Credentialing processes are generally outdated, burdensome and plagued with delays, according to a new survey on the state of today’s medical credentialing processes. It was found that, 1 in 3 healthcare organizations are not satisfied with the credentialing experience.
Or is it? We can’t help patients, cure disease or fix trauma without a healthy practice. Many providers have sought the perceived safe harbor of hospital employment. That is OK for some, a good idea for others but, in my experience, a huge mistake for most. It is also my experience that the reason used…
Z56.6 — Other physical and mental strain related to work.
Z56.5 — Uncongenial work environment.
Z56.3 — Stressful work schedule.
Z56.4 — Discord with boss and workmates.
Are there advantages of a single payer system? Some say there are. I happen to not be one of them. Rather we really desperately need more payers, more choice, more competition, more access and a lot more imagination. About R. Todd Welter • MS, CPC Founder and President of RT Welter & Associates Mr.…
A07.1 – Giardiasis [lambliasis].
Y93.01 – Activity, hiking.
Y92.828 – Stream as the place of occurrence of the external cause.
R.T. Welter & Associates strongly believes that transparent competition among payers and providers regarding value and cost is the only way to make the delivery of health care more effective and efficient. Colorado’s Amendment 69 does nothing to address either issue. Amendment 69 is an incredibly expensive attempt to fix what is not working, but…
Problems…everyone has them. Every practice has them. A good manager knows problems and setbacks are out there and does h/her best to get in front of issues before they become major and even worse, destructive. It starts with honest assessments. An honest look at ones own shortcomings first and then the issues which do or could affect the practice and those…
W16.111A – Fall into natural body of water striking water surface causing drowning and submersion, initial encounter
V92.06XA – Drowning and submersion due to fall off (nonpowered) inflatable craft, initial encounter
Y93.16 – Activity, rowing, canoeing, kayaking, rafting and tubing
Medicare pays for clinical diagnostic laboratory tests (CDLTs) under the CLFS. The CLFS provides payment for approximately 1,300 CDLTs, and Medicare pays approximately $7 billion per year for these tests.
The Justice Department is suing to block two proposed mergers between major health insurance companies, saying the deals violate antitrust laws and would lead to higher health care costs for Americans. U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch explained the decision at a press conference: “If allowed to proceed, these mergers would fundamentally reshape the health insurance…