Lisa A. Eramo

Lisa A. Eramo, BA, MA is a freelance writer specializing in health information management, medical coding, and regulatory topics. She began her healthcare career as a referral specialist for a well-known cancer center. Lisa went on to work for several years at a healthcare publishing company. She regularly contributes to healthcare publications, websites, and blogs, including the AHIMA Journal. Her focus areas are medical coding, and ICD-10 in particular, clinical documentation improvement, and healthcare quality/efficiency. She has a bachelor's degree in creative writing from Hamilton College and a master's degree in journalism from Northeastern University.

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Compliance | Article

As more providers shift toward population health management systems and payment models, what are...

By Lisa Eramo | 07/12/17
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As physicians continue to search for opportunities to lower healthcare costs and improve the...

By Lisa Eramo | 06/22/17
Revenue | Article

Medicare reform, risk adjustment, and the expanded role of medical coders in today’s physician...

By Lisa Eramo | 05/23/17
Revenue | Article

When used appropriately, coding modifiers help practices code appropriately and collect revenue to...

By Lisa Eramo | 05/16/17
Revenue | Article

Pediatricians, primary care physicians, and internists frequently perform immunizations, but are...

By Lisa Eramo | 05/09/17
Revenue | Article

These days, all medical specialties are vulnerable to payer audits and denials. However, providers...

By Lisa Eramo | 05/02/17
Revenue | Article

As is the case with most specialties, physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) have...

By Lisa Eramo | 04/27/17
Revenue | Article

When was the last time you examined your net collection rate as part of a ‘financial health and...

By Lisa Eramo | 04/05/17
Revenue | Article

When calculating a Relative Value Unit (RVU), it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the math. However...

By Lisa Eramo | 03/30/17
Revenue | Article

When it comes to denials, physicians may feel as though insurance carriers have always have the...

By Lisa Eramo | 03/13/17
Revenue | Article

By now, you may have chosen one or more New Year’s Resolutions. However, if you do your billing in...

By Lisa Eramo | 02/07/17
Patients | Article

A long patient wait time is never a good thing. However, the reality is patients do spend at least...

By Lisa Eramo | 12/27/16
Compliance | Article

Did you know that if your practice received an incentive payment through either the Medicare or...

By Lisa Eramo | 12/20/16
Revenue | Article

In an era of high-deductible health plans, physicians are constantly looking for ways to enhance...

By Lisa Eramo | 12/12/16
Revenue | Article

Many employers use direct deposit, so why can’t physicians expect the same from payers? The...

By Lisa Eramo | 12/06/16
Compliance | Article

In the coming months, physician practices may find themselves thrust into the HIPAA spotlight...

By Lisa Eramo | 11/29/16