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How to Break Into Your New Career as a Certified Medical Biller

One of the most common questions we hear posed by new graduates from medical billing schools all over the country is, “How can I get a job with no experience?” This is a legitimate question since the majority of positions advertised online in the medical billing world stipulate “xx of years experience” required or preferred. […]

HRS Learning Center Unveils Online Medical Billing Course

  Online medical billing training offers hands-on training and CMRS certification LIBERTY HILL, TX – January 5, 2015 – HRS Learning Center  has taken its hands-on medical billing training online, opening the course to students nationwide who need more flexibility. HRS developed the course in response to student feedback.  “The students spoke and we listened”, […]

Be Wary of Routinely Forgiving Copays and Deductibles

Is  your clinic routinely forgiving deductibles and copays? If so, you may want to rethink it. The AMA’s Code of Medical Ethics Opinion 6.12 explains why routine waivers are unethical, particularly when a clinic advertises a willingness to waive copayments. Further, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) has long taken the position that routine waiver of copayments […]

New CMS 1500 Claim Form January 2014

CMS-1500 Claim Form Updates: Medicare to Accept Revised Form Starting January 2014 The CMS-1500 Claim Form has been recently revised with changes including those to more adequately support the use of the ICD-10 diagnosis code set. The revised CMS-1500 form (version 02/12) will replace version 08/05. The revised form will give providers the ability to […]

2013 Brings Many Changes for Therapists in the Medicare Program

 Hold onto those party hats….ringing in the New Year should definitely set off some bells and whistles for therapy providers who treat Medicare patients.   There are 2 big changes coming that are definite and one very real possibility: PQRS (Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System) Therapists who bill Medicare for outpatient therapy services in private practice […]