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Gloria Albert is an American writer with a demonstrated history of experience writing for healthcare companies. She has been contributing her writing capabilities across several types of content including; websites, blogs, news writing, and research papers. She is now providing her extensive writing services for Healthcare IT. She has published a number of research articles in the field include medical IT innovation, advanced medical billing and coding standards, public health and healthcare revenue cycle management.
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Now that the age for administration of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for adolescents aged 12 to 15, new questions are being raised, including who will get it and how to make distribution most equitable. Children are less susceptible to the disease caused by the virus, but they are likely to spread it to…

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Various online reports indicate that two-thirds to three-quarters of medical bills in 2020 contained errors. With those bills routinely totaling thousands, tens of thousands, and even hundreds of thousands of dollars, it certainly makes sense to check them for errors. The medical coding and billing system is complicated and even trained billers and coders make…

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Electronic health record (EHR) systems have a lot to offer but implementing such a comprehensive process can be a daunting task. Many practitioners have no idea how to even get started, much less make sure the process complies with all the requirements. We’ve put together a checklist to help you make sure you hit all…

Covid 19 Billing All The Frequently Asked Questions & Their Answers ( Th...

Answers to Some of the Most Frequently Asked Questions on COVID-19 Billing Thanks to the prevalence of the disease, rapidly developing guidelines and treatment processes, and vaccines, COVID-19 is raising a lot of questions regarding medical billing and coding. The national public health emergency that was declared in March of 2020 created a huge push…

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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has proposed changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule and the period for submitting comments had been scheduled to end on March 22, but on March 9, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) (part of HHS) announced a 45-day extension of the public comment period, making the cutoff…

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Now that Johnson and Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine has been given an emergency use authorization (EUA), the US will see many more immunizations being given. Unlike Pfizer and Moderna’s vaccines, which require two doses, the new one only requires one shot and will be much easier to distribute because it only requires normal refrigeration temperatures for…

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If you are running a rehab facility and doing your own coding and billing in-house, it probably seems like outsourcing that task would be an expense you couldn’t afford—but we are happy to tell you it doesn’t have to be that way! An efficient medical billing company will not only make your billing easier but…

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Rehab medical billing may be the exclusive source of revenue for rehabilitation centers, but it is also an important part of billing and coding for physical therapy groups, physician groups with multiple specialties, individual and group practices and hospitals. The challenges faced by all medical organizations apply to rehab billing, but there are some situations…

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Avoid These Common Substance Abuse & Rehab Billing Mistakes Treatment for substance abuse and rehab have not always been covered by insurance. This addition has proven beneficial for patients and their communities. However, the fact that these treatments can be billed does not mean that they will be paid. Whether a facility is billing a…

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Inpatient Rehab Facility Payments from Medicare Go Up 2.4% for 2021 Despite still being in a very challenging time, inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) have at least received some relief in the form of a payment increase from Medicare. With operating expenses as high as they are, that 2.4% may not sound like a very big…