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Medical Billing For Pharmacists

2021-10-21T15:05:01+00:00October 21st, 2021|

We are happy to announce our newest pharmacy billing service! Due to increased healthcare needs, some states have allowed pharmacists to fulfill and bill for certain patient care needs, and we are here to make this process easier. From patient registration to billing, combining technology and medical billing expertise, our team [...]

60-Day Grace Period for PRF Period 1 Reporting

2021-10-15T13:32:59+00:00October 15th, 2021|

The September 30th, 2021 deadline for the Provider Relief Fund Period 1 reporting has already passed. However, there is still time to submit your report. Due to COVID-19 cases and natural disasters, a 60 day grace period has been allowed for submitting your report and coming into compliance. What this means [...]

Updated Requirements for the No Surprises Act

2021-10-14T19:54:42+00:00October 7th, 2021|

Earlier we talked about what surprise medical billing is. Following the journey to the implementation in 2022, the newest update on September 30th outlines new rules related to the banning of surprise medical billing. We will summarize some important points in this week’s post. Titled “Requirements Related to Surprise Billing: Part [...]

We Are Now Integrated With HL7

2021-10-05T17:26:18+00:00October 5th, 2021|

Americare Network has integrated with HL7 in our journey to making COVID-19 services billing more efficient for providers. HL7 is a standard for exchanging and using medical information between different healthcare information systems. With this new implementation, our team can bill claims more automatically and more efficiently, while of course staying [...]

CPT Code Changes for 2022

2021-09-30T14:58:56+00:00September 30th, 2021|

Earlier this month the American Medical Association (AMA) released new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code sets for 2022. Here is what you need to know about it. The first notable change is the addition of 15, COVID-19 vaccine related codes. These codes are available currently but have been added officially to [...]

New Updates on the Provider Relief Fund and American Rescue Plan Rural

2021-10-15T13:53:23+00:00September 22nd, 2021|

On September 10th the current administration and the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a new $25.5 billion funding for healthcare providers affected by the pandemic. This will be made through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and will include a $17 billion fund for phase [...]

The Importance of Being Able to Exchange Healthcare Information

2021-09-15T15:00:33+00:00September 15th, 2021|

Imagine a patient goes to a hospital or other healthcare provider facility. Their first point of contact is the registration desk. The patient’s information will be put into the system or is already in the system, depending on if they are a new or existing patient. This is one information system [...]

Americare Network Bills HRSA COVID-19 Reimbursement Claims

2021-09-09T20:59:53+00:00September 9th, 2021|

Americare Network welcomes any healthcare providers who need to bill COVID-19 related services for the uninsured. Contact us today to learn more. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will provide reimbursements for uninsured individuals who need COVID-19 testing, treatment, or vaccines. This will allow providers to seek reimbursement [...]

CPT Codes for Booster Vaccines

2021-09-01T20:28:54+00:00September 1st, 2021|

On August 12, 2021 the FDA issued a notice authorizing Pfizer and Moderna to be used for booster vaccines, only for immunocompromised individuals. Following this, the CPT Editorial Panel, a panel that is authorized by the American Medical Association to maintain these codes, has approved of and the AMA has announced that [...]

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