Author "Lee Williams"

By Lee Williams
In Billing
Jul 2nd, 2021
Come to terms with payers to protect your provider’s revenue stream. “Medical necessity” is an important concept for medical coders and auditors to understand. Health insurance companies (payers) use criteria to determine whether items or services pro...
By Lee Williams
In Billing
May 1st, 2021
With medical claim denials on the increase, healthcare entities can’t afford to sit idly by. Payer denials are undoubtedly occurring more frequently across all specialties and settings. It does not matter if you are a solo provider in the Midwest, a ...
By Lee Williams
Dec 31st, 2019
Comments Off on A Coder’s Roadmap to Career Pathing
Follow this guide for mapping out a clear path to career success and personal fulfillment. The first step to advancing your career as a healthcare business professional is determining where you want to go next. Success means different things to differ...
By Lee Williams
Jul 9th, 2019
Comments Off on Take Home Office Natural Disaster Best Practices by Storm
Have a plan to save your livelihood when natural disaster strikes. With today’s technology, medical coders, billers, and other healthcare business professionals can complete all the technical and administrative aspects of their job from the comforts o...
By Lee Williams
Jan 2nd, 2019
Comments Off on Determine the Principal Diagnosis Code in the Inpatient Setting
Making the leap to the facility side of coding? Be sure you can decipher which diagnosis is principal. When transitioning from outpatient to inpatient coding, be sure you know the differences between the outpatient and inpatient guidelines when select...