Do you believe hospital prices are too high? What about fees from physician offices? HA! Designs – Artbyheather via Compfight If so, you’re not alone. Everyone has had to deal with a hospital or physician bill at some point in their life, whether for themselves or family members. Most people talk about how the cost […]

Medical billing and medical coding jobs and careers are easy to start, but hard to find work in. For medical billing, it’s hard to get started because physicians already have someone doing their billing for them. For medical coding, entities are often reluctant to bring on someone with no experience. For both, the training and […]

Years ago I read a news story titled “The Check Is Not In The Mail”. It was a fascinating story about a health care organization called Athenahealth that did a brief study on how the nation’s seven biggest health insurers pay their bills. What they found wasn’t shocking to anyone who’s ever had to try […]

Last year we had an article here talking about reasons to consider assisted living. It was more about the needs for assisted living and the potential emotions associated with it by the residents. Ann via Compfight This time around we’re going to address issues around assisted living centers that most people don’t know, things that […]

Just like almost all businesses large enough to have employees pay someone to audit their businesses, hospitals sometimes need to, or should have, someone come in to audit their receivables process. It can involve looking at the charge master or how charges are captured, or a host of other things. This article is specifically going […]