Category Archives: healthcare

Social Media and Your Patient’s Security: Know the Risks

Posted on: August 14th, 2014

In our last post we talked about Harris Poll results showing that American consumers trust medical providers with their personal information more than they do professionals in almost any other sector. While this is an encouraging sign for our industry, it also points to the fragility of consumer trust when it comes to data security. […]

Why Do More Americans Trust You the Most?

Posted on: May 8th, 2014

A recently conducted Harris poll has shown that Americans may trust medical professionals with their private information and data more than almost any other field. As many as 79% of all Americans feel that their data is safe with medical professionals. This is an entire 10% more than those who trust banks at 68% and […]

Medical Debt May Prevent You From Getting Hired

Posted on: February 18th, 2014

Most people are aware that their credit score and history will be taken into account when they apply for things like a new loan or credit card, but did you know that potential employees may legally use your credit score to determine whether or not to hire you? This is important information to consider for […]

Frequently Asked Health Insurance and Medical Billing Questions

Posted on: February 13th, 2014

Important Terminology & FAQs What Is A Copay? A fixed dollar amount that a patient is responsible for paying upon visiting a doctor’s office or hospital. This amount goes toward the total cost of the visit, the rest of which is covered by the insurance company. What Is A Deductible? A set amount of expenses […]

Benefits Of A Behavioral Health Billing Specialist

Posted on: February 8th, 2014

When it comes to running a successful behavioral health practice or treatment center, several factors must be in place. Running a practice or treatment center smoothly means, among many other things, making sure that your billing is run efficiently so that you are compensated for all procedures and services you provide. There are a number […]

8 Time Saving Tips When Registering For Obamacare

Posted on: February 1st, 2014

2014 has brought about a major change in the healthcare industry: The Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Act, which is sometimes referred to as Obamacare, is a widespread plan that is aimed at making healthcare affordable and accessible to all Americans. When registering for Obamacare, there certain ways that you can make the process […]

Reasons An Insurance Company May Deny Your Rehab Claim

Posted on: January 14th, 2014

Most health insurance policies cover patients who have need to enter a drug rehabilitation program. Drug addiction is a disease and has been recognized as such by the medical community for some time now. Even so, many patients who enter drug rehabilitation may find their insurance claims denied or covered to far less of a […]

5 Ways To Manage Your Virtual Health Records

Posted on: December 19th, 2013

As an increasing number of practices begin to realize the full benefits of digital records systems, most offices have switched from physical to digital records. Digital records offer a number of benefits to any practice. Doctors can spend far less time inputting information into charts, and can experience a much smoother dialogue between themselves and […]

Why America Leads the World in Health Expenditures

Posted on: December 12th, 2013

In the United States, consumers pay more for healthcare than in almost any other country in the world. Everything from procedures to the cost of prescription drugs in the states tend to be more costly, and many of the medical bills associated with health care are paid out of pocket by consumers. To add to […]

5 Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing a Healthcare Provider

Posted on: October 8th, 2013

Choosing a doctor is a decision that will affect not only your health but your experience with healthcare in general. Here are five things you should consider before choosing a healthcare provider. 1. Is this physician covered by your insurance? This is very important, as you will likely need to find a doctor who is […]