What is an NPI, difference NPI 1 VS 2?

Established in May of 2007 the NPI Registry is an administrative simplification mandate of HIPAA. An NPI 1 (National Provider Identifier) is the number issued to a practitioner by NPPES NPI Registry. It is the unique number that identifies you the medical provider in a standard way and will be used in the course of […]

In-House Doctor Credentialing VS. Outsourcing

There are many areas of your healthcare practice that can be taken care of in-house. Many medical professionals choose to have their billing, coding, and transcription services taken care of on-site. While not as cost-effective as outsourcing, hiring a dedicated staff member to help you with these duties is convenient and can save time. So […]

Doctor Credentialing With Hospitals And Insurance Companies

When Hospitals And Insurance Companies Want To Work With A Physician, They Must Engage In A Process Known As Doctor Credentialing. Doctor Credentialing Helps Hospitals And Insurance Companies Choose The Best Doctors With Whom They’d Like To Work. During The Credentialing Process, Experienced Investigators Dig Deep Into The Physician’s History, Acting As Medical Detectives. Hospitals […]

CLIA Certification

CLIA Certification

Laboratory testing is an important part of the daily operations of any medical practice. It helps monitor patient health, detect and prevent disease, and allows

OSHA Compliance

OSHA, or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is a government agency that provides protective provisions for workers within their work environments. Being OSHA-compliant means establishing a safe work environment that meets OSHA’s guidelines. Not only does compliancy protect you and your employees from work-related injuries; it greatly reduces the instances of costly worker’s compensation […]

How to get a DEA license

If your job will require a DEA license you will need to register for one. Start by following the on-line registration at https://apps.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/webforms/. Note that registration fees are non-refundable. Being issued a DEA license is based on successfully completing all the requirements imposed by the state in which the practitioner will conduct business and obtain […]

Document Imaging

Document imaging technology allows you to create, manage, and store electronic files in your medical practice, including digital versions of patient’s medical records. Document imaging reduces paper clutter, frees up office space, and provides an evergreen, electronic copy of the document that can’t be physically destroyed or lost. However, document imaging comes with certain risks […]

The Mystery Of Medical Transcription

What is a Medical Transcription

Medical transcription is an integral part of the healthcare industry, and an important element of any growing medical practice. Medical transcription was created to help doctors see more patients. Instead of spending hours taking notes and filling out medical records, doctors can simply record their notes verbally into a digital recorder. Once they are finished […]

The Mystery Of Doctor Credentialing

The Mystery Of Doctor Credentialing

Doctor credentialing is the process by which a third party evaluates the history, qualifications, experience, and ongoing education of a practicing physician or healthcare professional. Credentialing allows insurance companies and patients to ascertain the quality of care they can expect to receive from the doctor in question. It also protects patients by verifying any malpractice […]