Pre-authorization is hell. Here’s why: Kevinmd.com

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Pre-authorization is hell. Here’s why: Kevinmd.com

“This April, my turn to take the medical board exam rolled back around, necessary every ten years for maintenance of certification. I studied diligently for the better part of three months … It was actually pleasurable to go back over details that I had forgotten and to catch up on newer developments in the field. […]

The disturbing confessions of a medical scribe: Adding to the bill

The disturbing confessions of a medical scribe: Adding to the bill

Summary: How a little bit of money can become a lot of money is described here in an anonymous blog post by a “scribe,” a person occupying this relatively new role of helping a physician document charges for billing. The post appears on kevinmd.com, detailing how $20 here and $30 there, and an “autocomplete” on […]