Author | Mark Rowh


How physicians can prepare now before CMS removes the ICD-10 safety net

On October 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ grace period for denials of claims under ICD-10 will end. Physicians will do well to recognize that while the updated and expanded standards for coding specificity offer a new level of accuracy, they may also affect the bottom line.

Why physicians must protect their online reputation

It seems only yesterday that word of mouth was the primary means for the public to hear opinions about physicians. But today, patients and potential patients are more likely to obtain such information online.