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Mobile malware become more dangerous

Mobile malware has moved beyond just extracting data—now, it can take over an entire mobile device, according to security firm MobileIron. And too many companies across industries, including healthcare, are not paying enough attention. “Despite the rise in high-profile mobile … Continue reading

Top reason for data breaches

Employees or associates accessing and sharing data they should not—or disclosing it to people they should not—was the single biggest breach factor this year. As 2016 draws to a close, 15.2 million records have been compromised. That’s is a lot, … Continue reading

NHS Hospitals Are Running Thousands of Computers on Windows XP

Hospitals across England are running thousands of out-of-date Windows XP machines, potentially putting patient data and other sensitive information at risk. Motherboard has found that at least 42 National Health Service (NHS) trusts in England are still using the Windows … Continue reading

Here we highlight 15 types of medical billing fraud and abuse affecting the US healthcare system

Upcoding: Typically submitting a claim for a service more severe than the actual service provided. For example, submitting a claim for a broken ankle, when the patient was only treated for a sprained ankle. Cloning: Using an EHR system to automatically generate … Continue reading

Hackers receive $17,000 in Bitcoins to return computer network

A Los Angeles hospital has paid 40 Bitcoins, worth roughly $16,700, for access back to its network that was taken down in a type of hack called “ransomware” at the beginning of February. The disruption caused emergency rooms and treatments … Continue reading

Medical Coding and Billing Audits

TBC has the most knowledgeable and experienced ASC and surgical focused certified medical coders in the healthcare industry. And we combine that unparalleled experience with innovative technologies to create a workflow process that the revenue cycle industry has never experienced. … Continue reading

Medical Billing Mistakes

It is estimated that doctors in the U.S. leave approximately $125 billion on the table each year due to poor billing practices. This is a stark reminder for physicians that providing optimal patient care is only one of the big … Continue reading