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Category Archives: Third Party Payers

Collapsing Roadway Bridges Aren’t the Only Bridges in Danger of Falling


In the wake of the a national tragedy, and shame, the collapse of the I-35 Bridge in Minneapolis, our The State newspaper today¬†is pointing out the fact that more than 1,000 South Carolina bridges have the same deficiency rating as the one that came down yesterday in Minnesota. I’m sure this is applicable for many […]

What do you expect from CMS?


I recently did a keynote presentation for the Ohio State Medical Association and a breakout session on my Risk Based Coding TM algorithm. Between the programs I visited the vendor displays to see what’s new.
OK….. I didn’t do this to “see what’s new.”
I was trolling for “snags.” Since my youngest daughter was little, she’d always […]

The Tyranny of Electronic Medical Records


The EMR movement has been touted to promote savings in healthcare dollars by eliminating redundant care with access to records, a way to compare performance of healthcare by standardization and uniformity, and with a seamless network to share data nationwide, despite ongoing concerns about privacy and who will have access¬† (authorized and unauthorized), and for […]