Author "Bridget Toomey"

By Bridget Toomey
In Billing
Feb 5th, 2019
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
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
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
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...
By Bridget Toomey
Mar 1st, 2017
Healthcare technology continues to advance — and not for just the machines used in hospitals and clinics. As the world becomes more digital, health apps are making it easier for people to manage their own health conditions using a personal handheld d...