07 Apr How to Avoid Insurance Denials

Do you pay attention to the denials you receive from payors?  How to you handle them in your office?  Do you work all of them and look for patterns?  Do you appeal your denials with the payors that processed them? This week, we want to provide...

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10 Mar What Could Medicare Changes Mean for Physicians?

The main healthcare news item this week is the American Health Care Act – the bill introduced in the House of Representatives intended to repeal and replace certain elements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  Many of us subscribe to various listservs and...

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03 Mar Manuevering Medicaid: Changes Coming to Illinois

speroMD conducts business nationally, but we are based out of Illinois which, therefore, is also the location of many of our readers.  In the interest of our Illinois readers, this week’s blog is focused on the news that broke earlier this week regarding Governor Bruce...

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10 Feb Maneuvering Medicare: What’s an ABN?

An ABN is an “advanced beneficiary notice”, in other words it’s a waiver of liability.  An ABN serves as a warning that Medicare may not pay for care that the provider recommends for a patient.  When do you have to give a patient an ABN?...

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