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Behavioral Health In America & The Dollars Advocates Are Fighting For

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Jun 2, 2020 10:30:35 AM

In today's COVID-19 economy, businesses across the US are faced with difficult financial decisions. With all 50 states in some form of reopening, many mental health practices are beginning to consider their own reopening process, which is leaving providers asking how best to deal with the surge of mental health issues across the country.

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3 Ways to Enhance Your Practice's RCM Processes

By Benjamin Cardozo on May 2, 2019 11:45:56 AM

The Revenue Cycle Management process encompasses all aspects of financial management in a healthcare organization related to patient care. It is a vital function in the success of any healthcare organization and as such, should be monitored and evaluated regularly for improvement. However, due to the complexity of each facet in the revenue cycle, it may be difficult for the leaders in a healthcare organization to pinpoint the most beneficial place to improve.

Topics: Revenue Cycle Management Medical Billing Software
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April Fools: ICD-10 Codes for Pranks Gone Wrong

By Laura Slade on Apr 1, 2019 9:49:25 AM

Also known as "All Fools' Day", the mischievous holiday has heavily debated origins. Some historians cite the changing of calendars in 16th century France as the reason for the holiday, while others insist that it has much older, ancient Roman roots beginning with festivals centered around participants dressing up in costumes. Regardless, April Fools' Day is usually choc full of pranks--some harmless, some not. Here's a few ICD-10 codes your practice might see as a result of today's shenanigans.

Topics: Medical Billing Software
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ICD-10 Codes for Hanukkah

By Laura Slade on Dec 6, 2018 9:49:24 AM

Happy Hanukkah! The 8 day “Festival of Lights” runs December 2nd through the 10th this year, and is sure to be filled with plenty of family meals, food, and of course, candles for many. But this joyful time of year isn’t without its risks—here are ICD-10 codes you and your family should hope to avoid during Hanukkah.

Topics: Medical Billing Software
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Report: Physician Burnout Starts in Medical School

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Sep 7, 2018 12:45:18 PM

Physician burnout is a serious issue, even considered an epidemic by some. Recent surveys show burnout rates have risen nearly 10 percent over the last few years. While many might expect the burnout to occur for physicians because of the rigors of working in a hospital or private practice day in and day out, a new report actually shows the burnout begins much earlier... in medical school.

Topics: Practice Management Software Provider Health and Wellness Medical Billing Software
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What is EMRs?

By Laura Slade on Jul 25, 2018 11:27:50 AM

Electronic medical records (EMRs) have changed the healthcare landscape. Through gradually growing use and increased incentives, they’ve forever shifted how patients and healthcare providers interact—in both positive and negative ways. Despite this, many have a number of questions concerning what it is they do, and why they’ve become necessary.

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ICD-10: Finding the Correct Code in 5 Easy Steps

By Laura Slade on Jun 14, 2018 10:24:45 AM

ICD-10 codes are the bread and butter of medical billing providers across specialties, practice sizes, and levels of patient care. The International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Edition, is based on the International Classification of Diseases, published by the World Health Organization. By using an alphanumeric system, every disease, injury, and illness imaginable is assigned its own specific code. But they’re not just used for diagnosis: physicians, coders, health IT managers, nurses, and other healthcare professionals also rely on them to assist in the storage and retrieval of patient information.

Topics: Medical Billing Software
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March Madness, as Told in ICD-10 Codes

By Laura Slade on Mar 20, 2018 11:38:45 AM

March Madness is well-underway. There can be no doubt it’s been an exciting one—so far, brackets everywhere have been thrown into disarray with top picks going down before they reach the elusive Sweet Sixteen spots. Whether you’re a casual fan just excited that your team made it to the crème-de-la-crème of college basketball, or a die-hard follower whose friends are embarrassed to watch games with in public, we’ve got a list of ICD-10 codes you might experience in the coming days.

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Medical Billing Software Denial Codes and Reasons

By Laura Slade on Mar 8, 2018 9:50:35 AM

Getting denied on a medical insurance claim is one of the most frustrating things a medical billing manager can experience. Not only does it waste the physician's, administrator's, and patient's time, but filing an invalid claim can become something of a money-pit as well.  Frequent causes of denied insurance claims include missing information, billing errors, and questions regarding patient coverage.

Topics: Medical Billing Software