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August 8, 2022
by Simon Hughes

The Difference Between Behavioral Health and Medical Billing

A common misconception about mental and behavioral health is that health insurance covers services the same way other medical services are covered. Unfortunately, this is not the case, and it can cause significant headaches for providers in the mental and behavioral health sphere.  The differences and restrictions related to mental and behavioral health cause some […]

August 4, 2022
by Simon Hughes

Substance Abuse Treatment Center Medical Billing Services

Substance abuse treatment centers are designed to help individuals recover from addiction and substance use disorders—not handle challenging medical billing and coding issues. Every service has a business side of operations that can either help or hurt your organization. Billing varies by industry, and even within medical billing, there are variations in services and protocols. […]

June 9, 2022
by Simon Hughes

Best Practices for Improved Financials Post-COVID: 3 Part Series – Part 3: Efficiency Maximization

The COVID pandemic created challenges for practices that had to pivot their operations to restore revenues, adapt to the changing environment, and accelerate growth. This webinar, brought medical billing experts from Coronis Health together to discuss best practices for improved financials and provide case studies on how practices have improved operations. In this final part […]

April 20, 2022
by Simon Hughes

Struggling with Staffing Shortages? We Can Help

Staffing shortages affect so many aspects of healthcare, from the delivery of patient care to the ability of an organization to retain quality talent. The pandemic is certainly a factor in recent staffing shortages, but shortages have been brewing for decades. Rural hospitals and facilities face staffing challenges now more than ever, but there are […]

February 2, 2022
by Simon Hughes

Outsourcing Medical Billing: Benefits vs. Costs

Outsourcing medical billing may sound expensive, but the benefits can outweigh the costs. Let’s explore the real ROI on outsourcing medical billing – Coronis Health can provide tips to help you determine whether outsourcing is the right choice for your facility.  5 Signs You Should Outsource Your Medical Billing Medical billing is a critical component […]

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 26, 2020
by Simon Hughes

10 Key traits of a medical billing partner

January 28, 2020
by Simon Hughes

Eligibility and verification

When the patient arrives the day of the appointment, the first thing your staff should be verifying is the patient’s insurance. Sometimes you find that insurance has changed in just the short period between scheduling and appointment day. Another reason for insurance verification is to prevent or detect insurance fraud/identity theft. According to The Institute […]

January 15, 2020
by Simon Hughes

Evaluating practice performance – start with the numbers

January 8, 2020
by Simon Hughes

6 New rules of practicing medicine