ABC Coding Solutions is launching an innovative online claim service to ease the billing process for advanced practice nurse, behavioral health, alternative medicine and many other practitioners. The new service will provide easy to use guidance in choosing codes that help reduce claims rejections and fraudulent billing. The application offers practitioners the ability to document and file claims electronically while also providing guidance on choosing codes within their scope of practice in the state where they are licensed.
At a time when surveys are showing growing distrust of online banking efforts by U.S. consumers, many are utilizing the Internet to choose their Health Savings Account custodians.
Transax International Limited (Transax) a network solutions company for healthcare providers and health insurance company, has signed an agreement to rollout a pilot program with National Health Services (NHS), a healthcare marketing and consulting company offering health services and solutions to health plans, employers, self-funded employers, banks, and insurance companies throughout the U.S.
Many institutions said they reached very lofty first quarter marketing goals for HSA custodial accounts while reporting tremendous growth in account deposits. The survey indicates that total HSA custodial deposits reached almost $2.1 billion dollars by March 31st. This represented a jump from the $1.1 billion dollars in HSA accounts as of the end of 2005.
In the growing fight to control the healthcare provider desk space, an intriguing entry is being offered through a spin-off of South Carolina Blue Cross.
American-Community Mutual Insurance Co. aims to make health care more affordable and accessible as the first health insurer to offer 24/7 TelaDoc medical consultations to its policyholders. The 24-hour/365-day-a-year physician call-in service uses a network of licensed, primary care physicians to diagnose individual medical problems, recommend treatment, and prescribe medication as appropriate. The service is included with all of the Company’s “Precedent” health insurance plans — new consumer-directed health insurance programs recently introduced by American-Community.