ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS

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

Impact of Obamacare on Senior Citizens

According to Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, 11,000 seniors are becoming eligible for Medicare each day. As new elements of the Affordable Healthcare Act are introduced, seniors will see changes in their Medicare coverage, out-of-pocket... read more

Obamacare – The Problem it is Trying to Solve

The goal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act was fourfold: to increase access to healthcare, reduce healthcare costs, institute more consumer benefits and protections, and improve efficiency. As different portions of the Act go into effect, it... read more

Claim Reimbursement — 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