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Coding Compliance and Strategies to Improve Reimbursements

Compliance, i.e. acting according to established guidelines and specifications, with respect to the prevailing standards and regulations is vital for every business. So it is, for a healthcare facility in various aspects including medical coding and billing processes. Healthcare facilities must adhere to the various regulations designed to avoid and minimize the scope for fraud […]

All You Need to Know About Healthcare Documentation

Healthcare documentation or medical transcription is about transcribing what a physician or healthcare provider dictates regarding a patient encounter. This process involves a lot of medical terminologies related to health ailments, diagnoses, treatment procedures, medical equipment used, tests conducted and drugs prescribed along with the general demographic information of a patient. In India, healthcare documentation […]

Electronic Health Records and Clinical Research

Electronic health records (EHRs) have become indispensable to record and analyze patient health data both at micro and macro levels. At the micro level, a patient can be provided high-quality care due to the quick and remote access to the patient’s records and his/her health can be well-monitored after the encounter and also notified for […]

What Is a Medical Claim and Its Importance?

A medical claim is a piece of document or a bill that healthcare providers submit to the insurance provider of a patient. This medical claim contains comprehensive data regarding the care and services provided to the patient in the form of unique medical codes. Such a medical claim generated by medical billing professionals serves as […]

Why You Should Choose a Medical Coding Career?

A career in the health information technology industry can be a rewarding one for an individual who wishes to work in the healthcare industry but cannot directly work as a healthcare provider such as a physician, nurse, etc. If you are interested to work in the healthcare industry, you may choose medical coding as your […]

Understanding the Pros and Cons of EHRs

Computers and software have become an integral part of healthcare delivery wherein they play a crucial role in improving healthcare professionals’ productivity and thereby treating more patients with improved quality care. Electronic health records (EHRs) facilitate managing giant volumes of data generated by various medical facilities, clinics and hospitals; without appropriate EHR systems, it is […]

Improve Patient Retention and Revenue Cycle with These Strategies

The success of a healthcare facility depends on its patient walk-ins of its existing and new patients. If you want your healthcare facility to have a regular flow of patient appointments, you must focus on patient retention and ensure that your existing patients do come back to you when they have any further issues. According […]

Social Determinants of Health and Medical Coding

If you are in the healthcare industry, especially medical coding you must know about social determinants of health (SDOH) which are the conditions in the environment that affect people’s health, life quality and risk of illnesses. The data for social determinants of health refers to the conditions in which people live, learn, play and work. […]

Tips to Improve Your Healthcare Documentation Skills

Speed and accuracy are as important in healthcare documentation as the knowledge of medical terminology. Learning about human anatomy, health conditions and other medical terminology is one aspect and typing with speed and accuracy is another aspect; mastering these two skills simultaneously is not impossible although it’s a challenging task. If you want to become […]

Things You Must Consider While Shifting Your EHR Software

In this world of digital information, electronic health records (EHRs) have become essential for healthcare providers to conveniently access data and provide appropriate treatment to patients. EHRs facilitate better coordination of patients, greater efficiency and improved patient care for the healthcare facilities while they empower patients with quick access to their health records. Further, to […]