Medical Billing Industry News & Updates

The Future Of Rehab Medical Billing In 2021 Thumb (1)

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…

Common Substance Abuse & Rehab Billing Mistakes Thumb

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…

Cms To Boost Inpatient Rehab Payments In 2021 Thumb Copy

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…

Ama Declares New Cpt Codes As Covid 19 Headways Extend Thumb

CPT Codes Continue to Be Updated for COVID-19 Early in the spread of the pandemic, it became clear that medical approaches as well as tests for the virus and eventually medicines and vaccines would be developing and changing, which meant medical billing codes would have to be modified to allow practitioners to get paid appropriately….

How You Can Improve The Patient Retention Thumb

Patient Retention Strategies to Boost Your Revenue Success While you would never wish for your patients to need a doctor, when they do need one, you want them to come to you. That’s what patient retention is really all about. A physician doesn’t have to become a skilled salesperson to achieve the goal of a…

Will An Executive Order Bring An End To Surprise Medical Billing Thumb

  No one likes getting an unexpected bill—especially when that bill is for thousands or even tens of thousands. But that’s exactly what has happened to many Americans who have received medical treatment that they thought would be covered by insurance, and instead, they got billed for some or all of it. Surprise medical billing…

Operation Warp Speed And Preparing For Covid 19 Vaccine Thumb

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,…

Covid 19 Pandemic Continues To Affect Many Aspects Of Life Thumb 3

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…