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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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
Revenue | Article

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

By Lisa Eramo | 11/23/16
Compliance | Article

EHRs were a hot topic at the 88th annual American Health Information Management Association’s (...

By Lisa Eramo | 11/17/16
Patients | Article

Being able to copy and paste information in the EHR saves time and improves efficiency. But when...

By Lisa Eramo | 11/07/16
Compliance | Article

October 1, 2016 was an important date in the world of coding, and ICD-10 in...

By Lisa Eramo | 09/27/16
Management | Article

There are few things more frustrating than wasted time—especially in the workplace. Most of us want...

By Lisa Eramo | 08/30/16
Management | Article

Money isn’t everything … or is it? Seventy-three percent of office-based physicians who haven’t...

By Lisa Eramo | 07/21/16
Revenue | Article

In most practices, the billing cycle goes something like this: You code and submit the claim,...

By Lisa Eramo | 07/11/16
Management | Article

During a time when patient engagement and improving satisfaction and outcomes is paramount, every...

By Lisa Eramo | 06/30/16
Management | Article

What would you do if your practice suddenly lost the ability to access your electronic health...

By Lisa Eramo | 06/13/16
Revenue | Article

ICD-10, device-generated data, value-based payments, and EHR compliance were just a few of the...

By Lisa Eramo | 04/26/16
Revenue | Article

Claim denials are an ugly reality that many practices face daily. Now that the industry has...

By Lisa Eramo | 04/21/16