Monthly Archives: March 2011


“Winners never quit and quitters never win.”  -Vince Lombardi

Cowtown Netweavers 03.30.2011

Today was a presentation by Mike McCaleb.  These were my takeaway’s: You make choices to be optimistic Believe in Your Heart, Train for it, and Proclaim it It is not the hits you take but how you get back up Set Goals

How can I prepare for ICD-10?

What can I do to prepare for ICD-10-CM? While there will need to be significant education and training for physicians, coders and other health care personnel to fully implement this major code change, no one needs to panic. Other organizations are already attempting to capitalize on the situation by suggesting that coders should begin trainingContinue Reading


“Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops.”  -Thomas J Watson

What is ICD-10?

What is ICD-10? ICD-10 is a diagnostic coding system implemented by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1993 to replace ICD-9, which was developed by WHO in the 1970s. ICD-10 is in almost every country in the world, except the United States. When we hear “ICD-10” in the United States, it usually refers to theContinue Reading

Winning in Business…just "Do It"

Art Williams spoke at the 1987 National Religious Broadcast Convention and you can watch the video clip here.  I took notes on some of the highlights that I want to remember and think about: How to Win in Business You first have to find a need.  You have to be able to fulfill the consumerContinue Reading


“Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.”  -W Clement Stone

What is an Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN)?

ABN (Advanced Beneficiary Notice):   An ABN is a written notice from Medicare (standard government form CMS-R-131), given to you before receiving certain items or services, notifying the patient: • Medicare may deny payment for that specific procedure or treatment. • The patient will be personally responsible for full payment if Medicare denies payment. AnContinue Reading


“There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.”  -Sam Walton

The 5 Keys to Memory

Today, I attended my networking group with Untyed.  The speaker was Ron White, the current USA Memory Champion.  He has the record for memorizing the most numbers in five minutes and the fastest to memorize a deck of cards. People struggle at remembering isn’t because you have a bad memory it is because youContinue Reading