Lessons from Other Countries with ICD-10 for Medical Coding and Billing Software

The World Health Organization’s International Classification of Disease tenth revision (ICD-10) was rolled out back in 1992. It has been used in the United States to report mortality only, but its mandated use is around the corner and the compliance … Read More

Medical Billing Companies Can Help Physicians Keep Their Independence

Physicians Foundation named eroding physician autonomy as one of the top five issues to impact physicians and patients in 2013. Many independent practices are facing multiple pressures including decreasing reimbursements, increasingly complex regulations and burdensome medical billing codes. One of … Read More

Practice Management: Doctor’s Competence Judged by Patient Experience

The diagnosis of a problem is only one aspect of the patient experience at your medical office. Other aspects of patient experience include factors that your practice managment team may not typically consider. You need to look at the medical … Read More

Practice Management: 30-day Readmissions and Frequent ER Users

The problem of frequent emergency department users has been an ongoing discussion within the medical community for years; this has been an escalating problem in the health care system. As more studies indicate the need to redirect these patients into … Read More

6 Healthcare Trends That Will Drive Change in 2013

After perusing year-end news releases, the staff at Clinic Service has compiled a list of high-profile concepts that will likely be at the center of debate about best medical practices in 2013. In no particular order, they are: 1. “As … Read More

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