Category Archives: Billing

How to improve your collections process with 5 easy changes

How to improve Collections

In today’s medical billing world of keeping up with regulatory issues (like ICD 10 changes), it is imperative to have the right staff and workflow challenges and to have the right software to support your agency needs. If you are a public health department, a community health, behavioral health, FQHC or private practice, make sure […]

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What Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) Need to Know About the 340B Drug Program

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While healthcare funding and new regulations continue to evolve, there can often be confusion about various programs for federally funded centers on how these programs intersect. For safety-net providers like Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) and publicly funded family planning clinics, plans like the 340B drug pricing program are intended to stretch scarce federal resources […]

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Are You Down with PPS?

If you are currently billing to Medicaid or Medicare, you are likely familiar with the Prospective Payment System (PPS) outlined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). For Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) or those looking to get Health Center designation, PPS rates are updated yearly and the system is changed more frequently […]

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Enhancing Revenue for Family Planning Clinics

With the worries of a major loss of Title X funding across the nation, Family Planning clinics need to be cautious about spending and streamlining all efforts in order to keep costs minimal. Family planning services are provided by a variety of agencies including local health departments, community health centers (CHC), and federally qualified Health […]

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