In Audit
Jul 10th, 2018
Credentials open many doors to career opportunities. Which one will you enter? AAPC provides training and examination for every certification you could ever need to work in the business of healthcare. If you are new to the business of healthcare, you may not know which certification will help you to achieve your dream job. You ...
Follow this 12-point checklist to help you have successful medical claims reviews. Auditing is a multi-faceted appraisal that compares a patient’s medical record to a healthcare provider’s claim for medical services. Each facet must fit together to prove what was billed on the claim is completely supported in the medical record. Over the years, I ...
Recognize the symptoms and take precautions to prevent sparks from raging out of control. According to a Mayo Clinic Proceedings article published in 2015, 54.4 percent of medical providers are burnt out. Although studies have not extensively studied burnout rates among staff members, such as medical coders, auditors, and practice managers, significant burnout rates exist ...
Better equip yourself to answer patient questions and secure patient cost-sharing. Nothing stays the same for long in this industry, so even if you are a seasoned healthcare business professional, you may not know all types of insurances and plans available, and how they work. A quick review will assist you in correctly coding, billing, ...
The DOJ has been busy reclaiming billions of federal healthcare dollars. It’s impressive that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Public Affairs can send out a press release with the headline Justice Department Recovers Over $3.7 Billion From False Claims Act Cases in Fiscal Year 2017. It shows that, last year, the government ...