While medical necessity usually dictates what type of anesthesia service an anesthesiologist provides to a patient, understanding the distinctions of each type is important to keep in mind when documenting and billing for the service.
It’s one thing to prepare for a HIPAA breach of your own, but do you know what your business associates are doing to plan for breaches and other security incidents? The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights is betting that you don’t.
Health insurance companies mislead patients by offering “affordable” premiums but then limiting coverage. That’s the consensus of nine out of 10 emergency physicians in an April poll conducted by Marketing General Incorporated on behalf of the American College of Emergency Physicians.