Common Medical Coding Missteps and Remedies
Raemarie Jimenez, CPC, of the AAPC discusses common coding mistakes made by medical practices and how to avoid them. Topics include modifiers 25 and 59; NCCI edits; and medical necessity.
By Keith L. Martin
Interviews and discussions on medical practice management issues and trends
Dr. Ben Carson: Health IT Beneficial, If Handled Responsibly
Noted neurosurgeon Ben Carson says there is "no question" that health IT is extremely useful in saving healthcare dollars and is a "major contributor" of change in the industry today. However, patient information needs to be handled responsibly.
Making the Most of 'Meaningful Use' for Your Practice
Due in part to federal incentives, EHR adoption among physician practices is on the rise. Charlie Jarvis of NextGen and the HIMSS EHR Association discusses the benefits of "meaningful use" and how to get on-board with your own EHR system.