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
Compliance | Article

How did you do in the first year of reporting under the Quality Payment Program? Are you expecting ...

By Lisa Eramo | 02/06/18
Compliance | Article

What does “2015 Certified EHR” mean to clinicians? The once-flooded EHR market is now whittling...

By Lisa Eramo | 01/15/18
Management | Article

When physicians perform transitional care management (TCM) in their offices or via telemedicine,...

By Lisa Eramo | 11/21/17
Revenue | Article

On the surface, coding preoperative visits is relatively straightforward: Choose the evaluation and...

By Lisa Eramo | 11/13/17
Revenue | Article

Do you frequently review labs for patients with uncontrolled diabetes and educate them about self-...

By Lisa Eramo | 11/01/17
Patients | Article

The good news is that patient portal adoption is on the rise. Seventy-two percent of more than 500...

By Lisa Eramo | 10/24/17
Revenue | Article

Telemedicine continues to emerge as a cost-effective alternative to face-to-face visits. But do...

By Lisa Eramo | 09/26/17
Compliance | Article

In risk-adjusted payment models, physicians are paid based on their patients’ clinical complexity....

By Lisa Eramo | 09/19/17
Patients | Article

As EHR portals have continued to evolve, one truth has withstood the test of time: The technology...

By Lisa Eramo | 09/18/17
Revenue | Article

Accepting Medicare is one of many ways in which physicians can expand their practices. (See my...

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

These days, there’s no shortage of payers in the healthcare marketplace, and many physicians choose...

By Lisa Eramo | 08/24/17
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