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AnnexMed is a leading provider of Revenue Cycle Management Services to the Healthcare Industry in the United States.

Ways to Improve Patient Experience | AnnexMed

Serving patients in a hospital goes beyond providing quality treatment. Learn howyou can improvethe patientexperience with onlinetools.   Ways to Improve Patient Experience in Your Health Facility Serving patients in a hospital goes beyond providing quality treatment. Your patients deserve the bestexperience, just like clients in other business settings. Generally, patients and their loved onesappreciate hospitals […]
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  • On July 27, 2020
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Technology and the Healthcare Industry | AnnexMed

The healthcare industry is constantly changing and growing. Learn about a few ways advanced technology has significantly enhanced healthcare today   How Technology Has Transformed the Healthcare Industry The adoption of advanced technology is one of the trends that have significantly enhanced the healthcare industry. Most procedures and treatments that were impossible years back are […]
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  • On June 24, 2020
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Benefits of Telehealth | AnnexMed

Telemedicine is one of the recent outstanding technological advancements in the industry. Learn more about the benefits of telehealth services.   Benefits of Telehealth for Patients and Doctors The medical field has seen tremendous improvements over the past few decades. With the introduction of advanced technologies, the healthcare field is now among the top industries […]
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  • On June 2, 2020
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4 Ways to Connect Digitally With Patients

Learn about ways to connect digitally with your patients and how these digital methods reduce the number of patients in the waiting room.   4 Ways to Connect Digitally With Patients and Reduce Waiting Room Time As digital technology improves, the way patients attend appointments and visit doctor offices changes too. New digital platforms and […]
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  • On May 20, 2020
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Improving Your Quality and Education Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) measure the Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) improper payment rate through the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) program. Towards the end of each year, CMS publishes detailed improper payment rate information breaking down the percentages, types of errors, service lines, CPT codes, providers, and so on. The 2019 Medicare […]
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  • On April 22, 2020
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5 Major Benefits of Outsourced Coding

Healthcare organizations continue to be challenged by this ever-evolving industry. Regulatory changes, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC), medical necessity requirements and the transition from volume to value has impacted their ability to be reimbursed. Hospitals and physician practices are under intense pressure to delivery high quality care at a lower cost. […]
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  • On April 22, 2020
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CMS Telemedicine Code Updates : COVID-19

In response to the national emergency that was declared concerning the COVID-19 outbreak, CMS has temporarily waived certain requirements related to telemedicine services.  The Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020 now enables both patients and providers to conduct telehealth visits from home or offices. CMS has also loosened regulations and will temporarily cover other […]
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  • On April 15, 2020
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COVID-19 related diagnosis codes

CDC has introduced two new diagnosis codes, one for COVID-19 and the second one for Vaping related disorders. CMS has added these diagnosis codes for PDGM as of 04/01/2020. AnnexMed has incorporated these changes immediately and released an update to all our customers. We made the following changes. Added the ICD codes to our library […]
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  • On April 14, 2020
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Now is not a time to say “no” to outsourcing RCM

Now is not a time to say “no” to outsourcing RCM   There is a learning curve to be surmounted when beginning to bill for any specialty. Ever-changing payor rules and mandates, specialty coding, and billing requirements can be tough to navigate for providers as well as for billing staff. Many times, billers depend on […]
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  • On April 8, 2020
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Coding for Pressure Ulcers on the OASIS-C2

Pressure ulcers are among the most common conditions that are addressed by home health care workers. Patients with limited mobility — especially those who are bedridden or who use wheelchairs — are often at high risk of developing pressure ulcers, so home healthcare workers are often involved in prevention, identification, management, and/or treatment. As a […]
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  • On January 10, 2018
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