New Medicare Advanced Beneficiary Form Must be Used by July 1, 2017

New Medicare Advanced Beneficiary Form Must be Used by July 1, 2017

Medicare’s Advanced Beneficiary Notice  (ABN) has been updated and takes effect June 21, 2017.  The only change to the new form includes language informing beneficiaries of their rights to CMS nondiscrimination practices and how to request the ABN in an alternative

PMRNC – A look at 2017!

PMRNC  is an association that has been dedicated to offering the very best medical billing resources, education and networking since 2001.  Our members include medical billers all over the United States who work in medical practices and facilities. We also have members who

Medical Billing Online Courses & Certifications

Medical Billing Online Courses & Certifications

PMRNC Educational Online Medical Billing E-Learning Courses!     Learn at your own pace!   Complete student support! Our instructors are available via online chat, phone or email throughout your entire course or certification exam experience.   Free updates! Even when

Taking the Fear out of Cold-Calling!

Taking the Fear out of Cold-Calling!

When I first started my medical billing business I was dead set against cold-calling! No way, I was terrible on the phone.  Even though I got lucky in obtaining my first couple of clients pretty early on, I knew that

Your Medical Billing Business ONLINE!

If you have decided to start your own medical billing business, practice management consulting, credentialing or other healthcare administrative business, you need to be ONLINE. If your market is healthcare providers, physicians or healthcare facilities, you want to be online.

Are Medical Billers obtaining Group Plan Effective Dates when Verifying Benefits?

One of the most frustrating things I’ve seen in looking for a system to verify benefits and eligibility is that most systems are NOT verifying the group effective date when it comes to trying to obtain verification and eligibility of