ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS

MIB Assistant — Hiring Them Right

A large majority of medical insurance billers (MIB) start their businesses at home and as the company grows, the MIB often discovers they require an assistant. However, liking someone isn’t enough upon which to base a working relationship and in this insightful... read more

How to Get the Claim: The Billing Scenario

Building a clean claim is a concerted effort. It begins with the office staff that gathers demographic information and comes to fruition when the funds are deposited in the practice’s account. Much can happen to a claim on its way to becoming a payment and in this... read more

The Impact of Obamacare on Medicare Recipients

One of the groups most affected by the Affordable Health Care Act will be seniors and the disabled receiving Medicare benefits. Medicare is being singled out for extensive financial cuts through Obamacare. The Act requires Medicare recipients to shoulder a larger... read more

How Will Obamacare Affect Working Families and the Poor?

Passage of the Affordable Health Care Act promised healthcare to millions of uninsured Americans who couldn’t afford it, were unable to obtain it, or didn’t qualify for other programs. The Act expanded Medicaid, called for the establishment of insurance exchanges and... read more

The Obamacare Timeline – 2010 to 2018

The Affordable Healthcare Act, also known as Obamacare, contains almost 500 different elements. Various features of the Act were designed to take effect over the course of the next eight years, with a complete implementation date of 2018. It was one of the signature... read more