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What is Medicare, Medicaid, etc?

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In addition to accepting private insurance from your patients, your practice may also want to accept government-sponsored medical insurance such as Medicare and Medicaid. The two programs cover very different populations, so it’s important to understand the differences between them. Medicare offers medical insurance coverage to individuals age 65 and older as well as individuals […]

Types of Medical Insurance

Business/Casualty Insurance

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Casualty insurance, also known as liability insurance, protects you and your medical practice from being responsible, or liable, for negligent acts. Worker’s compensation is a type of casualty insurance. Malpractice insurance can fall under this category as well. It’s important to note that casualty insurance is not connected to other forms of insurance like life, […]

Insurance Types Needed for a Medical Practice

Life Insurance

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Life insurance is not just one more expense to add to the many expenses of running your own medical practice. It’s also not just a way to protect your family in the event of your passing. Instead, life insurance has recently become a financially sound way to protect your assets. In other words, life insurance […]

Life Insurance

In-House Medical Transcription Vs Outsourcing

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You know your medical practice needs medical transcriptions as part of its daily operations. Medical transcriptions allow physicians to verbally record notes and patient procedures and have those recording transcribed into electronic format. But should medical transcriptions be performed in-house or outsourced to a medical transcription company? There are pros and cons to each approach. […]

The Mystery Of Medical Transcription

Medicare And Medicaid Audits

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If your medical practice accepts Medicare and Medicaid, you may be at risk for an audit. As instances of medical fraud have risen, the government has developed 7 different types of audits to prevent overpayments, underpayments, waste and abuse in the healthcare system. Appealing a decision made as the result of an audit can be […]

What is Fraud Investigation?

Types of Medical Insurance

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Insurance plays a big part in the daily operations of any small business. Like the average business owner, your medical practice needs coverage for everything from employee benefits to rental insurance. But in addition to choosing coverage for normal small business liabilities, medical entrepreneurs have to decide which types of medical insurance to accept from […]

Insurance Types Needed for a Medical Practice