Beginning October 1, 2015, the medical community will be required to switch from the ICD-9 coding system to ICD-10.  This change brings with it many tasks and responsibilities on the part of physicians and their staff.  Even so, there are apparently, many orthopedic practices and other medical practices that have taken little to no action […]
HIS was challenged and accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: HIS is a tight-knit group and often act as a family.  On Friday August 29th, 2014, we honored one of HIS’ family members and the memory of her husband who died from ALS.  More than twenty people participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and […]
Writing Checks
Increasingly, the healthcare industry has been shifting toward patient cost-sharing, which includes high deductibles, co-pays, and coinsurance. Consequently, collecting from patients has taken on a higher level of importance than in the past. According to ACA International, 29 percent of adults have medical debt.  Many of these people have problems paying their medical bills.