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ANESTHESIA AND IT’S USES

Anesthesia is helpful for several things, including performing the operation or biopsy processes, taking x-ray, and performing dental procedures. A doctor might choose local anesthesia, injectable general anesthesia, or inhaled general anesthesia to maintain you pain-free during diagnostic or surgical procedures. Doctor is widely trained to perform anesthesia and will take all possible precaution to make … Continue reading ANESTHESIA AND IT’S USES

CHEMOTHERAPY

Chemotherapy is a treatment widely used for cancer. Chemotherapy uses anti cancer drugs, to target the cancer cells. Sadly, they also affect healthful cells which is the reason adverse effects can happen. You and your cancer doctor (oncologist) will decide what drug or combination of drugs you will get. Your doctor will choose the doses, … Continue reading CHEMOTHERAPY

LONG-TERM CARE

Here is help for understanding, choosing and funding long-term care. Long-term maintenance is a term used to describe community and home-based services for adults who want help care for themselves. If you’re thinking about long-term care options on your own, a parent or another cherished one, begin the research and discussions early. For instance: home … Continue reading LONG-TERM CARE

UNDERSTANDING MEDICARE’S TWO MIDNIGHT-RULE

Although the Two-Midnight Rule has proved to be a lot beneficial for the healthcare organizations, still there are confusions regarding its implementation. When does the clock start ticking when it comes to counting a patient’s midnight in a hospital stay? How can a physician predict how long a patient will need to stay in the … Continue reading UNDERSTANDING MEDICARE’S TWO MIDNIGHT-RULE

MODIFIER 25: HOW TO USE IT APPROPRIATELY

CPT codes are used to report medical procedures and services for processing claims. However, medical coders know that, sometimes, a CPT code might not be enough to report a procedure or service. CPT modifiers ought to be applied with the codes to supply extra data regarding where, and why a procedure was performed. Of the numerous modifiers which will be applied to claims, modifier 25 usually causes confusion. Modifier 25 is defined as a “significant, separately identifiable evaluation and … Continue reading MODIFIER 25: HOW TO USE IT APPROPRIATELY

HIPAA COMPLIANCE FOR PATIENTS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

With growing use of personal mobile devices for communicating professional to patients or discussing patient concerns requires healthcare professionals to address the use of technology and HIPAA compliance. Using channels like SMS, e-mails, Skype etc. put confidentiality of healthcare information on stake as the copy of that message remains on the server provider’s system on … Continue reading HIPAA COMPLIANCE FOR PATIENTS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

OUT OF NETWORK (OON) REIMBURSEMENT

There are many benefits to be an in-network healthcare provider. Many physicians and other healthcare practitioners prefer to go “in-network” because these network agreements drive patients into their office. Apart from this, the benefits of being in-network include the following: Patients are referred to the practice by virtue of their inclusion on PPO and HMO … Continue reading OUT OF NETWORK (OON) REIMBURSEMENT

HIPAA & DATA SECURITY

The HIPAA laws have changed the ways medical facilities need to deal which they’ve for patients on file. Information and electronic patient records have to be stored for backup which implies that it is crucial that you do research on any facility which you are thinking about trusting with your information. Arm yourself with knowledge … Continue reading HIPAA & DATA SECURITY

ARTHROSCOPIC SURGERY

What is Arthroscopic Surgery? Arthroscopic is a new approach that has revolutionized the number of types of surgeries are done. Today this minimally invasive intervention there is a joint detected utilizing a camera that was little is used by knee surgeons to diagnose as well as treat knee injuries. Knee arthroscopy is the procedure with … Continue reading ARTHROSCOPIC SURGERY

HIPAA & SOCIAL MEDIA

HIPAA & Social Media : Social Media is a part of every-day activity for many, and it is essential to carefully consider how it is used in medical offices for everything from marketing and public information, to patient communications. The Internet and social media such as Facebook and Linked-In have changed the way people communicate and have … Continue reading HIPAA & SOCIAL MEDIA

FIBROMYALGIA

Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your brain processes pain signals. Fibromyalgia syndrome affects the muscles and soft tissue. Women are more likely to develop fibromyalgia than are men. Many people who have … Continue reading FIBROMYALGIA

KIDNEY STONES

Homemade remedies for kidney stones symptoms are a wonder inventory of medicine that’s the way to kidney stones treatment. It also alleviates kidney pain naturally. In the manner that is natural you may treat yourself with these remedies. Results will be more permanent than any mainstream medication. Using these homemade remedies for kidney stones symptoms … Continue reading KIDNEY STONES

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder is a disorder in the development of person’s communication and behaviour. The symptoms of autism spectrum disorders generally can be seen in the first two year of life, therefore is also said to be a developmental disorder. Individuals with autism have difficulty communicating, forming relationships together with others and find it difficult … Continue reading Autism Spectrum Disorder

USES & TYPES OF ANESTHESIA

Anesthesia is helpful for several things, including performing the operation or biopsy processes, taking x-ray, and performing dental procedures. A docotor might choose local anesthesia, injectable general anesthesia, or inhaled general anesthesia to maintain you pain-free during diagnostic or surgical procedures. Doctor is widely trained to perform anesthesia and will take all possible precaution to … Continue reading USES & TYPES OF ANESTHESIA

CARDIAC REHABILITATION OR REHAB

Cardiac Rehabilitation or Rehab Cardiac rehabilitation or cardiac rehab is a branch of rehabilitation medicine/physical therapy dealing with optimizing physical function in patients with cardiac disease or recent cardiac surgeries. Listed here are the applicable HCPCS codes: 9379 7 – Doctor solutions for inpatient cardiac rehabilitation, without constant ECG monitoring 9379 8 – Doctor solutions … Continue reading CARDIAC REHABILITATION OR REHAB

MEDICAL CODING AUDITS

Medical Coding Audits: Auditing physician charges and billing practices is debatable, but it’ll normally yield enhanced claims management procedures, cash flow and compliance with related laws and regulations. An annual audit allows doctors and practice staff to recognize specific coding problems that may recur in comparable claims submissions. Careful pre-submission observation and review of these … Continue reading MEDICAL CODING AUDITS

EFFECTS OF ANABOLIC STEROIDS

Effects of Anabolic Steroids The effect of Anabolic Steroids on different human systems are: Musculoskeletal and Cardiovascular System – Enlarged heart higher risk of myocardial infarction, water and sodium retention, high blood pressure level, elevated cholesterol, blood clotting disorders, baldness, acne on the back, shoulders and torso, oily skin, puffy eyebrow etc. Gastrointestinal system – Hypertension, … Continue reading EFFECTS OF ANABOLIC STEROIDS