ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS

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

EMR – Electronic Data Interchange 101

When the Affordable Health Care Act goes into effect, electronic data exchange (EDI) will be the standard for submitting billing, communicating with medical facilities, and staying in contact with patients. In this informative article, electronic medical record (EMR)... read more