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Erin Cammarata's Published Articles

Erin Cammarata writes monthly for The O&P Edge. The following is a list of her most recent articles.

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July 01, 2017

The O&P Edge: We Must Be the Experts

I woke up with great expectations, excited to see some long-time friends from the profession, obtain clarification on billing and coding questions that come up in the office, and meet some new people. I was attending a full-day Medicare seminar on durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS), and I walked away with an article topic.

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May 01, 2017

The O&P Edge: Who Have You Inspired Lately?

In this month's article, I would like to step away from O&P and talk about the power of inspiration. My goal is to inspire you to bring out the best in your employees, your patients, your colleagues, and yourself.

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March 01, 2017

The O&P Edge: Best Practices: How to Assess Accounts Receivable

Your accounts receivable (AR) are the heartbeat of your practice, and keeping a finger on the pulse is imperative to the health of your company. A bounced check or financial pressures should not be the triggers spurring you to look at your AR reports. Instead, your AR reports should be reviewed, updated, and monitored continually. Monitoring your AR regularly gives you the advantage of identifying trends and proactively fixing common issues that can cause a dangerous bottleneck in cash flow if gone unnoticed.

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January 01, 2017

The O&P Edge: Standardizing Clinical Notes for Professional Success

Over the years, I have read countless clinical notes from hundreds of orthotists and prosthetists. Using those notes, I have fought audits, assessed the contents for prior approvals and authorizations and for compliance with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations, and just plain tried to figure out what the notes were supposed to communicate.

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November 01, 2016

The O&P Edge: Frequently Discussed Medicare Tips and Reminders

It seems not a day goes by that I do not receive a phone call regarding a Medicare regulatory issue. I would like to review a few frequently discussed topics, along with tips and reminders, that you might find helpful, whether you are a new or seasoned Medicare provider.

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