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Risk of COVID-19 Spoofing, Fraud

Risk of COVID-19 Spoofing, Fraud

Health Departments, State Govts. At Risk of COVID-19 Spoofing, Fraud By Jessica Davis May 28, 2020 – Forty-four percent of state health departments and state governments do not have a published Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance...

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Prepare for a Healthcare Layoff

Prepare for a Healthcare Layoff

Prepare for a layoff in healthcare   Is your healthcare job in jeopardy? Look for these warning signs, and learn how you can rebound quickly. Megan Malugani, Monster contributor While the healthcare job market is relatively healthy, the industry is not immune to...

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JOB POST ~~ TEXAS  …  February, 2020

JOB POST ~~ TEXAS … February, 2020

~~~USA CODERS ONLY!~~~ ~~~URGENT NEED!~~~   Multiple HCC Provider Educator positions in the following TEXAS cities: ⭐️Houston ⭐️Austin ⭐️Brownsville ⭐️Corpus Christi ⭐️San Antonio, ⭐️El Paso I have listed the basic parameters of the position below.  If you know...

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TEMP AGENCIES are Your Friend!

TEMP AGENCIES are Your Friend!

Temporary Employment Agencies are good places to find your FIRST JOB in any industry.  Temp Agencies offer a great deal of FLEXIBILITY for both the Employer and for the Employee. The Employer isn’t making an immediate long-term commitment, so may be more inclined to...

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ENTRY LEVEL CHALLENGES

ENTRY LEVEL CHALLENGES

Can you get a job in the Medical Coding field, with a Brand-New Certification and very little Experience?   YES!  You Can! There are individual instances of people, in whatever field, getting jobs IMMEDIATELY, if not sooner, upon graduation/certification.   Those are...

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BENEFICIARY NOTICES INITIATIVE (BNI)

BENEFICIARY NOTICES INITIATIVE (BNI)

Both Medicare beneficiaries and providers have certain rights and protections related to financial liability and appeals under the Fee-for-Service (FFS) Medicare and the Medicare Advantage (MA) Programs. These financial liability and appeal rights and protections are...

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PATIENTS OVER PAPERWORK…new CMS initiative

PATIENTS OVER PAPERWORK…new CMS initiative

At CMS, our top priority is putting patients first. CMS Administrator Seema Verma launched the “Patients over Paperwork” initiative, which is in accord with President Trump’s Executive Order that directs federal agencies to “cut the red tape” to reduce burdensome...

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Simplifying Documentation Requirements

Simplifying Documentation Requirements

As part of our Patients over Paperwork Initiative, Medicare is simplifying documentation requirements so that you spend less time on paperwork, allowing you to focus more on your patients and less on confusing and time-consuming claims documentation. We’ve made...

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TO VAPE or NOT TO VAPE

TO VAPE or NOT TO VAPE

VAPING is sweeping the landscape and causing numerous unforeseen issues! I’ve compiled some links that can possibly direct you in finding out more information! From The New York Times… “More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health...

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OFFICIAL CODING GUIDANCE per VAPING, from the CDC

OFFICIAL CODING GUIDANCE per VAPING, from the CDC

From the CDC… (official diagnosis coding guidance) In a virtually unprecedented step, the CDC has issued ‘official diagnosis coding guidance’ on the subject of Vaping!   This is HUGE!   The purpose of this document is to provide official diagnosis...

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RESUMES — helpful tips

RESUMES — helpful tips

Job seekers typically spend hours creating, updating, seeking feedback and re-editing their resume, only to find that a recruiter spends less than seven seconds reviewing it.   In today’s Digital Age, this task is further complicated for applicants by companies and HR...

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5-12-2019—–JOB OPPORTUNITY!!  — CPC-A welcome!

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...

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PAY-Per-CHART / Part-Time

PAY-Per-CHART / Part-Time

Some companies and some clients will allow coders to work ‘at their own pace’ and pay them so much per chart! What the pay scale is for each chart depends largely on the Specialty.   You may get small charts 4-5 pages and you could probably do 15 or 20 of...

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3-17-2019 — Medical Health Data Leak

3-17-2019 — Medical Health Data Leak

3-17-2019 — Medical Health Data Leak A health tech company was leaking thousands of doctor’s notes, medical records, and prescriptions daily after a security lapse left a server without a password. The little-known software company, California-based Meditab,...

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UCLA Health to pay $7.5M to Settle

UCLA Health to pay $7.5M to Settle

UCLA Health to pay $7.5M to settle data breach class-action caseMackenzie Garrity – Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 UCLA Health has agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by patients after a data breach put their personal and health...

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BCBS VA Cuts 40 Workers

BCBS VA Cuts 40 Workers

Does anyone know what type(s) of jobs were cut?  Please respond in the comments below. VIRGINIA, MN – Approximately 40 positions are being eliminated from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield office in Virginia, the organization announced Thursday. In a statement, Jim...

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