ICD-10 – Practices must have emergency cash available

With the ICD-10 deadline looming on October 1st, 2014, practices will need to start making arrangements to have access to emergency cash. That is the the consensus amongst health care providers across the united States. Even if practices are on target to complete the transition by the deadline, they will likely be effected by the

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ICD-10, Is your practice on the right track?

This video was created by the Georgia Department of Community Health to help practices prepare for ICD-10. The audio quality isn’t that great, but it’s a great primer on ICD-10 and how to get started implementing. They do mention the ICD-10 implementation being delayed and the deadline being uncertain. Please keep in mind that this

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Why are we switching to ICD-10?

The thought maybe crossing through your mind over and over, “Why are we even switching to ICD-10”, with all the Medisoft software updates and changes in our medical billing departments that will take place. It all may start to seem like a big waste of your time, energy and money. However, there are some very

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Medisoft and ICD-10 – Why Everything is Changing

The looming deadline echoing in all of our ears is quickly approaching. By now we have all heard lots of talk about the changes from ICD-9 to ICD-10. Still with all the talk, do we even know where to begin preparing for all the changes? How will this effect Medisoft users? Not only is it

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Medisoft software affected by changes to CMS-1500 form

On October 1st, 2013, all healthcare providers will be required to submit new claims on a new CMS-1500 form. Any claims submitted on the old form after this date will be rejected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. All users of Medisoft software products who submit paper claims to CMS will be required

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Physician Medical Billing News – No more delays for ICD-10

After being delayed a year, it looks like ICD-10 is on target to make its October 2014 deadline. This will have a major impact on physician medical billing nationwide. Farzad Mostashari, MD, the national coordinator for healthcare IT, stated at a HIMSS Media ICD-10 forum in June that there would be no extension to the 

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Doctor CEO (Helping Medical Practices Thrive)

Managing a medical practice is becoming more challenging every year. Not only must you have good business sense and leadership skills but also have the time to see patients.  Because we work with doctors everyday, we are in a position to observe and offer helpful advice on areas that need attention.   Our team focuses on technology, billing,

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The Future of Medical Billing

The recent move of medical billing to ANSI 5010 and the eventual transition to ICD-10 have put a scare in many medical practices in the United States.  Standards will have to be redefined and many offices will require more medical coding staff as a result. Not only will these changes require a herculean effort but

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Iron Comet Medical Billing

The mission of Iron Comet is to provide superior business office solutions for healthcare providers, maximize their financial resources, and thereby improve quality care to their patients.  Consider using our billing service to help your practice obtain the dollars you are due. With Mckesson’s Medisoft as our premier application, we are able to streamline your billing and collections

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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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