Outsourcing Medical Billing

Surveys taken at the end of 2011 reveal that one of the most important issues that doctors face today is payment collection for services rendered on medical billing.  Because of complex rules and regulations that are required, medical practices are overwhelmed with paperwork related to billing procedures.  Whether it is contacting patients regarding payment or

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Electronic prescribing Breakthrough: What Now?

The use of electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) has the obvious benefits of improving safety and reducing costs of care by alerting providers with drug-drug interactions, patient adherence to therapies, and insurance coverage information. Deriving these benefits will require clinical decision support based on presentation of accurate and complete formulary and benefit (F&B) and medication history (RxH)

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ANSI 5010

> What is it? HIPAA law requires the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to use standards for covered entities concerning transactions electronically. These transactions include claims, remittance advices (ERAs), and eligibility information. Under these guidelines, covered entities include health plans, clearinghouses, and health care providers. The current standard is known as ANSI

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