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Is Time-Based Billing and Documentation Something We Should Think About?

Friday, May 24, 2019 | Nicole Knight | 0 Comments

Time is central to the Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding system and changes from CMS and the American Medical Association (AMA) could impact documentation requirements in this area. Nicole Knight provides a few things you may want to look at as you evaluate your time-based coding effectiveness, training needs and future opportunities.

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7 Tips for Improving Employee Engagement

Thursday, May 16, 2019 | Lori Walsh | 0 Comments

It’s important to create a formal process for acclimating and developing each new employee. Lori Walsh provides 7 tips to help improve employee engagement and provide that continuous line of communication.

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The Imminent Growth of TAVR and BPCI-A

Thursday, May 9, 2019 | Joseph Sasson | 0 Comments

There are changes coming for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) that will effect how we contract to provide these services. Joe Sasson explains what we know now and why he believes these changes mean growth for TAVR and BPCI-A.

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Why is Cardiology Compensation still on the Rise?

Thursday, May 2, 2019 | Joel Sauer | 2 Comments

It was been predicted that total compensation for cardiologists would go down in 2019 based on data from 2018. Joel Sauer provides a couple solid theories on why that has not happened as well as the data from the 2019 MedAxiom survey.

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BPCI-A: Lessons Learned from Cohort 1

Thursday, April 25, 2019 | Ginger Biesbrock | 0 Comments

Now that CMS has opened the application period for Cohort 2, there are lessons to be learned from those that have come before us. Ginger explains that the consensus from participating groups has been favorable and provides key lessons learned from their experience.

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CMS Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) Audits

Thursday, April 18, 2019 | Nicole Knight | 0 Comments

The Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) Audits program is designed to help providers and suppliers reduce claim denials and appeals through one-on-one assistance. Nicole Knight explains the process and provides six things you can do to meet the goal of having no errors or a minor error classification.

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