Category Archives: tips

EHRs: “Legitimate” Privacy Violation

Posted on: August 26th, 2014

As dialogue surrounding the upcoming mandatory adoption of Electronic Medical Records continues, many health care providers, along with their patients, continue to voice concerns that a system based entirely on electronic records may put patients at a significantly higher risk for having their confidential data stolen or illegally accessed. While many programmers and physicians alike […]

Emerging Best Practices for Chemical Dependency Treatment Providers

Posted on: February 19th, 2014

The field of chemical dependency treatment is an ever evolving one, and most treatment centers and drug abuse therapists are constantly seeking new ways to ensure that they are offering patients the best possible treatment as they work through the necessary steps to gain sobriety and health and to recover from the dangerous and challenging […]

Making Sense Of Medical Billing Denial Codes

Posted on: February 16th, 2014

Medical bills can sometimes seem difficult to decipher, particularly for those who are not in the healthcare industry. One of the most confusing aspect of a medical bill may be any denial codes. It is important to your financial and medical well being that you understand all codes on your bill, not least of which, […]

Medical Billing Help

Posted on: January 23rd, 2014

Medical Billing Frequently Asked Questions: 1.    Can I negotiate my medical bill? There are a few things you may be able to do in order to negotiate down the cost of your medical bills. Firstly, it is very important that you contact your doctor or hospital’s billing office before the bill becomes past due. […]

Government Programs Designed To Help With Medical Bills

Posted on: January 22nd, 2014

For millions of Americans, medical bills are a huge expense. Medical bills are different than many other types of bills because for many people they may arise unexpectedly and become quite high over a short period of times. Seeking medical help is often not an elective choice, and that can easily leave one with no […]

How to Use Your Medical Expenses For a Tax Write Off

Posted on: January 17th, 2014

As tax season draws nearer, many Americans are beginning to examine their 2013 expenses and assess which items they may be able to write off in order maximize the amount of refund they may be eligible for or minimize the amount of taxed they must pay. There are many different types of expenses that can […]

Handling Medical Bills From Rehab

Posted on: January 16th, 2014

Rehabilitation is a vital and life saving step that helps bring people who are addicted to drugs or alcohol to a place of mental and physical well being. Addiction is a serious and complicated disease and treating addiction can require much medical and psychological attention. This may well mean that stays in rehab take quite […]

5 Ways To Reduce Your Expensive Medical Bills

Posted on: January 15th, 2014

Medical expenses can be overwhelmingly high and for many people. Medical bills, unlike many other types of bills can be accrued very quickly and with little warning, and unlike other types of expenditures, medical expenses are often unavoidable. Just because you have high medical bills, however, does not mean you should feel powerless to pay […]

5 Ways To Improve Your Treatment Center

Posted on: December 14th, 2013

You and your staff work hard to provide the best care for your patients. You are constantly giving your all in order to ensure that your patients can recover as quickly as possible and that you can give as much of your attention as possible to your patients and their needs. As a treatment center […]

Can Switching To An Electronic Records System Save Your Practice?

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013

Do you feel that you are constantly struggling to stay on top of your workload? Are you frustrated that you do not have more time to spend on your patients? Most physicians feel at one time or another that they are swimming in tasks, but if your practice is still using physical records, you may […]