Medical Billing and Claims Management Explained

Medical billing management and medical claims management are two time-consuming facets of running a medical facility. However, as any good practice manager knows, they are crucial to achieving and sustaining profitability. If you are building a practice from the ground up or would just like to review the basics of the medical billing cycle and…


Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management Basics

What is revenue cycle management and why is it important for your health care organization? To answer these questions, let’s look more closely at what revenue cycle management entails. Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management Definition Healthcare revenue cycle management includes all clinical and administrative functions that contribute to the organization, maintenance, and collection of data on…


Modifiers in Medical Coding: How to Avoid Billing Error

Modifiers in medical coding are essentially phrases added onto the end of the sentence formed by the normal code. Where coding provides the basis for the language that unites healthcare organizations and payers, modifiers provide an extension to that language as rules and regulations with Medicare and payers are added or changed. Some medical practices…


6 Tips Toward Better Medical Office Management

Medical office management can have its difficulties. Not being a physician nor a part of the non clinical staff, the manager is completely set apart. Medical office management has the necessary tasks of keeping the day to day activities of the practice running smoothly and the communication between personnel open. Between the constant rings of…


Web Based Medical Billing Software – Why you should make the switch

There are many benefits to switching to web based medical billing software at your medical practice. From cutting down on paperwork and streamlining the office space to the simple convenience of having all records available from one login when you need them – switching to web based medical billing can be a timesaver. As medical…


3 Reasons to Hire a Medical Billing Specialist

Getting paid for the work you do is important. Most services like an oil change or an appliance repair are generally paid for on the spot. Healthcare is a different story and a delay on payments for medical services can put financial stress on any practice. As a healthcare provider, you can imagine the opportunities…