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Celebrating Telehealth Awareness Week and The Evolving Role of Telehealth in Diagnostics

This week we’re celebrating Telehealth Awareness Week. Telehealth has undoubtedly provided significant value to patients and providers throughout the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). Many hope that telehealth will continue to play an important role in healthcare well beyond the emergency caused by the pandemic.Telehealth technology provides health care providers, staff, and patients a way...

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Telehealth Is Here to Stay

One of the lasting changes born of the pandemic is the expectation by healthcare providers that they will continue to leverage telehealth and remote patient monitoring platforms in their practices. According to the “COVID 19 Telehealth Impact Study” conducted by the COVID 19 Healthcare Coalition, in 2018 only 18% of physicians incorporated telehealth as part of their care model, primarily due to...

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Things to Consider When Building a Patient and Provider Engagement Infrastructure

This blog post is the final installment of our three part series. View Part One and Part Two. On the recent Fierce Healthcare webinar, “Billing and Patient Access Tools to Boost Digital Health Profit,” I had the pleasure of addressing patient and provider engagement tools.The fact is, healthcare billing and claims processing — more specifically the revenue cycle management (RCM) process for...

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Remote Patient Monitoring, Medical Device, and IDTF Patient Engagement Tools

This blog post is part two of a three part series. View Part One and Part Three. According to the “COVID 19 Telehealth Impact Study,” conducted by the COVID 19 Healthcare Coalition, 75% of physicians reported they would like to continue to offer digital services for chronic disease management post-COVID. These findings confirm that physicians see the value in providing digital and telehealth...

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How COVID-19 Influenced Billing and Patient Access Tools for Telehealth, Remote Patient Monitoring, Medical Device, and IDTF

This blog post is part one of a three part series. View Part Two and Part Three. Recently, I had the pleasure of participating in a Fierce Healthcare webinar, “Billing and Patient Access Tools to Boost Digital Health Profits.” During the webinar, I addressed how COVID-19 changed billing and patient access tools for remote patient monitoring (RPM), medical device, and independent device testing...

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How Real-Time Web Services Help IDTFs and Medical Device Grow Revenue Faster

Krista NadolskiSr. Director, Genetics and Novel Technologies, XIFIN Michael HeinTechnical Implementations Manager, XIFIN Diagnostic technology companies are known for innovation. The latest diagnostic and monitoring devices and applications collect more information than ever before, save time, and...

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First Coast Publishes Rates for New External Electrocardiographic Recording Codes

In late 2020, CMS announced that it would be moving from the temporary Category III codes for long term ECG monitoring and will instead use Category I CPT codes, starting January of 2021. CMS did not add national rates for the codes but is instead looking to the MACs to price individually.There has been much attention on the initial Novitas proposed rates as they were a substantial reduction and...

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How an Accurate Patient Out-of-Pocket Expense Estimator Helps Prevent Surprise Billing

There has been a lot written about surprise billing lately and the No Surprises Act, which includes surprise billing legislation, was signed into law the final week of 2020 and is slated to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2022. Surprise medical bills are bills received by patients with unexpected balances due. This can occur when, for example, a patient receives care from a hospital that is in-network...

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