Claim Appeals 101

Reimbursement claims can be denied at any time and for any...
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Insurance: The Rules, Regs and Who Makes the Decisions

The rules governing healthcare insurance procedures are as...
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Medical Payer : Who Is It and Who Has the Money? Part 2

Most patients have a commercial healthcare insurance plan...
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Why Medical Necessity is Necessary

Medical professionals must prove that that a particular...
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Electronic Medical Records

Physical Therapy EMR Checklist For Your Practice

You have made the decision to convert your documentation into a physical therapy EMR software, now what?  How can you be sure that you’re getting the best product at the best price, and one that will help maximize your documentation process?  Nitin... read more

Electronic Medical Records System Top Five Benefits

There are many benefits that an electronic medical record system can give. In this article, Nitin Chhoda emphasizes on the top five most important benefits that EMR can provide so that practitioners who have not adopt the EMR system yet will understand its importance.... read more

Healthcare Practice Management

The Four Ds of Negligence

Nitin Chhoda shares the four Ds of negligence in a private practice setting so that clinicians can prevent negligence from occurring in the business. The medical profession is a rewarding one, but full of opportunities to inadvertently run afoul of rules and... read more

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Medical Billing

Insurance: The Rules, Regs and Who Makes the Decisions

The rules governing healthcare insurance procedures are as varied as the companies that offer policies. Payers may choose to follow the same regulations as government backed insurance plans, while others have developed their own unique set of parameters. It’s... read more

Medical Payer : Who Is It and Who Has the Money? Part 2

Most patients have a commercial healthcare insurance plan that pays a portion of the cost should they become ill or require medical attention. Commercial plans account for the bulk of a practitioner’s reimbursements, but an extensive array of government operated... read more

Why Medical Necessity is Necessary

Medical professionals must prove that that a particular service or treatment was necessary before a patient’s healthcare insurance provider will pay for it. Medical necessity trumps other criteria in the adjudication process and Nitin Chhoda provides new insights into... read more

Physical Therapy Billing

Insurance: The Rules, Regs and Who Makes the Decisions

The rules governing healthcare insurance procedures are as varied as the companies that offer policies. Payers may choose to follow the same regulations as government backed insurance plans, while others have developed their own unique set of parameters. It’s... read more

The Life of a Claim: How You Get Paid

The clock starts ticking on the life of an insurance claim the moment a patient makes an appointment and doesn’t end until the practitioner is paid. To better understand the life cycle of an insurance claim, Nitin Chhoda offers a first-hand look at the process. First... read more

Payer : Who Is It and Who Has the Money? Part 1

Medical professionals collect reimbursement payments from a variety of sources. Known as payers, they encompass commercial insurance companies, third-party administrators and government-funded programs. In part 1 of this revealing article, Nitin Chhoda identifies the... read more

Physical Therapy Documentation

Insurance: The Rules, Regs and Who Makes the Decisions

The rules governing healthcare insurance procedures are as varied as the companies that offer policies. Payers may choose to follow the same regulations as government backed insurance plans, while others have developed their own unique set of parameters. It’s... read more

Medical Payer : Who Is It and Who Has the Money? Part 2

Most patients have a commercial healthcare insurance plan that pays a portion of the cost should they become ill or require medical attention. Commercial plans account for the bulk of a practitioner’s reimbursements, but an extensive array of government operated... read more

Why Medical Necessity is Necessary

Medical professionals must prove that that a particular service or treatment was necessary before a patient’s healthcare insurance provider will pay for it. Medical necessity trumps other criteria in the adjudication process and Nitin Chhoda provides new insights into... read more

Physical Therapy Management

The Four Ds of Negligence

Nitin Chhoda shares the four Ds of negligence in a private practice setting so that clinicians can prevent negligence from occurring in the business. The medical profession is a rewarding one, but full of opportunities to inadvertently run afoul of rules and... read more

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Physical Therapy Software

Electronic Medical Records – How to Implement?

Although switching to EMR will make the documentation process better, there are some factors that need to be considered before expecting a smooth transition. Nitin Chhoda points out that open communication with staff before, during, and after implemenation is... read more

Physical Therapy EMR Top Five Advantages

Many physical therapy business owners are not yet convinced they should make the change over to automated documentation. Nitin Chhoda enumerates the five advantages that physical therapy EMR can give, and how it can affect the entire process of a practices’... read more

Electronic Medical Records – What Is It?

The latest and most convenient way to process your physical therapy documentation is through the use of electronic medical records. Nitin Chhoda defines this system and how it affects the whole process within a physical therapy practice. Technology has allowed humans... read more