Latest American Medical Billing Association Stories

2014-07-10 12:29:56

WILMINGTON, Delaware, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors across the US are facing three major changes this year - full integration of EHR, changes in the healthcare payment models and shift from private practices to medical networks. More and more doctors are moving into large practices or practices owned by large hospitals and medical groups. A trend of three to five doctors working together in a group has gained popularity in the US as it is helping them to attend more...

2014-06-03 08:32:56

Innovative educational DVD from Harry & Maia Productions teaches communication skills needed for medical coders and billers to win physician buy-in. PORTLAND, Ore., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The average patient has no idea that a recurring sinus infection, broken collarbone, or even a routine physical exam represents only a small piece of a complex healthcare information system known as "medical coding." Every time you visit your healthcare provider, he or she must assign a...

2014-04-29 12:32:34

WILMINGTON, Delaware, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Staying ahead in the competition is becoming increasingly difficult for dental practitioners; considering the requirement to maintain high standards of care amidst time constraints and increasing healthcare reform pressures. Recently MBC has been helping numerous practitioners across US maintain high standards in dental care and remain successful. MBC dental billing experts believe that "the key to this lies in...

2014-03-18 12:33:13

CHICAGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the many pressures facing today's health care practitioners, running an efficient and profitable physician practice or medical group business is tough. Take, for example, the myriad issues around medical billing. McGladrey's What's the best-kept secret to improved medical billing? explains how billing and coding missteps can cost a practice millions of dollars each year if errors go unchecked. What's more astonishing is that these errors...

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