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By Guest Contributor
Jun 7th, 2018
A nurse’s background and expertise makes for a great liaison between doctors and insurance companies. Experienced nurses who have held traditional nursing roles make excellent candidates for coding, corporate, and managed care positions. They have a c...
By Guest Contributor
In Coding
Jun 7th, 2018
Self-education from reliable sources enhances your value to employers and gives you a sense of self-worth. We can never say we’re done learning because:We work hard to earn professional certifications, but certifications are not an end goal; rather, t...
By Guest Contributor
In Coding
Jun 7th, 2018
Is the anemia due to a malignancy or an adverse effect to treatment of the malignancy? Proper ICD-10-CM coding of anemia requires the coder to know what is causing the condition. Let’s look at types of anemia, and medical coding and sequencing of the ...
By Guest Contributor
In Coding
Jun 7th, 2018
New HCPCS Level II modifier reports advanced diagnostic imaging provided to Medicare patients. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) created a new modifier to report use of a clinical decision support mechanism (CDSM) prior to orderin...
By Guest Contributor
Jun 6th, 2018
The DOJ has been busy reclaiming billions of federal healthcare dollars. It’s impressive that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Public Affairs can send out a press release with the headline Justice Department Recovers Over $3.7 Billion Fr...