PHYSICAL THERAPY DOCUMENTATION

HIPAA Regulations Discussed

HIPAA was designed to protect patient privacy. Every private practice owner should be mindful of guarding patient health information. Nitin Chhoda explains the link between HIPAA and your electronic medical records system and what you should look for in an EMR vendor.... read more

Electronic Medical Records Adoption Checklist

Electronic medical records help simplify physical therapy documentation and billing, and serve to ease the life of the private practice owner. Before you make a transition, Nitin Chhoda provides a checklist and series of questions to identify the system to use, and... read more

EMR Adoption Priorities Checklist for Office Managers

The responsibilities of an office manager in a physical therapy practice are significant. In order to function effectively as a manager, EMR technology plays an important role. Nitin Chhoda outlines the goals and skills necessary to improve efficiency as an office... read more

HITECH Act Explained

HITECT Act was created aside from the pre-existing HIPAA laws to strictly implement the patients’ security of information. Nitin Chhoda explains the difference between the two, and how they are connected to each other. HITECH Act Protections for Patients HITECH... read more

HITECH Act : Economic Stimulus for EMR Adoption

Nitin Chhoda reveals a few ways that the HITECH Act can help a private practice switch to an electronic medical records system using a limited budget.  He also shares the requirements needed so that the practice can qualify with the HITECH Act incentives. While... read more

Medical Management: Defined

Medical management in today’s world is not as simple as it was decades ago. Many practitioners believe they need to extend their education in order to properly manage their clinic. Nitin Chhoda defines medical management practice in the 21st century. Clinicians... read more

Medical Management Streamlined with EMR

Streamlining medical management is now possible with the use of EMR. Nitin Chhoda enumerates the benefits of EMR including the efficiency of billing, scheduling and managing productivity reports. Clinicians, practitioners, and other private practice owners that use... read more

Medical Billing — 5 Mistakes You Must Avoid

Nitin Chhoda reveals the 5 mistakes that a practice owner should avoid when it comes to medical billing. In order to have a successful practice, time management and prioritization are crucial to the billing process. Medical billing mistakes are easy enough to make,... read more

Medical Billing And Coding In-House

Whether your medical billing and coding should be in-housed or outsourced, there are certain things that are worth considering.  Nitin Chhoda shares the advantages of an in-house medical billing and coding for a small or new private practice. One of the biggest... read more