A clear understanding of these eating disorders ensures accurate ICD-10-CM reporting. Studies show that 30 million people in the United States suffer from an eating disorder, of which anorexia and bulimia are common types. Both conditions are the result of inappropriate caloric intake, but there are important distinctions you must know to code these services ...
Encounter codes require knowing sequencing guidelines and Medicare exceptions. When applied correctly, Z codes improve claims accuracy and specificity, and help to establish medical necessity for treatment. That’s reason enough to get to know them better. The Importance of Z Codes Z codes, found in Chapter 21: Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health ...
From front-end to back-end, see where your team can save the most time and money. An efficient revenue management team is vital to your practice’s financial health and sustainability, but it’s critical to have well-documented procedures in place. Realities of Desktop Medicine If you’re spending too much time on administration, you’re not alone. According to ...
Make this the year you shine. Being a professional in your chosen field means much more than just holding a college degree and donning a business suit. The way in which you conduct yourself is also a key component of your success. Here are 10 characteristics true professionals possess in the workplace (not in any ...
Aug 30th, 2017
A new ransomware virus targeting healthcare organizations spreads via a Microsoft Word attached to emails. The messages are customized to appear they come from a trusted source in this new attack, dubbed Defray. Healthcare Dive reports that in one example, an attachment titled Patient Report used the logo of a hospital in the United Kingdom and ...