Healthcare Articles

These Healthcare articles will give you the news and information you need to stay up to date in the ever changing Healthcare industry.

December 3, 2012 – 1,003 views
Hoyt Torras
One of the biggest mistakes a medical practice can make when they receive a request for medical records from a payer, such as Medicare or Medicaid, is to quickly copy some records and throw them into an envelope. Most audits start with the payer, or their audit contractor, providing a list of names and dates of service for which they are requesting copies of medical records. Here are a Baker's Dozen worth of tips for those type audits:... Full Story 
November 26, 2012 – 1,149 views
Sari Crrossman
President Obama has set a deadline for all medical records to be switched over to electronic form by 2014. This means that anyone who keeps such records whether they be a health insurer or physician's or dental office are obligated to comply or face being fined... Full Story 
November 22, 2012 – 1,223 views
Susan Mathisen
A social worker, who works in the section of child and family well-being, has a physically and mentally tough job. Mistreatment in the home is a crime, handled by the Child Welfare. Police investigates the crime at home, and when the case is solved, their job is done. Social workers are needed to use their common sense, to keep themselves and the family safe. They need to make sure that the family and the child are mentally stable. For sure, the job in a situation like that is stressful, if one properly understands the stress placed upon them... Full Story 
November 19, 2012 – 990 views
Kristy Turner
Medical billing and coding is the part of the administrative side of the health care system that deals with and manages the health care revenue cycle. It is the process that makes sure health insurance claims for services rendered to insured patients are reimbursed by the insurance companies. To further explain the tasks performed by the medical billers and coders, here's a quick overview of their tasks... Full Story 
November 19, 2012 – 1,102 views
Rima Hammoudi
Nurses everywhere will attest to how rewarding their career is. But there is no denying that working as a nurse involves a lot of factors that can make the profession as a whole seem less than desirable to go into. However, despite these factors, hundreds of thousands of people continue to devote themselves to being a nurse. This leads us to believe that there are indeed positive factors about being a nurse. But what could they be? Here are just a few reasons why hundreds of thousands of people across the country have decided to devote themselves to being a nurse. Full Story 
November 13, 2012 – 1,209 views
Michelle Acra - Central Ohio Mental Health Center
How can we help clients work through healthcare issues when they are triggered?... Full Story 
November 12, 2012 – 1,067 views
HealthTec Software - HealthTec Software
Medical billing software is designed to make the lives of doctors, dentists, and healthcare professionals easier. It can benefit a healthcare practice by making everyday tasks quicker to accomplish, allowing doctors to use their time more effectively. Medical Billing Software makes patient accounting tasks simple and easy. It provides a healthcare practice with detailed data that is easy to handle and more manageable than most other methods. The software has a number of uses:... Full Story 
November 8, 2012 – 1,017 views
Sharad Gaikwad
Medical treatment today is an easy process compared to how stressful and delayed it was earlier. The reason for that was the administration work which took a lot of time. Human scope for errors was huge in all this too. Paper work caused a lot of strain not only to doctors but the hospitals as well. Due to this people suffered too as their medical treatment process was delayed. A systematic and accessible database is now possible thanks to the invention of the transcription software that has made things very easy... Full Story