Managed Care Terminology

The best Guide For Managed Care Terminalogy that we have found is from Pohly's Net Guide It Starts out with: AAPCC - see Adjusted Average Per Capita Cost. ABC - see Activity-Based Costing. Abuse - When used as a legal term in the business of healthcare, it normally refers to actions that do not involve intentional misrepresentations in … [Read more...]

HIPAA Resources for the Optical Professional

What is HIPAA? The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted by the U.S. Congress in 1996. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) website, Title I of HIPAA protects health insurance coverage for workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs. Title II of HIPAA, known as the … [Read more...]