New York PCMH Recognition Program

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), in collaboration with the New York State
Department of Health (NYSDOH) has developed the New York State PCMH Recognition
Program, supporting New York’s initiative to improve primary care through the medical home

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HIPAA- The Era of Patient Privacy

The Health Insurance portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 forever changed the way healthcare operates. HIPAA provides standards for consistency throughout the industry, as well as sets the guidelines for the protection of individually identifiable health…

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Pam D’Apuzzo Quoted in Part B News Article

Pam D’Apuzzo, the President of RR Health Strategies, was quoted in a Part B News article regarding the proper training of medical staff when dealing with patient payments.

D’Apuzzo delves into her own training scenarios, relationship-building advice and role-play…

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Should You Be Using a Scribe in Your Practice?

What is a Scribe

Scribes have become an integral addition to many medical practices.  If properly trained and used appropriately, they can add value to your practice by offering the following:

  • Allowing the provider more face-to-face time with…
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Did You Know?

Incident-to services are widely misunderstood. Most providers are unclear about the CMS guidelines and may be billing for their non-physician practitioner (NPP) services non-compliantly.

Do you know the answers to any of the following questions?

· What…

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Medical Billing Companies — A Few Tips…

Over the past years, Medical Billing has become more complicated, cumbersome and expensive. It is no wonder medical practices are outsourcing their billing to a specialized billing company.

If you are considering utilizing a billing company, there are…

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