The pocketbook impact of electronic health records: Part 1
- The pocketbook impact of electronic health records: Part 2. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/18/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 8, p753
The article discusses incompatibility of fee for service with electronic health records (EHR) system in Canada. According to physician Karim Keshavjee EHR system is not attuned with Canada's system of paying physicians and if it is to be applied then reform in payment system is required. It...
- DEMYSTIFYING MEDICARE'S 'INCIDENT TO' BILLING BY NPS, PAS. // Medical Economics;9/25/2013, Vol. 90 Issue 18, p30
The article provides an answer to a question on how to bill patients during rounding and whether it is correct to bill them under the physician's Provider Identification Number (PIN).
- THE GAP BETWEEN DOCTORS & INSURERS. // Managed Healthcare Executive;Sep2014, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p32
Statistics are given regarding lack of cooperation between physicians and insurers and mentions topics including fee-for-service contracts of health care providers, fee-for-service reimbursement model, and overbilling concerning fee-for-service contracts.
- MAC mobile reviews an eye-opening experience. // Hospital Case Management;Mar2013, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p39
The article discusses the first mobile review by New York State's Medicare Administrative Contractor, Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola. It also discusses that they launched a series of initiatives to avoid Medicare denials. The physician adviser reviews all Medicare fees-for service...
- TIME TO TACKLE DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS. Rice, Sabriya // Modern Healthcare;1/19/2015, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p0018
The article focuses on increased number of missed or wrong diagnoses, due to non availability of time for proper diagnosis of a patient's disease. It states that the U.S. patient-safety movement and medical practioners pay less attention to diagnostic errors and mentions that the nonprofit...
- 'Get serious' on pharmacy role says top pharmacist. // New Zealand Doctor;10/5/2011, p11
The article reports that during the Conference for General Practice in Auckland, New Zealand in September 2011, Elizabeth Plant, president for the Pharmaceutical Society, called on the government to revamp its funding for fee-for-service on pharmaceuticals, claiming the system is inefficient.
- Coding Cues. Stantz, Renee // Medical Economics;11/6/2009, Vol. 86 Issue 21, p33
The article presents two questions and answers related to medicine practice management in the U.S. including on what are the rules for physician's billing discharge summaries and physician could bill for the dialysis performed on the same date that the patient discharged.
- Medtech mayhem in South Canterbury. Yeats, Jodi // New Zealand Doctor;11/3/2010, p5
The article reports that general practitioners (GPs) who used South Canterbury district health board (DHB) funds to move to Medtech 32 say that they incorrectly billed patients for services provided in the past.
- Opinion: Ballot Box. // GP: General Practitioner;9/25/2009, p22
The article reports that 61 percent of the general practitioners (GPs) in a survey have said that primary care organizations should negotiate swine flu vaccination fees with practices.