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How to smoothly accomplish Medicaid provider credentialing

Medicaid is a jointly funded state and federal healthcare program that provides care to low-income individuals. Where Medicare is entirely a federal program, Medicaid, by contrast, is wholly administered by each of the fifty states within their borders.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) provides oversight while states administer the Medicaid program. CMS issues federal regulations and sub-regulatory guidelines that states must adhere to in implementing their Medicare program.

The CMS has promulgated requirements for Medicaid Provider enrollment. Credentialing standards are set by the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) and CMS. States may also have additional regulations for providers to participate in their Medicaid program.  (more…)

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Press Release – Bristol Healthcare and Healthpac together help many physicians grow their practice

Press Release on “Bristol Healthcare and Healthpac together help many physicians grow their practice” was published in www.1888pressrelease.com on 11 August 2021.

 Bristol Healthcare Services, a medical billing and coding company located in Los Angeles, California, is pleased to announce its association with Healthpac, a medical billing software company, in assisting physicians in having a robust revenue cycle and healthy bottom line  (more…)

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Medical billing services for small practices: increase your cash flow

Accurate medical billing is vital to all medical facilities. Complete and timely reimbursement for medical services rendered is necessary to keep the doors open for a practice/hospital. And in the case of small practices, reimbursement for services is the lifeline for providers.

Physicians do hire billers to take care of the medical billing and coding in-house. However, the numerous and constantly changing rules and regulations in the healthcare industry pose a challenging scenario for billers and coders. Keeping up with changes is often an arduous task. For a small practice, it is crucial that claims be coded accurately and submitted in time. Every process/stage of the healthcare revenue cycle has its importance and needs to be carried out without errors.  (more…)

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