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real time eligibility

payersphoenix health planphysicians mutual insurance companypittman and associatespreferred health systemspreferredoneprincipal financial group (nippon life)priority health care choicesprovidence heal...

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medical billing

payment.wch is well versed in all hippa guidelines. our hipaa privacy officer ensures that all procedures in practice billing are tailored to specified insurance billing service guidelines.in addition...

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medical billing faq

payment information, as well as current status of claims. is there software that wch offers?

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costs and limitations

pays this cost for client as long as the client can substantiate sufficient lab volume. clients will have to pay this cost if the lab vendor does not cover the cost. there are no limitations while an...

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e-superbill

payments faster, and everybody wins. to get the many benefits of using our free e-superbill contact your billing account representative at wch today!!!....

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frequently asked questions

payer, how is the issue resolved?

we don’t take “no” for an answer and we’re accustomed to the diversity of den...

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credentialing application

pay contracted providers.4. what does the credentialing process entail?the credentialing process involves gathering of documents, completing correctly applications, mailing the package, numerous phone...

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fees

payment of 50% of total invoice to start credentialing service...

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medical billing

payment. wch is well versed in all hippa guidelines. our hipaa privacy officer ensures that all procedures in practice billing are tailored to specified insurance billing service guidelines. in addi...

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end user license agreement

payment for treatment, and to whom we have assigned a unique identifier for access to the pmbos program.        “confidential information” means any information concerning our business and includes al...

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patient management billing operating system pmbos

pay, authorization information and insurance coverage. ability to attach images. color code appointments. multiple provider displaying options. variety of comfortable features and diff...

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patient management billing operating system

payment, white means claim is still in process and must be worked out.  you can also use this page to create an edi file or to select claims and send them to insurance companies for payment. ...

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real time eligibility

payment: $100payment must be weekly...

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privacy notice

payment. our wch community website has its own privacy notice. our website will not attempt to for any other information other than the following:      name;     address;     email address; ...

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provider credentialing

payers eft setup participation re-assignment of benefits prices are per insurance / organization / health plan  dme accreditation:npi - $50.00 option a - $75.00 per⁄hrirs⁄nys⁄ed - $300.00 o...

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provider credentialing service

payers eft setup participation re-assignment of benefits  credentialing fees for medical professionals and facilities dme accreditation: n...

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real time eligibility

pays. benefits of the application:  complete online (available 24 x 7 x 365)  predetermine the deductible and physical therapy cap limit (especially for medicare beneficiaries)  eliminate time-consumi...

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remote assistance

payments and any other important information. we take your messages: after hours answering services - our purpose is to provide your patients or customers with exceptional professional service that th...

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second opinion audit

pays for itself by uncovering missed revenue opportunities. will a second opinion help increase practice revenue? if your claims are being denied, you could be leaving many thousands of revenue dollar...

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software and web development

payments from the convenience of your office or home any time, any day. •  time management program time cards are history! begin using computerized programming to count salary, manage office task and ...

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real time eligibility

payment and health care operations.5.4. you acknowledge that through our program you may be able to view, send and/or receive confidential medical information, including without limitation patient-rel...

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time management program

welcome page screenshots screenshot 1.employee role. this window displays all specialties of the staff along with their rate of salary ...

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after hours visits earn additional income make sure you’re billing accordingly

payers consider after hours? how much additional revenue can billing extra for after-hours visits generate? wch can help determine what codes to use, and when, to recover missed income. generally, in...

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prolonged services without face-to-face contact now separately payable

payable   beginning january 1, 2017, prolonged services without face-to-face contact are now separately payable under the medicare physician fee schedule. prolonged services without face-to-face cont...

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2017 quality payment program hardship exception now available

payment program hardship exception now available   the quality payment program hardship exception application for the 2017 merit-based incentive payment system (mips) transition year is now available...

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one click: checking patient eligibility with wch ismart just got smarter

payer portals or working through multiple phone prompts to wait on hold for a representative. all of the patient’s information—name, policy, identification number, date of birth—is already stored in t...

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mips reporting countdown: act now to avoid penalties

pay system) program began. do you know what you need to do to comply in 2017? or if you even need to start reporting quality and improvement measures yet? wch can help you understand mips, what it mea...

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increase in documentation submitted without a valid provider signature affects payments

payments   national government services (ngs) is reporting an increase in documentation submitted without valid provider signature identification. this leads to claim denials that require time-consum...

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all providers must revalidate medicare enrollment information under affordable care act criteria every five years; wch can help with provider enrollment revalidation – cycle 2

pay your fee here. make sure to respond to all development requests from your mac in a timely manner to avoid a hold on your medicare payments and possible deactivation of your medicare billing pr...

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evaluation and management: correct coding crucial for compliance

payments for evaluation and management services cost medicare billions in 2010,” the office of the inspector general (oig) noted 42 percent of claims for evaluation and management (e/m) services were ...

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wch advocates for healthcare billing reform

payers millions of dollars in fraudulent claims every year.during the healthcare business management association’s (hbma) legislative fly-in day, may 25, wch chief executive officer aleksandr romanych...

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profitable news for providers

payers, united healthcare (uhc) and fidelis care, are making changes that affect reimbursable urgent care codes and open contract opportunities for urgent care providers. united healthcare reimbursabl...

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new medicare cards offer greater protection to more than 57.7 million americans

payer dollars.the new cards will use a unique, randomly-assigned number called a medicare beneficiary identifier (mbi), which will replace the social security-based health insurance claim number (hicn...

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telehealth service coverage guidelines: a brief guide

payer guidelines for coverage of telehealth services: medicare medicare beneficiaries are eligible for telehealth services only if they are presented from an originating site located in: a county o...

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introducing wch revenue text

payments posted. providers can personalize when and how frequently they receive updates – at a specific time of day, weekly, or whenever. they can also select who receives the information among the s...

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how do i know what insurance companies i am credentialed with?

paying a bit more attention—reading more fine print, and maintaining an ongoing list yourself of where you are credentialed.  an employer credentialing you is worried about patient accessibility to an...

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meet account representative and biller timur miftahutdinov

payment.”his most challenging task involved checking the status of more than 2,000 claims in less than two weeks for a large client who had an impending termination date for reimbursement. with only s...

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upcoming request for medicaid provider documentation under the payment error rate measurement (perm) program

payment error rate measurement (perm) program effective july 1, 2017, the centers for medicare & medicaid services (cms), in partnership with the new york state office of the medicaid inspector genera...

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medicare part c reimbursement reminder

pay or coinsurance amount.pursuant to 2016 changes to social services law, the new york state department of health has revised the medicaid reimbursement methodology for claims containing medicare par...

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tiptoe into technology with wch’s e-superbill: it’s quick, easy, and efficient

payment. additional capabilities include invoicing and the ability to send screenshots of completed superbills. wch’s free e-superbill is available in several easy-to-adapt formats. simply ask your wc...

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committed to continuing education

payment reviews, post-payment audits and suspension actions impact on third party billers and healthcare providers.  weekly wch education sessions keep employees current   every time a wch employee ac...

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do your billing processes need a second opinion?

payers. wch reviews tens of thousands of medicare, medicaid and private insurance claims for processing every year. we understand the industry, know the process of billing properly and can objectively...

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medicare ehr incentive program hardship exception application due july 1

payment adjustment in 2018 you must complete a hardship exception application based on the 2016 reporting period, along with the proof of hardship, by july 1, 2017. click here for 2018 ep hardship ins...

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new cognitive assessment code likely to become permanent in 2018

payment for a new g-code, g0505, which describes assessment and care plan services for patients with cognitive impairment. this code will likely be converted to a permanent cpt code, approved by the c...

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all providers must revalidate enrollment with state medicaid agencies every five years to ensure payment of claims

payment of claims the new york state department of health has determined that many providers are at risk for not being paid for their services because the ordering/prescribing/referring (opr) provider...

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unspecified icd-10 leads to audit

payments. if you keep waiting to implement icd-10 codes, you will have denials in your claims when the grace period is over for not being prepared. please make sure that you are practicing how to impl...

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unspecified icd-10 leads to audit

payments. if you keep waiting to implement icd-10 codes, you will have denials in your claims when the grace period is over for not being prepared. please make sure that you are practicing how to impl...

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new cmrs on staff...

paying process from the time a service is rendered by a healthcare provider until the balance is paid.•    become more knowledgeable in icd-9, icd-10, cpt4 and hcpcs coding.•    are knowledgeable in i...

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the insurance industry promised they would be ready for icd-10. what happened?

payments might be delayed from insurances companies listed below: horizon bcbs of nj horizon mercy amerigroup wellcare affinity metroplus value option magnacarealthough wch can...

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wch alliance

payers•ongoing education and training: improve documentation reporting, icd 10, industry news•advocate on behalf of the client with major companies•efficient technology platform: ehr and practice mana...

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why i love working at wch

payments on time for services rendered by health care providers. i am responsible for making sure medical office revenue cycles run smoothly, handle routine medical documentations, and work with admin...

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wch service bureau will help you to increase your revenue 40% in the next year.

payers deny coverage, is not only necessary for providing a proper standard of care to your patients but also legally, ethically and morally valid. clinical research has revealed the close association...

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do you know what specific specialties medicare (ngs) is auditing?

payment review results: cpt codes 99348-99350 rendered by podiatrists (specialty 48) for april, may and june 20152. providers in connecticut, downstate ny, upstate nyprepayment review results: cpt cod...

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icd-10 the right way

payment of claims using unspecified codes. we walked all of our clients from icd-9 to icd-10 codes, and created templates for each specialty. all of our aapc coders have completed icd-10 proficiency a...

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ismart ehr

payments, patient billing, and all other financial data of your practice. our goal is to provide you with full transparency from the time you see the patient to the point of receiving payment for the ...

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credentialing for mental health- it is now more important than ever

payments for services provided after october 1 will be now managed by medicaid managed care plans. oasas centers are obligated to enroll with each managed care plan. wch credentialing has experience a...

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icd 10 wake up call - how your practice will work in october?

payers and other institutions. upcoming october implementation will radically change the way documentation and coding is done. with increased pressure to prepare to the immense changes in medical codi...

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5 tips and tricks for negotiating better urgent care contracts

payors can be a frustrating experience. insurance companies are always looking to decrease their costs, so convincing them that you deserve an increase in compensation can be an uphill battle. by foll...

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are you missing $63,750 out of your pocket?

payments for the available years shown below. 2016 is the last year to obtain and attest for using ehr program. we are also working with our clients to help them achieve meaningful use requirements an...

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why i love ­working in wch (interview with maria chechina)

payments are received without delays and conduct administrative tasks. through my work, i give  doctors time back so that they can spent time doing what they love, which is caring for patients.what is...

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medical chart review services by wch

payment cases and protect providers from losing billing privileges in major insurances companies such as uhc, medicare and others. send your charts for review today! for more details visit: www.wchsb....

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urgent care is what we know and do well!

payers happy.  according to the urgent care association of america (ucaoa), 85 percent of urgent care centers expected an increase in the number of patient visits in 2012, while nearly 40 percent of s...

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using an ehr is no longer a choice, it is an obligation!

payment adjustments in their medicare fee schedule -1% penalties of medicare payments in 2015  -2% in 2016, -3% in 2017. the penalties are expected to grow incrementally up to 5% in the coming years. ...

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wch at nysadsa conference

paying for patients referrals  paying bribes to get into mltc panels   ...

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nys omig december annual certification 2014

payments and maximizing ­appropriate payments for covered services that are delivered to medicaid recipients.  wch and mandatory compliance law:the compliance program is required for other persons, pr...

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new cpb and compliance officer on staff

payer policies, following up on claim statuses, resolving claim denials, submitting appeals, posting payments and adjustments, and managing collections. wch management team acknowledges this great ach...

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power of compounding

pays it’. compounded returns are the key principle in wealth creation and understanding how it works is the first step toward reaching your investment goals. put simply, compounding means earning retu...

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our tips for front desk operations

payment policy with the patient indicate what types of payment forms are accepted by the practice collect or remind the patient of any outstanding balance request that the patient complete th...

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stop the credentialing madness on the payers side!

payers side! from the time wch credentialing department was developed in 2001, many providers and healthcare practitioners benefited from excellent credentialing services. in the past 14 years, wch cr...

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protect your assets or else…

pay debts) before the transfer, the transfer may well be considered fraudulent.liability insurance is the simplest and most common method of asset protection. for many risks, specific types of liabili...

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important update to your billing agreement

payments, eob, patient’s statements, etc received by clients must be sent to wch within 5 days. benefit for you: wch can start processing and appealing partially paid and denied claims much faster com...

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providers, are you speaking with your billers? learn why you cannot avoid that conversation?

payers on behalf of the clients. this should be achieved not only with our staff knowledge, but also requires close and consistent communication between healthcare provider and billing staff. it's an ...

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wch policy update: checks for patient payments

payments has been updated. we at wch work around the clock to ensure our clients get quality service. we always improve our procedures and policies as part of our commitment to you to provide high qua...

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ehr incentive programs still available

payments. practitioners are realizing that their incentive payments has been already received by their employer (group or hospital). it is not a secret that hospitals and other medical groups are r...

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wch opinion: patients now know how medicare pays their doctor, what’s next?

payment data. the us government made public data about medicare payments to doctors, providing details such as the procedures doctors performed and how much they were paid and place of service. the da...

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important news for our clients: we updated our billing service agreement, find out what has changed.

payment to wch for services has been amended from ten days of the date of billing invoice to five days. section 11: fee due to wch shall be promptly paid by the client within 5 days after being bil...

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be protected, hire wch billing service

payment history, get paid information by  insurance, procedure, patient, dos, by group member, etc. your trust is very important to us, therefore you have access to valuable information regarding the ...

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tips for successful medical billing

payment. timely filling limit of claims submission varies by insurance company, and provider status ( in/out of network) with the insurance. it is important to know the guidelines to avoid timely fill...

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your practice deserves only the best!

payment and negotiation cases for our clients we reimburse our clients for wch internal errors we had the first certified professional biller in brooklyn out, 1 of 8 total in usa we have cert...

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wch wins

payment delays, filing a grievance with ny state department of finance. natalya leonteva, billing department representative, had successfully appealed the case which resulted in additional payments ma...

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happy medical billers day!

payment is received for services rendered. national medical billers day was initiated by the amba (american medical biller’s association) beginning in 2008 in of the importance and involvement of medi...

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closer look at inside wch chart review service

payers to ensure compliance. discover appropriate medical terminology for reporting codes, diagnosis and services. protect your practice against issues such as medical necessity, denied claims, ...

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use complete ismart ehr to improve quality of your practice

payments improve communication  ehr facts:78,4% of office based doctors began the use ehrs69% of office based physicians reported that they intended to participate in meaningful use incentives 75% ...

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what makes a professional biller?

payer policies, follow up on claims status, resolve claim denials, submit appeals, post payments and adjustments, and manage collections.bio:olga khabinskay, coo, is chief operating officer of wch ser...

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get your ehr incentive payment

payments.medicare eligible providers, get up to $24,000 in total incentive payments. beware! cms penalties will apply in 2015 for not adapting, implementing or upgrading to a certified ehr technology....

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wch presents obamacare health insurance changes

pay compared to the average percentage patients will pay.the polices will fit into one of four metal levels: platinum - 90/10 % highest level with an average of 90% of the medical costs paid by ...

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get thousands of incentive payments with ismart ehr

payments are available during the beginning stages of implementation to ehr systems nationwide.read more

obama care for your patients

pay a penalties when doing their taxes. although there are some exceptions, there are very few exemptions to this rule.read more

countdown to icd-10, wch is ready, are you?

payers to understand.rememberoctober 1, 2014 - compliance date for i...

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wch service bureau’s ismart ehr receives onc-acb certification by drummond group

payments.the modular ehr “ismart ehr version 1.0.0.1” which was developed by wch service bureau, inc was certified on 12/02/2013 as a 2014 edition modular ehr for ambulatory setting certificate no. 12...

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bbb business review

pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of bbb services to the public.   more information you can find here: http://www.bbb.org/new-york-city/business-reviews/health-care-managem...

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the first and only aapc certified cpb in brooklyn, new york.

payer policies, following up on claim statuses, resolving claim denials, submitting appeals, posting payments and adjustments, and managing collections. wch management team acknowledges this great ach...

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aleksandr romanychev named a vip member of worldwide who's who for excellence in medical billing services.

payment confrontation. the goal of wch is to help health care providers focus their attention on their patients, and not on billing.setting itself apart from other medical billing companies, wch also ...

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wch ismart ehr is now certified by drfirst.

payment cut in 2012 for not using electronic prescriptions·         1.5% payment cut...

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wch is proud to announce that zukhra kasimova has passed the cpb exam!

payer policies, following up on claim statuses, resolving claim denials, submitting appeals, posting payments and adjustments, and managing collections. wch management team acknowledges this great ach...

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wch ismart emr is now certified by dr.first!

payment cut in 2012 for not using electronic prescriptions 1.5% payment cut in 2013 2% payment cut for 2014 and beyond for not automating the prescription process dr. first integration comes as ...

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tips for successful, timely provider credentialing

payer networks, healthcare organizations, and hospitals require credentialing to accept a provider in a        network or to treat patients at a hospital or medical facility. the seemingly straightfor...

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tips for successful, timely provider credentialing

payer networks, healthcare organizations, and hospitals require credentialing to accept a provider in a network or to treat patients at a hospital or medical facility. the seemingly straightforward cr...

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wch efforts in preparing and implementing th icd-10

payers will follow cms transition and they will be compliant for icd-10 by october 2014. wch will begin the testing period with all commercial payers who will be ready by the beginning of 2014.    2 o...

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medicare may deactivate a provider's medicare billing privileges

payments and correspondence address (report within 90 days) julia bondarenkocredentialing specialist(718) 934-6714 x 1305yuliyab@wchsb.co...

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wch now offering e-superbill

payments faster, and everybody wins.        to get the many benefits of using our free e-superbill contact your billing account represe...

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wch service bureau honors its professional medical billing staff on national medical billers day, march 28, 2013

payment guidelines that often aren’t communicated well – it’s an often thankless job, so encouragement and appreciation for a job well done is welcomed by amba members and billers nationwide.”virtuall...

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icd 10-wch interviewed by cms research team

payers, changing from paper to electronic.each practice must identify how icd 10 will affect them. they must do it early!develop icd 10 project plan for each level of users  in the  practice (what doc...

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february 28 deadline for medicare ehr incentive payment quickly approaching

payment for the 2012 calendar year, medicare eligible professionals must register and attest participation in the 2012 medicare electronic health record (ehr) by thursday, february 28. for more inform...

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6 new g-codes provide revenue opportunities for physicians in 2013

payers may decide to require them.source: part b new...

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cms introduces easy way to start pqrs reporting, avoid 2015 payment cuts

payments? sign up for the administrative claims-based reporting option in 2013, the only year it’s available. cms will pull the data from your claims, and you’ll avoid the 1.5% payment adjustment in 2...

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the internal revenue service (irs) announces qualified disaster treatment of payments to victims of hurricane sandy

payers that because hurricane sandy is designated as a qualified disaster for federal tax purposes, qualified disaster relief payments made to individuals by their employer or any person can be exclud...

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medicare adds modifiers 24, 57 to correct coding initiative bypass list

payers that follow medicare’s cci edits. two global period modifiers – 24 (unrelated e/m service by the same physician during the post-operative period) and 57 (decision for surgery) – will be added t...

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physician fee schedule: payment modifier applies only to large groups in 2015

payment modifier won't kick in until 2017 unless your practice employs 100 or more providers, cms states in the final 2013 medicare physician fee schedule. the modifier will adjust all physicians’ pay...

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cardiology, ophthalmology, group practices suffer blow from newest mppr cuts

pay cuts for taking and reading imaging tests thanks to cms latest expansions to the multiple procedure payment reduction (mppr) in the final 2013 medicare physician fee schedule.source: part b new...

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wch october bulletin

payments boostenjoy!...

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harvard pilgrim pays members to use cheaper treatments

paying patients $10 to $75 each time they get medical tests at a lower cost provider.under harvard pilgrim's saveon program, when members get referrals from their doctors, they can call the insurer's ...

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kaiser pays cash when members lose weight

kaiser permanente   kaiser permanente of colorado hopes a new incentive--cold, hard cash--will motivate people to lose weight. although other insurers have offered similar programs, kaiser is one of t...

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blue shield pays $2m to settle recession case

paying $2 million to settle allegations that it improperly stopped covering members when they became sick and required expensive treatment.the insurer decided to settle a 2008 suit, in which the los a...

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provider enrollment revalidation effort

pay the $505 fee for 2011 now or do we wait until the mac tells us to? - updated 12/23/2011·    will the entire revalidation paperwork process be conducted by the macs? will cms regional offices be in...

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medicare physician fee schedule 2012 update.

payroll tax cut continuation act of 2011 (h.r. 3765) signed by president obama on december 23, 2011, provides for a 60-day delay in the 27.4% cut in medicare physician reimbursement scheduled to take ...

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service-specific prepay audit being conducted for physical and occupational therapy services billed by physicians

payment review for physical therapy and occupational therapy services being performed by specialties other than specialty 65 (physical therapist billing independent) and 67 (occupational therapist bil...

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27.4% cut has been postponed by medicare for 10 months

payments by 10 months, and the president released his 2013 proposed budget, which requests a slight increase for health programs.congress passes sgr dealthe house of representatives voted 293-132 late...

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doc groups blast $320b medicare, medicaid cuts in 2013

payments from 101 percent to 100 percent of reasonable costs. starting in 2014, it also would eliminate critical access hospital designation for institutions that are fewer than 10 miles from the near...

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cms starts immediate recoupment for overpayments

payments. as it stands, medicare contractors begin recoupment of an overpayment on day 41 from the date of the initial demand letter. effective july 1, 2012, however, providers can request recoupment ...

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medicare updates hep b admin code guidance

payment system (opps) providers should report hcpcs level ii code g0010 administration of hepatitis b vaccine for the administration of hepatitis b vaccine, rather than cpt® 90471 immunization adminis...

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wch is glad to introduce you our new service “physician marketing”

pay, appointment request forms); informative and education video; blog posts; advertising in electronic and print journals; analytics site statistics software setup weekly monthly report; patient’s st...

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WCH NEWS

Single Screen EHR Template for Multiple Specialties: WCH iSmart Does it All!   WCH made a multi-s...

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Important Info

Prolonged Services Without Face-to-Face Contact Now Separately Payable   Beginning January 1, 2017...

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