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CMS Guidance on Revised ICD-10 Codes

CMS Guidance on Revised ICD-10 Codes

New, Updated, and Revised ICD-10 Codes in Accordance with CMS Guidance  Starting October 1, 2021, PRL is revising its ICD-10 codes in accordance with the guidance from CMS. We have provided two documents regarding this change....

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Why Do Healthcare Costs Keep Rising?

Why Do Healthcare Costs Keep Rising?

Rising Costs Each year, out-of-pocket medical expenses increase for patients. This is true for those with individual or employer-funded health plans and those who have no insurance. Since 2010, health insurance premiums have...

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The Benefits of Outsourcing Your RCM

The Benefits of Outsourcing Your RCM

Big shifts are happening in the healthcare industry, and particularly in the business of revenue cycle management (RCM). New technology, evolving regulations, and a historical labor shortage are straining practices and...

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What is Chart Auditing and Why Is It Important?

What is Chart Auditing and Why Is It Important?

A Growing Challenge for Providers and Medical Offices Healthcare professionals face a myriad of challenges today. One of those challenges is ensuring the accuracy and integrity of medical records. There are many reasons why you...

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Shannon Hathaway: My Journey at Working at PRL

Shannon Hathaway: My Journey at Working at PRL

Throughout my career as a Human Resources professional, I’ve often witnessed many workers struggling to achieve a balance between their work and their home lives. Many companies tout their benefits of allowing employees enough...

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Understanding the No Surprises Act

Understanding the No Surprises Act

Background of No Surprises Act The No Surprises Act was signed into law by President Trump on December 27, 2020. This new law aims to protect consumers from surprise medical bills. The law has several key features; Patient...

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The Provider’s Guide to Patient Responsibility

The Provider’s Guide to Patient Responsibility

How is your practice addressing patient responsibility? Out-of-pocket costs are increasing substantially for patients. Educating patients on how much they owe out-of-pocket is important so there is no confusion as to what they...

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5 Ways to Make Patient Payment Easy

5 Ways to Make Patient Payment Easy

High deductible health plans with low monthly premiums are increasing the number of self-pay patients. Unfortunately, many medical practices struggle to collect full payment from their patients, and revenue declines as a result....

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Choose the Right Partner to Optimize Your RevCycle

Choose the Right Partner to Optimize Your RevCycle

Your practice has finally made the decision to join forces with an RCM partner. Too much of your time and resources were being devoted to billing. Now you can focus on providing care for your patients. Well, almost. You have...

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