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By Guest Contributor
Jan 16th, 2020
I am a doctor, and my medical practice focuses on primary care and preventive medicine, in addition to inpatient management. To keep up with the constant changes in the healthcare industry, government, and insurer requirements, it was necessary for m...
By Guest Contributor
In Coding
Jan 6th, 2020
Part 2: Know the codes and documentation to help prove medical necessity for gender-related surgical procedures. Patients with gender conflict have stereotyping and depression to overcome; don’t let staff and billing be another obstacle they must fac...
By Guest Contributor
In Coding
Jan 6th, 2020
Use the MSN to inform patients of their benefits and clarify billing questions. While calling Medicare to explain a patient’s benefits is sometimes better, this is not always the first phone call the patient makes. More likely, the patient calls the ...
By Guest Contributor
Jan 6th, 2020
The quality of evaluation and management documentation is paramount for clinician reimbursement. Evaluation and management (E/M) services are the most vulnerable to billing errors because it is complicated to select the proper code for the level of s...
By Guest Contributor
In Coding
Jan 6th, 2020
Consider anatomy and coding guidance to put things into perspective. Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) is a surgical procedure performed endoscopically on the nasal/sinus cavities. The purpose of the surgery is to reduce the symptoms of chron...