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
Management | Article

A lack of communication between front-office staff (i.e., receptionists and registrars) and back-...

By Lisa Eramo | 07/03/18
Revenue | Article

In the rush to implement EHRs for Meaningful Use incentives, many practices lost sight of what...

By Lisa Eramo | 06/19/18
Revenue | Article

Under value-based payment models, physicians don’t necessarily generate more revenue by seeing more...

By Lisa Eramo | 05/31/18
Revenue | Article

You’re working diligently, patient volumes are up, and staff are more productive than ever before....

By Lisa Eramo | 05/22/18
Revenue | Article

Accepting denials and underpayments as the status quo is one of the most common reasons why...

By Lisa Eramo | 05/08/18
Patients | Article

On average, 115 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. Since 1999, deaths from...

By Lisa Eramo | 04/04/18
Revenue | Article

Nine out of 10 small, independent practices are unprepared financially and technologically for the...

By Lisa Eramo | 03/15/18
Revenue | Article

In an era of value-based payment reform that demands greater efficiency, medical billers don’t have...

By Lisa Eramo | 02/22/18
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