Priesthood and Medicine

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. I’m a big fan of behavioral economics for those of you that have listened to me for a while or know me. One of the podcasts I like listening to occasionally is Freakonomics. They had a...

OpenPM Denials Reporting – Part 2

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. This is a follow-up podcast concerning OpenPM, a product by Open Practice Solutions. In a previous podcast, we discussed an issue with essentially remittance information getting smushed...

Clearinghouse Problems

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. I’m skiing in Park City. There are no statistics involved. Okay! No, I have something serious to go through. One of the good things about the pandemic is working remotely. So I can work...

Denials Definition – Part 2

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. This is part two of “Denials Definition.” We did a prior podcast that mixed everything from the Supreme Court and the definition of pornography and denials. This will talk a little...

OpenPM Denials Reporting

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. We’re going to do a little review and a review in the sense of not a recap but analyzing or looking at the capabilities of one of the systems, meaning practice management systems and...

The Problem With Reporting

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. Most of us in medical billing or revenue cycle management don’t think of the concept of a relational database or the difference between a flat file and a relational database. Discuss flat...

Shark Attacks, Spider Bites, and RCM Analytics

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. I recently listened to the first podcast that’s now, I think, more than a decade old from the Freakonomics series. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the Freakonomics book...