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Happy Holidays (The Sequel) from The OMG Elves

I wanted to add some more of our elves to the fun so here is a sequel, hip-hop version with a new set of elves around me. I want to say it again, on behalf of myself and the staff at Outsource Management Group… Happy Holidays to everyone, and we hope you enjoy our fun little elf video to show our appreciation. Thank you again, Melissa Clark – CEO View our first video with the OMG elves

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Happy Holidays from The OMG Elves

I want to take a minute to thank everyone that has made 2013 at Outsource Management Group so fabulous, from all our vendors, to our amazing clients, to the incredible staff that make it all happen. I personally can’t say thank you enough, it has been a great year and we look forward to 2014. On behalf of myself and the staff at Outsource Management Group… Happy Holidays to everyone, and we hope you enjoy our fun little elf video to show our appreciation. Thank you again, Melissa Clark – CEO View our second video with additional staff members

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Holiday Hours, Pay and Additional Hours at Your Medical Practice

As a provider in private practice the holidays can be a time of unhappiness and grief. Physician Practice has an article that can assist you with implementing a holiday policy that might not cause you quite as much inter-office grief. In her article, Carol Stryker states: “The elements of such a policy should include: Holidays when the office will be closed. Each office should observe holidays based upon its patient makeup, the preferences of the owner(s), and the composition of employees. A statement describing the rationale for the holidays chosen promotes employee acceptance of the selections. Religious holidays can be a challenge in a multi-cultural society. There is no requirement

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Ready for October 2014? ICD-10 Resources to Help You.

It’s been a long time coming, but I am happy to say that we finally got our new website going this week. As a part of our Provider Resource Center we have compiled a list of ICD-10 resources to assists providers in their preparation for Oct. 2014. The ICD-10 resource list contains links from CMS, AMA and WHO, as well as many other national and regional organizations. We have about 310 days till ICD-10 takes full affect and I am going to bet that very few healthcare professionals are ready. If you haven’t, you should start preparing, check out this list and hopefully it will assist you in better understanding

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New Hampshire BCBS Begins Participating with Medicare Part C & D

Medicare is a social health insurance backed and funded by the US federal government for senior citizens and for younger people with disabilities. Originally, beneficiaries of Medicare are provided with funding by the government itself, but with the inclusion of Medicare’s Part C, people can now opt to be covered through a network plan. While third-party health insurance agencies like the New Hampshire Blue Cross and Blue Shield Anthem exist for beneficiaries opting for Medicare’s Part C and D, why would anyone want to choose paying more for something the government offers at a lesser price? Medical Billing and Coding Process: Anyone who has ever been hospitalized and has filed

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