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Intermedix Blog

    45 Questions to Ask a Potential Emergency Medicine Billing and Coding Vendor

    According to a survey conducted by Black Book, nine in ten small independent practices are unprepared financially and technologically for the challenges of implementing value-driven care. Since practices are becoming vocal about their impending challenges, the market for physician and ambulatory revenue cycle management (RCM) outsourcing and extended business office services is expected to grow 42 percent within the next three years.

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    Topics: Emergency Medicine, Healthcare

    Understanding What it Takes to Maintain Practice Independence

    Remember when accountable care organizations, or ACOs, were healthcare’s savior? Beginning five years ago, ACOs were heralded as a vehicle to improve safety and quality, while also reducing healthcare costs. Fast forward to today, and a majority of all ACOs continue to lose money hand over fist. This July 7, 2015, Wall Street Journal article is one of many articles declaring significant financial losses for ACOs. The article is noteworthy because it was co-authored by one of the foremost proponents of ACOs, Ezekiel Emanuel. So what happened? I would propose a power struggle ensued.

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    Topics: Ambulatory Care, Healthcare

    Five Takeaways from the CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule Requirements

    Topics: Emergency Management, Healthcare, Public Health

    2017 CPT Update: Lower Time Requirement for Reporting Moderate Sedation

    Topics: Emergency Medicine, Healthcare

    Exploring ACEP’s Clinical Emergency Data Registry (CEDR)

    Topics: Emergency Medicine, Healthcare

    The Appeal of Appeals: The Process of Appealing a Denied CMS Claim

    Topics: Emergency Medicine, EMS, Healthcare

    Why Intermedix Decided to Join the Resiliency Mission

    Topics: Leadership

    Online Scams to Watch Out For This Holiday Season

    Topics: Leadership

    Five Lessons About Healthcare Analytics From Unexpected Sources

    Topics: Healthcare, Analytics

    Medicare Emergency Preparedness Standards Just Around the Corner

    Topics: Emergency Management, Healthcare, Public Health