The answer to this question is interesting because various health plans rely on Medicare’s definition: “as soon as practicable.” However, each carrier has its own requirements, which should be outlined in their provider manuals. Watch the video to learn more!
Have you identified your core business processes- the key things in your practice that you find to be important? Documenting these key processes helps to find efficiencies and grow your business. Watch the video to learn more!
Neither the Illinois Medical Practice Act nor the Rules specifies a number of years that office medical records must be retained. However, other laws, including statutes of limitation on medical malpractice and personal injury claims, may be used as guidelines for record retention. A physician should consider these laws in formulating a policy that is tailored to the needs of the individual practice.
The past year has taken a toll; from the pandemic, staffing shortages, inflation, and decreased reimbursements. One fact has emerged: now more than ever is the time to work smarter, not harder, to survive!
Recently, National Government Services (NGS), the Medicare Administrative Contractor for Illinois, asked their Provider Outreach and Education Advisory Group (POEAG) to reach out and provide a new resource to chiropractic physicians. Our representative on the POEAG requested the ICS provide doctors with this resource.