Archive for February, 2014

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]