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Medical Transcription: Is It Dead Yet? (Hint: Not Even Close)

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016 there were approximately 57,400 medical transcriptionists or health care documentation specialists in the United States.  While the Department of Labor does predict a 3% decline from 2016 through 2026, the numbers…

Strategies to Reduce Readmissions for COPD

There was an interesting report issued by a committee of the American Thoracic Society, examining strategies to reduce readmissions for COPD. COPD is the third most common diagnosis in 30-day readmissions. As of late 2014, CMS now issues a penalty…

CMS Introduces New CPT Codes for 2019

The final 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (the “Rule”), released on November 1st, creates three new codes in the category of Chronic Care Remote Physiologic Monitoring (“CCRPM”) for (1) initial set-up and patient education, (2) initial device supply, and (3)…

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