Category Archives for "Health Care Services"

Why allergy? Are your patients being treated for it?

One of the most overlooked treatments in America today happens to be Allergy. You may know what allergy is, and what effect it may have on your patient. However let’s take a look at the impact that it can have on your practice as well.   Allergy is not properly diagnosed   That is correct, […]

Chronic Care Management Model – How to Deal with Chronic Illnesses

Chronic Care Management Model – How to Deal with Chronic Illnesses

You must manage your chronic illness well in order to avoid the considerable disability in your life as well as that of your family. Some examples of chronic illnesses include asthma, anxiety, depression, diabetes, cancer, cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s, severe hypertension, arthritis, Celiac disease, and more. A chronic illness can also cause some significant financial stress […]

Coding for Chronic Condition Management

Coding for Chronic Condition Management

If you are a medical coder and you find that coding chronic conditions is a bit confusing, don’t feel bad- you’re not alone. Even professional coders who have been in the industry for years get it wrong every now and then. In order to get though it though, it’s critical to understand that it’s not […]

Major Medical Bill Collection Laws

Major Medical Bill Collection Laws

The healthcare industry is just like any other commercial business, they must remain in compliance with specific state and federal regulations to remain legal. However, unlike standard commercial businesses, there are some additional rules and regulations that the healthcare industry must follow. This is due to the fact that medical services are not only dealing […]

Health Screenings: Why You Should Get One & Why People Avoid Them

Health Screenings Why You Should Get One & Why People Avoid Them

Unfortunately, annual health screenings are often overlooked. These days, everyone is so busy all the time, it’s easy to forget to schedule this much-needed checkup. Following are 5 reasons why you should not miss your annual health screening- and three reasons why people often avoid it. 5 Reasons to Schedule Your Exam Today: Health Screenings Reduces […]

How to Choose Health Care Plans

How to Choose Health Care Plans

Unfortunately, it’s never really been easy to choose the right health care plan- and the healthcare reform has further complicated things, especially for those who are choosing plans that are offered by their employer. In addition to considering the various premiums, deductibles, co-pays, and more- you will need to consider some of the new provisions […]

Diagnosing Teens with Depression

Diagnosing Teens with Depression

Adolescence is a very trying and unsettling time- with lots of emotional, physical, psychological, and social changes taking place, so it’s not unusual for teens to feel down in the dumps or “the blues” every now and then. Unrealistic academic, family, or social expectations can potentially lead to them feeling rejected, which can end up […]

Mental Health Assessment – Food & Bipolar Disorder

Mental Health Assessment – Food & Bipolar Disorder

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder through a mental health assessment, then you are aware of the importance of managing your mood episodes with medication and maintaining healthy lifestyle habits. However, were you also aware that there are certain foods and supplements that could play a role in helping […]

Mental Health Test – How to Diagnose Bipolar Disorder

Mental Health Test – How to Diagnose Bipolar Disorder

Over the years, physicians have come so far when it comes to understanding the varying moods in bipolar disorder and coming up with an accurate diagnosis. Just a short time ago, bipolar disorder was being confused with other mental health disorders such as schizophrenia or unipolar depression. However, with the advancement of the mental health […]