In Audit
Jul 12th, 2019
The No. 1 claim error for June in 11 states plus the District of Columbia was for non-covered charges, according to Novitas Solutions, Medicare Administrative Contractor for Jurisdictions H (Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas) and L (Washington DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania). This error is identified by Explanation of ...
Time is ticking: Target and manage unpaid claims now to increase revenue. Medical coding and billing professionals must work together to reduce the amount of unpaid claims in a practice. As an account ages, it is less likely to be paid. Aged and unpaid medical billing accounts cost the practice money. With proper coding, fast ...
In Billing
Apr 16th, 2013
There are plenty of reasons an insurer might deny your claims, but the most common billing errors are also the simplest and easiest to correct. Here are the top 3: 1. Incorrect and/or incomplete patient identifier information (e.g., name spelled incorrectly; date of birth or soc. sec. number doesn’t match; subscriber number missing or invalid; ...
Aug 24th, 2012
If you’ve ever had a bill come to your house with a price tag attached that knocked you over you likely have wondered how this mistake happened. Former AAPC Coding Educator Specialist, June Morgan, CPC, CCA highlighted this all-to-common problem in the most recent “Coding Corner” for Advance for Health Information Professionals. “In most cases, ...
Many of us have had eye-opening encounters due to an incorrect medical bill and Reuters recently ran an article on the subject featuring AAPC member and ICD-10 trainer Yvonne Dailey, CPC, CPC-I. “Medical billing is rife with errors like this. A recent study by the American Medical Association found that while billing accuracy has improved, ...