Many people want an answer to what actually is a Health Information Exchange. It is interesting that the fact that people are not simply after a Health Information Exchange definition, but are also concerned regarding whether the phrase “Health Information Exchange” is just a concept or actually a way to facilitate medical coding, billing and documentation accuracy that meets your HIM revenue cycle requirements. Continue reading
Not so long ago, before the health information exchange, sitting in a waiting room at a doctors’ office there would be patients nervously clutching huge files of paperwork ready to show the doctor. This was their life in terms of health care and it was up to the doctor to decipher the seemingly endless array of medications taken or surgeries performed. Continue reading
In 2003, Congress created the Recovery Audit (RAC) program to help the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) find and recover improper payments made by providers of Medicare and Medicaid. It took years, but it was finally implemented nationwide in 2009. Since then, the Recovery Audit program has been under some scrutiny, some calling it a witch hunt and others actually calling it RAC Fraud.
When you need reliable, medical record coding audit services in Chicago, turn to Chicago-based Professional Dynamic Network to assist with standardized audits, compliance for government Medicaid and Medicare audits, RAC audits, internal auditing or for assistance with correct ICD-10 coding implementation and auditing protocols. Continue reading
Following EHR privacy and security electronic health records regulations or HIPAA compliance can be a daunting task for medical organizations, hospitals, clinics or even for private practices.
A medical records coding technician is a fully credentialed coder that performs general medical records coding securely while complying with HIPAA regulations and ISO-9000 standards. Our medical coding specialists at Professional Dynamic Network is an individual with the appropriate, verified credentials with the work experience to be a higher-level medical coder or medical biller that uses ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes for records and billing. Continue reading
Electronic health records security issues can pose problems for data security, patient safety and for regulatory compliance. There is a wide range of security issues that healthcare IT departments, hospitals, urgent care facilities, coders, auditors, management and other personnel face on a daily basis. Continue reading
Remote medical coding companies, like Professional Dynamic Network of Chicago, offer healthcare providers essential services, specifically, remote medical records coding, transcription and billing services. Even large hospitals have considerable difficulty in keeping up with medical records coding and billing Medicaid, Medicare and insurance companies. Continue reading
There are a great number of opportunities in the Health Information Management are that can save your practice or hospital valuable resources. Outsourcing your inpatient and outpatient medical coding are just 2 instances that streamline your facility. But what is medical coding? What is the difference between Inpatient and Outpatient coding? If the terms sound a little futuristic for you, good! Because in the Health Information Management field, the future is here! Continue reading
The field of medical transcription has grown exponentially in recent years such that finding a medical transcription company or medical coding company for a medical professional or a medical institution’s needs has become less challenging. With the advent of remote working and the development of outsourcing solutions, the options have become more varied and the supply of medical coders has perhaps become greater than the demand. Continue reading