…

8 Months Until ICD-10 Implementation: What to Know
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8 Months Until ICD-10 Implementation: What to Know

Andy Salmen - February 23, 2015

Most medical providers are aware that October 1, 2015, is the date they must quit using the outdated ICD-9 billing codes and begin using ICD-10 codes.  The…

4 Barriers to Private Practice for Med School Graduates
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4 Barriers to Private Practice for Med School Graduates

Andy Salmen - February 6, 2015

Released in September of 2013, Epocrates' 8th Annual Future Physicians of America Survey asked more than 1,000 U.S. medical students to share their opinions about healthcare reform,…

ICD-10: Where Do We Go From Here?
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ICD-10: Where Do We Go From Here?

Andy Salmen - February 2, 2015

“Out of sight, out of mind” is an adage that should not apply to the upcoming ICD-10 requirements. Physicians who heaved a sigh of relief over the…

4 Key Signs It’s Time to Outsource Your RCM
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4 Key Signs It’s Time to Outsource Your RCM

Andy Salmen - January 28, 2015

Like many other physician practices, you may be undecided whether or not to outsource your billing and Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) functions.  You may have already outsourced payroll and…

Avoiding Meaningful Use Penalties
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Avoiding Meaningful Use Penalties

Andy Salmen - January 27, 2015

If you are a Medicare eligible provider, you are undoubtedly aware of the requirements for attesting to meaningful use (MU) of electronic health records (EHR) in your medical practice or hospital. …

EHRs Play Critical Role in Radiology Decision-Making
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EHRs Play Critical Role in Radiology Decision-Making

Andy Salmen - January 4, 2015

As the use of electronic medical records (EMRs), now electronic health records (EHRs), becomes more prevalent, users are beginning to really understand their ultimate value and critical…

Business Analytics for Radiology
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Business Analytics for Radiology

Andy Salmen - January 1, 2015

In today’s competitive healthcare environment, radiologic service providers must operate under increasing requirements and constraints as they face decreasing resources and reimbursements. Consequently, they must continuously demonstrate…