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Obamacare: The Pros and Cons Revealed

  Obamacare is a hot topic up for debate and not only with the republicans and democrats. There are many people in America that feel the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, has done more to hurt American citizens than it has to help them. On the other end of the debate are the Americans that feel the ...
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Top Changes to Provider Enrollment You Should Know About

  The changes in provider enrollment for 2017-2018 have been revealed and it seems that mid-level practitioners, independent nurse, and occupational and physical therapists will be affected the most. The amendments were proposed in April of this year and are scheduled, if all goes well, to go into effect in August of this year. It’s important to get yourself, or ...
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A Sound Credentialing Program is Like a Well-Designed Building

By Dilsa S. Bailey, CPMSM Architects first get a view of the land. Before they envision a building, they envision what would fit into that landscape. The architect then considers what occupies the surrounding space. It is then they start pulling it all together with drawings and photos and notes. That is typically how a credentialing or provider enrollment program ...
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A Straightforward and Innovative Approach to Credentialing

The STAT MedCare Management team would like to introduce the new branding and logo of STATCred! I hope you all enjoy the new logo as much as we do! What is STATCred you ask? Are you still tracking your provider’s credentialing documents in an excel spreadsheet? Has it become overwhelming and unbearable? Well, STATCred is the answer to your problems! ...
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Enrolling in Medicaid and Medicaid Managed Care Plans (HMO)

Many practices and facilities accept state Medicaid.  After enrolling with Medicaid they begin seeing patients.  Shortly thereafter, they may realize they’ve made a grave mistake as they didn’t enroll with ALL Medicaid products and now are not being paid for the patients they’ve seen. This blog will help you figure out the difference between Medicaid and Medicaid Managed Care Plans ...
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Don’t let an important expirable slip through the cracks again!

Do you have a fail-proof system or process firmly in place to monitor your medical credentialing expirable data? Do you know what data needs to be monitored and why? Have you ever considered that if you don’t have a sufficient and technology driven solution to managing your data that you run the risk of a disastrous situation? Having a system ...
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26 Questions to Ask When Opening a New Practice

Should you be an entrepreneur and start your own practice or should you be hospital (or group) employed? For some physicians, the answer is crystal clear – you want to start your own practice. The process of starting a practice is quite extensive and should begin before a physician finishes his/her residency or before the decision to leave a hospital ...
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Should I Hire a Billing Company or Do My Own?

For me, as an expert medical biller, this is the hardest question to answer. Medical billing has so many intricacies and learning the ins and outs is an incredible task. Simply stated, it’s learning another language. Following the list below will allow you to simply answer the question and move forward with your decision. Be sure to consult a qualified ...
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Put down the pen and paper: It’s Time to go digital with credentialing & provider enrollment!

As more and more practices are employing providers, credentialing and provider enrollment have become THE priority in revenue cycle management! Enrolling providers correctly and quickly is the most important step in getting providers in-network with insurance plans. The quicker provider enrollment is completed; the quicker practices can be reimbursed for their provider’s services. In fact, the enrollment process should be ...
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Top 5 Key Credentialing Issues for Telehealth Companies

Telehealth has become the fastest growing specialty in the United States. Thanks to a push from an unlikely place, with the rationale being to increase access to care, Medicare has made Telehealth a viable option for the treatment of many different conditions by many different specialists. As new and cutting edge as Telehealth is, the billing is even newer. Knowing ...
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