Outpatient Coding, undoubtedly, forms an integral part of the medical coder system. In technical terms, outpatient coding can be defined as the process of allocating universal numeric codes to the different diagnoses, treatments and procedures, subject to patients who have been treated and discharged within the initial 24 hours. Besides serving as a statistical record, … Read moreThe Prerequisites for Tackling Outpatient Coding Denials
The world of media has, more than often, acted as the spokesperson for “all those poor patients who have been struck with the chronic pain of making medical bill payments, forcibly by the heartless medical parasitic fraternity.” But, recent studies portray a different picture, showing a substantial number of private practices facing negative impacts due … Read moreThe Ultimate Guide to an effective Medical Billing Process
President Obama signed the HITECH Act in which it stated that every medical practitioner; be it doctor, nurse, clinics and hospitals in America should start using EHR (Electronic Health Record) practices. The Act also provisioned a reward of $30 billion in the form of incentives to the providers and hospitals who sufficiently met the target … Read moreEHR’s Phase 3 Under way: A failed Revolution?
Everywhere in the health and administrative sector there is a wind of change blowing through. The transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 is being awaited with bated breaths. Not just for the Medical practitioners, but other related service sectors are also crying out for a quick implementation of ICD-10 so that they can meet up with … Read more5 Main Reasons why ICD-10 can’t be delayed any further
Medical billing includes submitting and then requesting the claim with health insurance company to receive payment for services provided by health care provider. This technique is implied for insurance companies, private/government companies. The medical billing process involves interaction between health care provider and insurance company. This interaction is called as billing cycle which may take … Read moreThe All-you-need-to-know Medical Billing Services
Medical billing and coding is a growing industry and everyday more and more candidates are deriving interest in this field of work. Medical facilities hire coders for both In-house requirement as well as outsource the billing and coding processes to professional medical billing and coding companies whose sole task is to handle all the administrative … Read moreRecipe For The Perfect Medical Billing and Coding Candidate
If you’re looking for an outsourcing company to keep your billing operations updated. While opting for it your first concern is the documentation of services based on the certain coding standards. Your medical operations start with billing and end with billing, so it is the most important part of profit & loss both. In upcoming … Read moreMedical Billing Outsourcing For the Layman
ICD-10 change was expected to be the biggest break through in the Healthcare industry but when it was at the brink of creating history, Obama decided to Delay it, again! ICD-10, which was supposed to be implemented in October this year has been delayed. Health care professionals seem to be more annoyed than disappointed with … Read moreHopes Drown As ICD-10 Gets Postponed
In a principal manner, the medical billing and coding experts help in dealing with the health care system , so that they do not end up into a bureaucratic stoppage. With the ability to create detailed records associated with billing and also coded invoices, these experts make sure that the business point of view of … Read moreA Guide to a Successful Career as a Medical Billing and Coding Expert !
Many billing companies till date have not adopted to the Electronic Health Records(EHR) and Practice Management (PM) systems. Although they are generating ROIs on a regular basis through their standalone tools, they are not able to utilize the full capacity of earnings as they are missing out on a lot of good stuff that EHR … Read moreWhy It is Time To Upgrade To EHR and PM