Carol Gibbons RN, BSN, NHA
Carol Gibbons brings 30 years of nursing and management experience to CJ Consulting to assist healthcare businesses in revenue cycle management.
What is the price of a medical record?
What is the price of a medical record?
While all of us recognize the advantages of an electronic record in the respect of data retrieval, the risk has become greater because many practices do not secure their network.
Tips for auditing physician employee personnel folders
Have you ever done an audit of your employee personnel folders to review the actual information that has made its way into these folders? There have been many Department of Labor changes in the past couple of years, so now would be a good time to pull several folders and analyze the contents.
How did Medicare become the highest paying carrier?
How did Medicare become the highest paying carrier?
I hope the new administration can focus on the overall improvement of population health as the goal while it evaluates the healthcare agenda.
The danger of waiving co-insurance
Despite warnings being issued frequently during the years since 1998, and despite the discussion of this issue during any Medicare training you might attend, there are still healthcare businesses that believe they can get by with waiving co-pays without a policy requiring a hardship evaluation.
Analyzing the financial impact of the 2017 Obamacare market
Analyzing the financial impact of the 2017 Obamacare market
We have a new president-elect who plans to repeal the Accountable Care Act and replace it with something “better.”
Tips for practices to best deal with new overtime pay rules
Tips for practices to best deal with new overtime pay rules
Department of Labor changes this year are causing many healthcare businesses to reevaluate overtime requirements.
Insurance merger risks to physicians
Insurance merger risks to physicians
If you have been following the articles regarding the mergers of Anthem with Cigna and Aetna with Humana, you know there is much speculation by all the experts about whether the deals will ever finish.
Think you're safe without proper BA agreements? Think again
Think you're safe without proper BA agreements? Think again
As I visit with providers, I discover managers that are not well educated in the HIPAA process, and do not understand they are required to do an annual Security Risk Audit and review of their practice even if they do not have an EMR, writes Carol Gibbons in her latest blog.
8 tips for avoiding employee handbook crises
8 tips for avoiding employee handbook crises
Can your employee handbook get you in trouble?
Will insurers’ doubts be Obamacare’s unraveling?
Will insurers’ doubts be Obamacare’s unraveling?
UnitedHealthcare has generated more conversation about the challenges with the Exchange Products and that has certainly helped their stock price.

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