PHYSICAL THERAPY DOCUMENTATION

In Touch EMR and Its Voice Recognition Feature

There are many myths about the use of voice recognition. In the mid-1990s clinicians began using voice recognition with their EMR systems, but they weren’t very accurate for medical records. Systems weren’t always able to distinguish from background noise and had... read more

Common Myths About the KX Modifier and the Role of EMR

We get a lot of questions from billers, therapists and front desk people asking if the In Touch EMR™ system tracks the KX modifier and Medicare caps. There’s no way any EMR system can do that. The Medicare cap is shared with multiple professionals and the software has... read more

Flow Sheet and EMRs Increase Reimbursements

Flow sheet helps clinicians track what they did for a patient on previous and current visits, but they’re much more than a means of patient management. They hold the key to obtaining reimbursements. Claim denials and delays result in fiscal hardships for practices and... read more

Claim — How to Appeal and Handle When Denied

When a reimbursement denial is received, medical insurance billers (MIBs) may need to initiate an appeal process to collect disputed funds for practitioners. In this informative article, Nitin Chhoda reveals the most common reasons for denials and the best strategies... read more

What Lies Ahead With Medicare Payments?

The Affordable Health Care Act changed the healthcare landscape and it’s evolving further through new Medicare decisions. The only way for practitioners to financially survive the uncertainty is through diversification. To help practitioners prepare for the future,... read more

Insurers and Doctors Decline Marketplace Policies

One of the major selling points for the Affordable Health Care Act was the ability for patients to keep the doctors they liked and the coverage they had. Individuals without insurance can now sign up for an insurance policy at the Healthcare Insurance Marketplace, but... read more