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The Essential Guide
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The Essential Guide

Products The Essential Guide to Coding in Otolaryngology Coding, Billing, and Practice Management The FIRST Coding Book BY Otolaryngologists FOR Otolaryngologists! The Essential Guide to Coding in Otolaryngology: Coding, Billing, and Practice Management details how to properly and compliantly code for both surgical and nonsurgical services. It is a practical guide for all otolaryngologists in the...

Background Checks
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Background Checks

Products Background Checks From employment and salary history to criminal history, an effective background screening report reveals important information about an applicant’s previous experience and behavior. KZA-recommended global screening company Trusted Employees offers employment screening, criminal records searches, employee drug screening, identity checks, and more. Avoid hiring headaches when you take the time to screen...

Proception
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Proception

Products Proception ProceptionTM assesses how an individual solves problems and meets challenges, goes about influencing other people, and how he or she responds to the pace of the environment and rules and regulations set by others. Staff members respond to the Style Analysis questionnaire; then ProceptionTM interprets these results through a detailed individual report. The report has broad applications for...

E/M Profile Analyzer
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E/M Profile Analyzer

Products E/M Profile Analyzer Identify Audit Risk and Revenue Opportunity KZA’s E/M Profile Analyzer uses CMS’ most recently published claims database to compare E/M coding patterns against state and national figures for a number of specialties. In addition to the easy-to-use graphical output, the product boasts a Dollar Risk/Opportunity worksheet using your specific locality and carrier...

Select
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Select

Products Select Pre-Employment Screening Can Improve Decision-Making Select is an efficient, cost-effective screening tool that provides objective information about a potential employee, and can also create an objective comparison between candidates during the hiring process. Select measures:  Productive Attitude: a positive expectation about people, the company and work-related outcomes. Energy: activity level and stamina. Frustration...

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Is Telemedicine the Future of Healthcare?

Is Telemedicine the Future of Healthcare? Understanding the Reporting Requirements for Telemedicine Services – September 2017 by Deborah Grider, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CPC-P, CPMA, CEMC, CCS-P, CDIP EDITOR’S NOTE: National Quality Forum (NQF) issued two new reports this week that provide guidance to advance health information technology, with the intent of making healthcare more effective and...

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Top 10 HIPAA Mistakes for Practices to Avoid

Top 10 HIPAA Mistakes for Practices to Avoid – September 2017 By: Michael R. Marks, MD, MBA, and Michael Sacopulos, JD The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) Act of 1996 continues to challenge every medical practitioner. A recent discussion on the current state of HIPAA revealed the top 10 mistakes that practices make during...

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Six Steps Ways to Build the Practice ‘Brain Bank’

Six Ways to Build the Practice ‘Brain Bank’ Healio Orthopedics • Orthopedics Today – September 2017 by Cheryl Toth, MBA 1. Develop a new employee orientation/onboarding program. Go beyond the completion of human resources paperwork. An orientation/onboarding program provides new employees with a broad understanding of your organization’s vision, culture and overall practice operations. An effective...

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Billing and Collections Staff Knowledge Assessment Tool for Orthopaedics

Message to the manager who may use this assessment tool: All or portions of the following questions can be used for interviewing/assessing candidates for open positions in various reimbursement related functions in the practice and with existing employees to assess their understanding of topics. If used for existing employees important to stress that it is...

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The Impact of ICD-10 Implementation

by Kyle M. Lee Survey finds a smooth road so far On Oct. 1, 2015, the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) code set was implemented in the United States. This was the largest and most far-reaching change since the adoption of ICD-9 in 1979, and was anticipated to have a profound...

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