Do you use social media professionally, to help advance your career and to stay abreast of industry changes? What platform(s) do you use? Facebook? LinkedIn? Twitter? Pinterest? YouTube? We’ve all read the articles reminding us to be mindful of what we post on social media, and how to restrict our privacy settings, etc. to ensure ...
Apr 7th, 2017
Are you tired of always being the last one to know when the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a final rule or transmittal with new coding/billing guidance? Be the first to learn of new Medicare regulations and become a valuable resource for your providers. Simply go to www.cms.gov and scroll toward the ...
In Audit
Apr 7th, 2017
The main reason Medicare denies claims is because there is insufficient documentation in the medical record. For all surgical services, make sure the medical record has these four elements: Correct date of service Reason for procedure Signed operative report Physician signature and/or signature log or attestation for an illegible signature Showing medical necessity is only ...
I have worked two years and have had more chances than I could have imagined (seven, to be exact) to get where I am. I took the Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) exam on Oct. 8, 2016, and I’m proud to say I passed — with a little help from my friends. Nothing Is Impossible with ...
Do you want to make your presentations and materials pop with great visuals? Learn to use search engines to your benefit! Everyone likes to include meaningful graphics and great visuals in their slide presentations, newsletters, brochures, etc. But, we don’t always have the ability or time to create them on our own.  Did you know ...