Medical Billing Industry News & Updates

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Operation Warp Speed and Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccine As a COVID-19 vaccine becomes closer, the big questions are who will get it and when? There has been some talk about it being widely available very soon, but most of the potential vaccines are not in clinical trials yet. Once a vaccine (or vaccines) becomes available,…

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The Covid-19 Pandemic Continues to Affect Many Aspects of Life The tragedy of the disease caused by the coronavirus is bad enough, but it isn’t the only way the virus is affecting Americans. Beyond the illness, the pandemic has affected how we go out, where we go, what we do, and who we do it…

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Top challenges facing physicians in 2020 Physicians face many challenges in addition to those of diagnosing and treating patients. This is especially true for those who are running their own practices, but even doctors in large institutions are not exempt from all of these stressors. COVID-19 and the resulting global pandemic have certainly increased pressure…

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August Is National Immunization Awareness Month-Get On Board! Immunization may seem like something that belongs primarily in the realms of international travelers and pediatricians, but this year, the global pandemic has created widespread demand for a new vaccine. Awareness of the value of immunization has been raised naturally, with the entire population being fed up…

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Why A/R Follow-up Management Is Such an Important Part of Medical Billing Since everything that is owed to a medical practice falls under the category of accounts receivable, or A/R, it is easy to see how important good A/R management is to the success of any business. Surprisingly, though, millions of dollars are lost every…

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Urgent Care Billing Tips to Increase Revenue There’s a lot more to urgent care billing than just coding and submitting claims—though doing those correctly will certainly have an impact on your bottom line. The medical billing cycle starts well before the claim form is started, and optimizing each step in the process will greatly increase…

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How to Rebuild Patient Volume During the COVID-19 Crisis As soon as COVID-19 was determined to be causing a pandemic, and it arrived in the US shortly thereafter, medical facilities became the focus of a lot of the guidance on how to stay safe from catching the virus. “Stay home” was the message underlying most…

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How COVID-19 Is Impacting the Medical Billing Industry During stay-at-home orders, people were asked to cancel all but their essential appointments. Annual exams, teeth cleaning, and other health maintenance activities were put on hold. Being in the hospital not only takes up a bed that might be needed for COVID-19 care, it also potentially exposes…