Author "Bridget Toomey"

By Bridget Toomey
Dec 1st, 2019
Comments Off on Know the Truth About a Technology Takeover in Healthcare
Although artificial intelligence may seem like a scary concept, it doesn’t change the need for medical coders. Technology, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning are constant topics in healthcare boardrooms across the country. Just 20 year...
By Bridget Toomey
In Billing
Feb 5th, 2019
Comments Off on Finding Revenue Cycle Inefficiencies Is a Team Effort
Coding clean-up crew lays the groundwork to improve healthcare reimbursement through denial management. In large healthcare business offices, medical billers and coders are often in separate departments, with separate leadership. Although the medical ...
By Bridget Toomey
Sep 11th, 2018
Comments Off on Improve Ovarian Cancer Coding Through Awareness
Understanding this devastating disease is key to accurate ICD-10-CM code selection. Ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women in the United States, but is the deadliest of the gynecologic cancers, with a five-year survival rate of 46.5 ...
By Bridget Toomey
Sep 1st, 2017
Comments Off on Keep Up with Current Treatment for Ovarian Cancer
September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, and a good time to focus on detection, treatment, and coding. Ovarian cancer is a growth of abnormal malignant cells that begins in the ovaries. Fallopian tubes are also a site of origin in a fract...
By Bridget Toomey
Aug 1st, 2017
Comments Off on Put Your Virtual Team to Work
Build an optimal remote team that contributes to your organization’s success. In the 2016 Membership Survey, 26 percent of coders and billers said they work from home some of the time, and 8 percent said they worked from home all of the time. As infor...