Medical Economics April 2021

Coding case studies: Depression

April 05, 2021

Getting paid requires accurate documentation and correct code selection. In our coding case studies, we explore the correct coding for a specific condition based on a hypothetical clinical scenario. This particular scenario involves a patient presenting with symptoms of depression. See if you can choose the correct codes.

HIPAA compliance: Is email archiving necessary?

April 05, 2021

Email archiving is an automated process for preserving and protecting all inbound and outbound email messages (as well as attachments and metadata) so they can be accessed later. In other words, email archiving is storing and making them searchable.

How to navigate physician noncompete clauses

April 05, 2021

Often, addressing the fine details of a noncompete clause after the fact adds costly legal fees. There are a few strategies that doctors can adopt before and after signing a contract to avoid problems with noncompete issues.