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In Coding
Aug 12th, 2019
You can rest assured that when you break procedure codes into groups, it’s easier to compare and apply proper codes. Sleep medicine is a sub-specialty of neurology, which can seem very daunting to coders and physicians due to technicalities in the gu...
By Guest Contributor
Aug 12th, 2019
Understand their purpose and triggers to help hospitals improve performance ratings tied to payment. In this climate of quality care, the ability to measure and track clinical performance and outcomes within a facility is essential. The Agency for Hea...
By Guest Contributor
Aug 12th, 2019
Implement an enforceable assignment of benefits and protocols to protect providers against insurance underpayment and patient theft. Most members and contracted providers expect and/or take for granted Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) o...
By Guest Contributor
In Coding
Aug 6th, 2019
Alert coders of Excludes1 conflicts to help you catch problems in problem lists and avoid costly denials and rework. By Rebecca Caux-Harry, CPC In April’s Healthcare Business Monthly (pages 56-57), in the article “Take the Problem Out of Problem Lists...
By Guest Contributor
Aug 2nd, 2019
I came to the United Stated from Poland in 2003. I always loved and was good with numbers, and medical coding is full of alphanumeric and numerical codes, so I was intrigued to learn more. I decided to enroll in Branford Hall Carrier Institute in Sout...