About Kate G

Kate is a multi-hyphenated billing and coding fanatic and a highly caffeinated cycle revenue dreamer.

August 17, 2016

The Fastest Way to ICD-11 is through ICD-10…

Time doesn’t wait for anyone and it sure isn’t waiting too long for ICD-11. In Switzerland, the WHO (World Health Organization) is busy concocting the new code set with a projected release in 2018. Braced yourself? Good. Now breathe, because it took 17 years to implement ICD-10 after it was released by our federal government, […]

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July 21, 2016

Fill Two Needs with One Deed? Not Always…

It’s a no-brainer: you’re busy (read: swamped), the schedule is jam-packed,  and patients are not so patient. The most time-saving visit is the “split billing” combo known as a well visit and a sick visit, or so it seems. “The ICD-10 strictly limits the circumstances under which a provider may report a preventative visit and […]

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May 26, 2016

Transforming Clinical Practice = Transforming Your Practice

This week, the MBP Team had the opportunity to visit the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). If you’ve never been, it is definitely worth checking out especially if you deal with Medicare and Medicaid on a daily basis. A calendar of events is posted on their website and entry is generally free if you […]

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April 21, 2016

If at First You Don’t Succeed, Drop What Ails You

For many of you who have not heard of the Two Midnight Rule that CMS revealed in late 2013, don’t fret. It is only the beginning of the end. In order to emanate simplicity for hospitals and provider shareholders alike and to “address the higher frequency of beneficiaries being treated as hospital outpatients” (CMS.gov), a […]

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April 14, 2016

The (Upgraded) Morale Booster Plus You

You may have already heard that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently revealed its newest and biggest initiative to not only increase efficacy, but to completely revolutionize the primary care field in the United States. This new endeavor is built upon the current system, Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC), and is very […]

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March 16, 2016

See you at the SoPE!

This week, the MBP Team had the pleasure of attending SoPE’s (Society of Physician Entrepreneurs) event on Communication: The Art of Knowing What to Say, How Much to Say….and When to Shut Up!  Despite having lost our way and driving around in infinite loops, the team had an absolute blast and the information gained from […]

Events
July 29, 2015

Training is Essential

Healthcare is always evolving, with new rules and regulations emerging on a regular basis. Training is essential for an organization’s success. It educates new and existing employees, improves productivity, and creates a better professional environment. When your practice has an established training process, you and your team will be well equipped to handle any healthcare […]

Training
July 29, 2015

5 Quick Tips to Improving Revenues and Staying Compliant

You’re a physician, and your passion is learning the latest in medicine and providing optimal patient care. That’s all you want to do when you’re at your practice. However, with the direction healthcare is heading, you will have a hard time staying in private practice without an understanding of the business side. Though having an […]

Medical Billing Compliance