Month: May 2019

05-17-19 — GREAT JOB OPPORTUNITY for the right candidate!

We currently have both Part-Time and Full-Time opportunities available for Clinical Appeals/CCS Nurses.  We are seeking  candidates that have experience in BOTH appeals letter writing and DRG Validation. These fully remote positions are well-compensated opportunities for the rare individuals out there who combine multiple credentials and experiences to act as true experts. We are looking…
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Five more U.S. States sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic

(Reuters) – Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic. Read The REST of the Story at the link below:

Can we offshore Medical Billing and Stay HIPAA complaint?

Trust takes years to build, seconds to break, and forever to repair. Read ‘The Rest of The Story…at the link below, please!  

Alere, Arriva Medical face Federal complaint on alleged Medicare Fraud

United States Files False Claims Act Complaint Against Arriva Medical, LLC, Alere, Inc., And Consultant NASHVILLE, Tenn.  – May 14, 2019 – The United States has filed a complaint under the False Claims Act against Arriva Medical, LLC (“Arriva”), its parent Alere, Inc. (“Alere”), and Ted Albin, of Stuart, Florida, a reimbursement consultant for Arriva and Alere,…
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Clinics use team care to cut time doctors spend on clerical tasks

A Chicago health care organization is finding a new way to cut down on the time their physicians spend hunting and pecking in the EHR. For ‘The REST of the Story’, follow the link below:  

The leading causes of denials and how to prevent them

Each new denial is essentially a revenue leak. Even when claims are recovered, the costs associated with that recovery must be subtracted from patient revenue. Recent data put that recovery cost at roughly $118 per denial. Factor in the lost revenue from your unrecovered claims and it’s clear why denials are a painful financial drain…
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Use of unsecure email account causes breach at UMC Physicians

Two employees at UMC Physicians in Lubbock, Texas, were forwarding emails to an unsecured Google mail account after they established a Google shared drive to track follow-up tasks. Find ‘The REST of the Story’ at the link below:

Ransomware Attack on Connecticut Provider Impacts 25,148 Patients

In February, Southeastern Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence fell victim to a ransomware attack. The investigation could not rule out access to the 25,148 patient records. Find the ‘rest of the story’ at the link below…  

Healthcare data breaches reach record high in April, 2019

Providers, health plans and their business associates reported 44 data breaches to the federal government last month. That’s the highest number of healthcare breaches reported in a single month since HHS’ Office for Civil Rights began maintaining its online database of healthcare breaches in 2010, surpassing the previous record—exactly one year ago, April 2018—when healthcare…
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5-12-2019—–JOB OPPORTUNITY!! — CPC-A welcome!

JOB OPPORTUNITY!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ —-ON SITE in either Pensacola, FL. or Panama City, FL.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Island Doctors still has HCC coding positions open in Pensacola FL and Panama City FL. This is a great opportunity for CPC-A …but you MUST have credentials to be considered.~~~ Email resume to the supervisor Two “d” in the email.~~~ The job…
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