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April 1, 2021
by Simon Hughes

How to Stay Compliant and Increase Your Revenue with COVID Vaccine Medical Billing

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently increased Medicare’s reimbursement rates for hospitals, pharmacies, physicians, and others for administering COVID-19 vaccines. These changes by CMS are in support of the administration’s efforts to ensure that all Americans can be vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible. The pandemic has certainly resulted in rapid […]

March 31, 2021
by Simon Hughes

Top 13 Reasons to Outsource Your Medical Billing

Medical billing can be a challenging responsibility for many medical facilities that don’t have access to the necessary skills and manpower required to perform these tasks efficiently. Even if in-house employees can do an excellent job contributing to the organization’s success, these individuals may often lack the time and availability to keep up with the […]

March 2, 2021
by Simon Hughes

This is What Software Agnostic Means at Coronis Health

From electronic health records and practice management to medical billing services and patient engagement, you can expect a seamless experience with a software agnostic approach. At Coronis Health, we do not confine ourselves to just one billing software. Our team is expertly familiar with all the major systems and trains on new ones as they […]

March 1, 2021
by Simon Hughes

How to Avoid Hospital Claims Denials

The American Hospital Association (AHA) surveyed more than 200 hospitals and health systems in 2019 to explore how commercial health plans employed utilization management practices for patients and providers. AHA found that 89% of the respondents have experienced an increase in claims denials over the past three years. 51% of them even described such increase […]

February 19, 2021
by Simon Hughes

3 Reasons “Less is More” in Hospital Charting

For decades, healthcare providers have voiced their issues with the growing amount of data entry required for Evaluation and Management (E/M) visits. Some have even complained about spending twice as much time on the documentation process related to caring for patients. For the first time in almost 30 years, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid […]

February 11, 2021
by Simon Hughes

Are You Properly Billing and Coding COVID-19 Vaccinations At Your Hospital?

Now that we have approved and recommended COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna), it’s time to execute the correct medical billing and coding strategy to sustain the country’s vaccination efforts properly. These medical codes were nonexistent a year ago. Still, since we face a global pandemic, healthcare practitioners must quickly adapt to these new guidelines to […]

February 1, 2021
by Simon Hughes

How the 2021 Medicare Rule Changes Will Affect Your Hospital Billing Guidelines

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) aims to reduce the burden placed on physicians required to adhere to the current coding system and reward them accordingly for their time spent managing and evaluating patients. In the final rule, the CMS makes several changes to streamline reporting processes. This rule affects office and patient […]

December 28, 2020
by Simon Hughes

How Your Rural Healthcare Facility Can Survive the Rest of the Pandemic

The healthcare industry continues to adjust from the COVID-19 pandemic. With it has come enormous change and new challenges for hospitals and clinics of all sizes. Facilities have been jam-packed for months, and coding and billing have become even more complicated. With that comes the problem of not only collecting on those billings, but having […]

December 28, 2020
by Simon Hughes

4 Questions That Will Help You Take A Closer Look At Your OB/GYN Practice’s Billing

Are you noticing everything about your billing? The Physician and Specialty Practice Service Group at Coronis Health are experts in helping practices of all sizes and all specialties cultivate success. Our experience has taught us that, oftentimes, the 10,000 foot view of managing an entire practice can obscure opportunities and pitfalls in your OB/GYN practice.  […]

October 1, 2019
by Simon Hughes

5 Common Medical Billing Errors

Medical offices are often fast-paced environments where common, even simple, mistakes can and do occur. Sometimes, the staff is so focused on delivering gold standard patient care your practice is known for that these types of errors happen. Unfortunately, failure to follow practice and hospital medical billing guidelines can significantly and negatively affect your bottom […]