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Avoiding Billing Pitfalls in the Age of the ACA

In the second decade of the 21st century, many healthcare providers are struggling to decide whether or not to accept patients who have Medicaid. A key issue is the provider’s ability to ensure compliance with its myriad reimbursement regulations.

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PCMHs and ACOs: Are They Working?

How effective are Patient Centered Medical Homes and Accountable Care Organizations? Maryland experts describe how both models are improving care and why the new Maryland Medicare waiver may provide an impetus to both.

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Maryland Physicians, Will You Be Ready?

Compliance Dates For ICD-10 Are Just Over the Horizon By: Denise Buenning Are you prepared for the U.S. health care system’s change from ICD-9 to ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure codes? The switch to ICD-10 takes effect on October 1, 2013. Leading up to the October 1, 2013, compliance date, Maryland physicians should also keep the […]

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EHR Painkillers

Practical Advice for a Conversion or Upgrade By: Linda Harder Whether your practice is small or large, and whether you’re implementing a new EHR or upgrading an existing one, it’s a huge undertaking. We spoke with a number of IT professionals, practice managers and EHR vendors for tips to ease your conversion pain. Why Start...

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