Posted and filed under Cybersecurity, FWA, Technology.

Jeanmarie Loria Talks to ITSP Magazine for Diverse IT Podcast

Advize Health Managing Director Jeanmarie Loria chats with ITSPmagazine’s Selena Templeton for the Diverse IT podcast about their E/M Calculator, a free tool which is revolutionizing medical record auditing and billing for the healthcare industry. Tune in to hear about this software application that can be used by any healthcare worker regardless of coding experience…

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2017 UDT Codes Refresher

As of January 1, 2017, providers who administer controlled substance testing should apply the proper and most current guidelines for L35724 – Controlled Substance Monitoring and Drugs of Abuse. Best Practices Ensure that services and procedures reported on submitted claims match the service(s) ordered by the physician. Remember that a maximum of one presumptive and…

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Advize Health to Host HITsm Chat

Friday, August 18 | Noon EST Join Advize Health and our Managing Director Jeanmarie Loria for an hour long discussion on Diversity in Health IT. To participate, be sure to follow Advize Health, Jeanmarie Loria, and Healthcare Scene! Diversity has positioned itself at the forefront of social awareness for quite some time now, the apparent…

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How Health Care Law Can Fix the EHR Problem

In what has been touted by industry experts as, “…the most important article no one [else] will read”, The Sedona Conference Journal has released an article diagnosing the many legal “illnesses” that plague Electronical Health Records (EHR), and the subsequent sharing of private information.  EHR was once regarded as the savior of health care information…

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Posted and filed under Compliance, Medical Record Auditing.

Sign, Seal, Deliver: Provider Signature Requirements

To a physician, providing authentication may appear as yet another inconvenience or hindrance to productivity in the midst of the already chaotic audit process – but it’s the difference between being reimbursed and having your claims denied. For the purpose of a medical record audit, Medicare requires that any services provided be authenticated within the…

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Posted and filed under Coding, Medical Record Auditing, Payers.

Think Twice Before Appending Modifiers

Coding Modifiers In the English language, a modifier is used to describe the who, what, how, why, and/or where of a situation. Coding modifiers perform the same role for medical coders and billers. These types of modifiers further describe procedure codes without altering its original definition. Modifiers can be found in both the CPT and…

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Surviving the Medical Record Retrieval Process

Tackling a project as intricate as Medical Record Retrievals may seem daunting – and it is, but you can still make it through unscathed. Perhaps your firm was enlisted by an attorney, health plan, or medical auditing organization to retrieve medical records directly from a provider’s office. What tools do you need? How do you…

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Cover Your (Data) Bases: Recap

Late last month, Advize Health’s Managing Director, Jeanmarie Loria teamed up with Regine Bonneau of RB Advisory LLC to deliver a presentation on IT Inventory and standard security measures. This webinar was free to all attendees and included a discussion on the importance of IT Inventory, and the technologies available to help organizations maintain their…

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Posted and filed under Business, Healthcare, Payers.

Value-Based Purchasing Still Perplexing Providers

Providers are still struggling to align with payers in the transition to value-based purchasing. Value-based purchasing is used to measure, report, and reward excellence in health care delivery. To properly incentivize high-quality care, value-based purchasing requires the cooperation of employer purchasers, public sector purchasers, health plans, and providers who are all tasked with assessing care…

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When You Give, You Get

“Diversity and inclusion are central to the vision, strategy, and success of Advize Health. We strive to attract and retain talented and diverse people and suppliers, while creating an inclusive, productive, and respectful environment where all employees can contribute to their fullest potential.” The declaration above is the Advize Health Mission Statement, one that remains…

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