American Medical Association and Medical Billing Resources

Do you want to learn more about the medical bills that you receive related to the personal injury or medical malpractice? Most physician bills are based on Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), a coding system developed and owned by the American Medical Association (AMA.)

The AMA provides print and ebook formats ...

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Recovery from TBI, Concussion

Occupational Therapy Quickens Recovery from TBI, Concussion
Posted on: May 19, 2016

BETHESDA, MD – A quick blow to the head can have a lasting impact on life. Concussion and traumatic brain injury (TBI) diagnoses continue to climb. An individual in the U.S. sustains a TBI every ...

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Technology keeps patients and seniors at home and out of facility care

[Technology helps keep patients and seniors at home and out of facilities](
by Kimberly O’Loughlin
With longer life spans and aging baby boomers, the growth of today’s senior population is unprecedented. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), by 2030 older adults will account ...

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March 15, 2016 CDC Opioid Guidelines in chronic pain conditions

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain — United States, 2016
Early Release / March 15, 2016 / 65

Deborah Dowell, MD1; Tamara M. Haegerich, PhD; Roger Chou, MD1 (View author affiliations)


This guideline provides recommendations for ...

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FDA approves SENSA spinal cord stimulator (SCS)

Nevro Corp has received an “approvable” letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system for treatment of chronic pain.

The Senza SCS system delivers Nevro’s proprietary HF10therapy, “an advanced SCS therapy that provides electrical pulses to the spinal cord at a rate ...

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Elements of a HIPAA authorization

by Barbara Haubrich-Hass, ACP/CAS, July 2014

Most civil legal professionals understand the importance of complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”). HIPAA established the Federal standards for the security of electronically protected health information (“e-PHI”). The purpose of HIPAA is to ensure that every covered entity has ...

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