The Controversy of Cloud Based Rehabilitation Therapy Documentation

Of the 204,000 Physical Therapists, 113,000 Occupational Therapist, and 134,000 Speech & Language Therapist, more use paper charts to capture therapy notes than use electronic medical records. But when it comes to billing, the case is exactly the opposite as electronic billing has essentially been adopted in mass, across the board. The cause of this paradox can be explained by Payer mandates regarding electronic billing. Getting paid is a top priority, so when Medicare, Medicaid, and BCBS dictate electronic claims, electronic billing software becomes...

Forget About The Fax Machine [Practice Management Tips]

While the fax machine has become a bit of a dinosaur in many business offices, its prominence persists for a majority of private medical practices. Studies from only a few years ago reveal over 60 percent of healthcare providers relied on the fax machine as a primary means of communicating and sharing information with otherproviders, billers and insurers. The Pull of the Fax One of the biggest advantages of a fax machine for healthcare providers is that it allows easy...