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How to Choose a Medical Legal Firm

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There are four important things to consider when choosing a medical legal firm to represent your practice. First, consider your level of comfort in dealing with a particular lawyer or legal team. Make sure you meet in person to assess how comfortable you feel entrusting this particular individual or group with highly personal, sensitive information. […]

The Mystery of Doctor Credentialing

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Doctor credentialing is the process by which a third party evaluates the history, qualifications, experience, and ongoing education of a practicing physician or healthcare professional. Credentialing allows insurance companies and patients to ascertain the quality of care they can expect to receive from the doctor in question. It also protects patients by verifying any malpractice […]

Choose the Right Corporate Structure

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Do you know what type of corporate structure is best for your medical practice? From S-Corps and C-Corps to LLCs, deciding how to structure your business is no small task The right choice will provide substantial tax benefits and protect you from certain liabilities, while the wrong choice could result in higher taxes and responsibilities […]

HITECH Act of 2009

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An important part of being HIPAA-compliant is adhering to provisions laid out by the HITECH Act of 2009. HITECH is an act that was created under HIPAA and expands upon the various protections required to be HIPAA compliant. Here’s what you need to know about the HITECH Act and how it impacts your medical practice: […]

CLIA Certification

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Laboratory testing is an important part of the daily operations of any medical practice. It helps monitor patient health, detect and prevent disease, and allows

How to Determine a Timeline to Open Your Medical..

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So you’re ready to open your own medical practice. Congratulations! But how can you tell if you’re just ready in theory, or if you’re actually ready…

What is Fraud Investigation?

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Fraud investigation occurs when a state or Federal agency suspects a medical practice of making fraudulent mistakes in their Medicare and Medicaid billing. A fraud investigator can be hired by a private company, the FBI, or the IRS to investigate possible fraud in your practice. Fraudulent claims and patterns of erroneous medical coding are likely […]