Health Care

I’ve written about hospital charge masters in many of my articles on health care. I wrote a one paragraph explanation about charge masters years ago, but it’s not close to being sufficient. This particular article on charge masters is actually a repurposed article that I wrote back in 2011, but search engines don’t include older […]

I sometimes wonder if people think that I’m hard on hospital leadership. I want to stress that there’s nothing further from the truth. The reason I talk about it from time to time as being somewhat different than almost anything else is because health care is a different animal than any other business. Whereas most […]

Most of what is done in patient accounting (aka patient financial services) is fairly simple and routine. The days of only paper claims are gone (but not totally eliminated). These days, if registration has done its job, and the departments have done their jobs, and your charge master is up to date, most of the […]

I’ve been in the revenue cycle/medical billing field for nearly 40 years. I’ve been in leadership or consulting for most of those years. I feel this gives me pretty good perspectives on how things should work. Parker Knight via Compfight There’s no doubt that every year there are some kinds of changes because of insurance […]

Medical billing and medical coding jobs and careers are easy to start, but hard to find work in. For medical billing, it’s hard to get started because physicians already have someone doing their billing for them. For medical coding, entities are often reluctant to bring on someone with no experience. For both, the training and […]

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