Nov 18th, 2008
Millions of dollars in potential revenue is lost every year due to billing errors, such as under-pricing, missed charges, under-coding, and unreimbursed claims. In essence, this is like offering medical services for free. “As much as 3 to 5 percent of annual practice revenue is lot because the practice simply did not bill for services ...
Nov 1st, 2008
Use Percutaneous Cholangiogram Codes That Work By Subashini Ganesan, CPC Percutaneous cholangiogram is the study of the biliary tract by a needle puncture rather than open access. It is performed to detect the condition and the therapeutic procedure for surgical treatment. A common pathological condition that requires a percutaneous procedure is biliary obstruction. Some causes ...
Nov 1st, 2008
September Meeting Offers Surprises, Old Arguments By Tina Cressman, MALS, CPC, CPC-I, CPC-H-I, CPC-P, CCS-P, MCS-P, MCS-I, CMC Where were you when you first learned about ICD-9-CM? If you have been in health care since 1977, when it was first proposed, you remember when ICD-9-CM was new and exciting. If you have any old ICD-9-CM ...
Oct 7th, 2008
Fine tuning the coding, billing, and collections processes is essential. Even well seasoned coders and billers may not know the nuances of coding and billing every service to different payers with different plans. To help you set rules and standards and effectively communicate to staff for a working billing infrastructure, check out UVA Health’s Physicians ...
Sep 29th, 2008
Did it seem you reported more 84702s, 59400s, and 59510s than usual last year? According to the National Committee for Vital Health Statistics (NCVHS), 2007 was a record-breaking year for births in the United States. NCVHS: 2007 Most Fecund was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...