Lung Disease, COVID-19, and Claims

Lung Disease, COVID-19, and Claims

NOTE:  This article originally appeared on theskylinegroup.org. Long before the novel coronavirus became front-page news, we knew that respiratory diseases were serious business.  In fact, respiratory diseases are the leading causes of death and disability...
A refresher on the basics of ED records

A refresher on the basics of ED records

It’s always good to be reminded of the importance that emergency department (ED) records play in the management of a medical claim.  As we’ve written before: An emergency room is the first place many go for medical care. And those ED records provide a...
Understanding radiology basics

Understanding radiology basics

Radiology studies play a huge role in the world of third party claims.  As a result of the radiological studies performed in third party claims, acute, degenerative and chronic conditions can be seen, results which are then evaluated within the context of the...
Chloroquine and the coronavirus disease

Chloroquine and the coronavirus disease

The medication chloroquine has been in the news recently as a possible treatment for the coronavirus disease, COVID-19.  Known primarily for nearly 90 years as way to prevent and treat malaria, chloroquine is also occasionally used for lupus and rheumatoid...