Value-Based Care vs. Fee-for-Service

Fee-for-service (FFS) is a payment model where medical services are unbundled and paid for separately. This payment model incentivizes physicians to provide more treatments or services because payment is dependent on how many procedures, treatments, or services are provided. As a result, physicians and medical practices may overlook quality of care for higher profits. Currently,… Continue Reading


Food Dyes Debate Draws On

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This past week, an article was published in the New York Times entitled Artificial Dye Safe to Eat, Panel Says. In it, they argue that an expert panel has concluded that there is no proof that artificial food colorings cause hyperactivity in most children. This government panel further decided that there is no need for… Continue Reading



drchrono can now Generate Superbills

After filling out ICD-9/CPT codes for a patient, a doctor can click on the “Print a Patient SuperBill” button in our software to have a basic superbill printed out for patients. This superbill has all of the doctors credentials and the patient’s credentials filled out along with the ICD-9-CM condition codes and CPT procedure codes…. Continue Reading