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October 14, 2021
by Simon Hughes

COVID Relief Aid is on the Way

The country’s hospitals stepped up in unprecedented ways to face COVID-19’s challenges. As outbreaks rose, hospitals had to ramp up testing efforts while treating thousands of patients in an effort to save lives, control the virus’ spread, and safeguard the health of other patients and hospital staff. These challenges have also created significant financial pressures […]

September 27, 2021
by Simon Hughes

Worried about Staffing Shortages? Coronis Can Help

As COVID-19 infection rates continue to surge across the nation, U.S. medical facilities are facing increasing pressure to implement vaccine mandates for all employees. A blanket mandate may seem like the right call to curb infection rates and reduce hospitalization numbers, but the reality isn’t quite so black and white.  Medical facilities are currently experiencing […]

September 7, 2021
by Simon Hughes

Long Haul Covid Modifiers: What You Need to Know

As the COVID-19 pandemic approaches its second year, medical practitioners are uncovering new repercussions stemming from the infection. It’s becoming clear to those in the medical community that symptoms of COVID can linger long after patients recover. Referred to as COVID “long-haulers,” these patients continue to suffer a broad range of peculiar symptoms related to […]

September 1, 2021
by Simon Hughes

5 Measurements Your Hospital Should be Tracking to Improve Financial Health

With our 30+ years of experience and industry thought leadership, Coronis Health understands most hospitals struggle to achieve long-term sustainability. Positive financial margins can allow you to maintain a healthy cash flow and invest in new technologies and treatments to provide better patient care. One way for your hospital and surgery center to remain financially […]

July 23, 2021
by Simon Hughes

MIPS Overview & How to Avoid the 9% Payment Adjustment:

What is the Merit-based Incentive Payment System? The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is one way to participate in the Quality Payment Program. Under MIPS, CMS evaluates your performance across multiple categories that lead to improved quality and value in the healthcare system. The performance threshold for 2021 is 60 points, which means: A MIPS […]

December 14, 2020
by Simon Hughes

Get Your Medical Practice On Track for Medical Billing Success

Staying up-to-date on the latest medical billing best practices can be overwhelming for in-house billing staff as they are trying to stay on top of day-to-day responsibilities and even manage old or denied claims. Technology and regulations improve and change constantly, and these updates should be watched to ensure your practice is providing the best […]

December 14, 2020
by Simon Hughes

What Happens When A Medical Practice Outsources Its Medical Billing

All types of organizations rely on receiving accurate and timely payments for their services, and this applies just as much to medical practices. The difference between other types of business and medical practices is the detailed coding and working with Medicare, Medicaid, and countless insurance companies that require nothing less than perfection. This is a […]

November 23, 2020
by Simon Hughes

Coronis Health Adapting to Added Telehealth Services Covered By Medicare

One industry that has exponentially grown due to the COVID-19 pandemic is telehealth. Telehealth services have been on the rise for several years now, addressing the need for making high-quality healthcare more accessible, especially to rural, and isolated communities, but it is now on a paradigm shift as the current pandemic is hastening its demand […]

September 22, 2020
by Simon Hughes

5 Strategies to Improve Your Medical Billing Process

Efficiency is the cornerstone of any healthcare setting. For you to succeed, you must employ innovative ways to deliver quality care and enhance patient experience while lowering your costs and avoiding mistakes. An efficient medical billing system, therefore, is of paramount importance to achieve these goals. Without an experienced biller working for your practice, it […]

September 1, 2020
by Simon Hughes

Coronis Health Implementing New CHART Payment Model for Rural Healthcare Facilities

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation is launching a new payment model that aims to give a boost to Americans’ access to quality rural healthcare and telehealth services, and to shift U.S. healthcare providers toward more value-based payments. Specifically, the agency announced on August 11 that the new Community Health Access and […]