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Harold Gibson

Harold Gibson

Harold R Gibson is the Chief Financial Officer at M-Scribe - a healthcare revenue cycle management company. Harold is an accomplished healthcare professional with extensive experience in the medical billing and coding industry. You can follow him on Twitter @mscribetech. He is interested to get your feedback/suggestions. Please email him at h.gibson@m-scribe.com.

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Medical Coding Changes in 2020 and Beyond

Harold Gibson

There are numerous long-awaited requested changes and additions to codes from both the AMA and CMS that can be expected for the year 2020 and beyond. Many of these pertain to distance medicine and the technologies necessary to provide such services. Below are some more significant changes ahead for providers and their coding staff.

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Topics: Medical Coding Changes in 2020

Telemedicine Reimbursement: Remote Patient Monitoring and Updated CMS Codes

Harold Gibson

Over the past year the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has initiated significant changes in how remote patient monitoring (RPM) and other forms of telehealth and telemedicine will be coded and billed. Private payers are following suit in enacting their own billing policies and guidelines. Some states still lag with implementing Medicaid updates and other guidelines but more are starting recognize that transportation expenses and other applicable factors are impacting access to healthcare. Here, we discuss some of the most significant changes including updated CPT codes that telehealth providers and their billing staff need to know.

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Topics: Telemedicine Billing, remote patient monitoring, Telemedicine Reimbursement

Effectively Navigating Nephrology Billing Complexities for Practices

Harold Gibson

If your practice seems to be having claims denials these days, you’re not alone. Thanks to complex billing and documentation requirements from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)  as well as private payers, nephrology practices are under pressure as never before to stay current with the latest changes and updated guidelines. Fortunately, there are some strategies available to keep your billing and revenue cycle running more smoothly.

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Topics: Nephrology billing, nephrology coding

AI and Data Analytics Helps Preventing Diabetes-Related Diseases

Harold Gibson

Two of the possible complications of type 2 diabetes are heart failure as well as diabetic kidney disease as the leading causes of disability or death for people with diabetes. While promising new medical interventions are available, identifying high-risk patients has been challenging. We’ll discuss in more detail below the latest developments from artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning aided by analytics and EHR that can help predict potential risks with far more accuracy.

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Topics: artificial intelligence in healthcare

Precision Medicine Impact on Chronic Care, Payers and EHR

Harold Gibson

The development of precision medicine is finally being recognized as a legitimate form of treatment offering potentially targeted, personalized interventions and better diagnoses leading to improved patient outcomes. Artificial intelligence and analytics technology are behind these medical advances, while cloud computing and creating alliances with major technology companies offer better access to the huge amounts of data necessary for medical insights and decisions.

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Topics: precision medicine

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A place for physicians and other healthcare stakeholders to share and discover information about everything related to running efficient medical practices.

Established in 2002 by a group of physicians, we are a national provider of medical billing services to group practices, clinics, and individual physicians. We also specialize in provider credentialing, payer contract reviews, and medical coding for a wide range of clients - from solo practitioners to multi-site, multi-specialty practices.

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