Medical Record Maintenance: The importance of compliance

Patient care and the revenue cycle management revolves around medical records.  It is the only documented proof of what took place during the patient’s visit. For accurate reporting on diagnosis codes, the medical record documentation must best describe the patient’s condition. This should include a specific diagnosis, symptoms, problems, or […]

HEROES Act: Another relief package on its way?

Earlier this week, the US House of Representatives passed the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (HEROES Act) – phase 4 of the COVID-19 stimulus and relief package.  The bill that narrowly passed is set to provide a further $3 trillion relief in tax cuts and spending to […]

How are medical insurances responding to COVID-19?

Insurance of the Day: Blue Cross Blue Shield BCBS announced that all of its 36 networks – both independent and locally operated – will be waiving off prior authorizations for diagnostic tests and services covered for COVID-19 cover tests at no member cost-sharing waive prescription refill limits on maintenance drugs […]

How are medical insurances responding to COVID-19?

Insurance of the Day: Aetna Copays related to COVID-19 related diagnostic testing will be waived off – including all member costs linked with the diagnosis for Medicare, Medicaid or Commercial businesses.  Self-insured plan sponsors can opt out of the program if they choose to. $0 co-pay on telemedicine visits for […]

COVID-19: Get Paid to See Uninsured Patients!

How it works Health care providers who have conducted COVID-19 testing or provided treatment for uninsured COVID-19 individuals on or after February 4, 2020 can request claims reimbursement online will be reimbursed at Medicare rates.  To participate, providers must attest to the following at registration: You have checked for health […]

How to Confirm Payment Receipt

Relief Funding for Providers The President signed the FFCRA Payment Protection Program and Health Enhancement Act, and the CARES Act – $100 billion HHS is contracting with UnitedHealth Group to facilitate delivery of the funds to the providers. $40 billion has been distributed from April 24 onwards. $20 billion to […]

COVID-19: Relief for Healthcare Providers

When the going gets tough, the tough get going! During this pandemic, the President has launched several relief programs for Healthcare providers like you.  Please take a moment to go through these summarized, simplified terms and conditions that may affect you. If you have received a payment from the Public […]