Jan 18th, 2019
AAPC’s HEALTHCON in Las Vegas, April 28-May 1, 2019, s for everyone on the business side of healthcare and provides cutting-edge education, networking, and other opportunities to attendees. Expert speakers, such as Heather Greene, MBA, RHIA, CPC, CIC, CPMA, CDIP, help make this a professional event you won’t want to miss. Greene is the CEO/owner ...
Jan 18th, 2019
AAPC’s HEALTHCON in Las Vegas, April 28-May 1, 2019, is for everyone on the business side of healthcare and provides cutting-edge education, networking, and other opportunities to attendees. Expert speakers, such as Michael Warner, DO, CPC, CPCO, CPMA, AAPC Fellow, help make this a professional event you won’t want to miss. Dr. Warner is an ...
In Audit
Jan 7th, 2019
Opportunity abounds for healthcare business professionals in an expanding market. The healthcare sector created one in seven new jobs in the United States in 2018, per preliminary data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Although many of those jobs are clinical, the repercussion is a growing demand for support ranks such as coding, billing, ...
In Coding
Jan 2nd, 2019
When coding opioid use disorder, you’ll need to know the sequencing rules to select an appropriate ICD-10-CM code. Opioid abuse, addiction, and overdoses are a serious public health problem. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 115 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids, every day. The Centers for ...
Know when and how to report fee-for-service obstetric visits. Many obstetric offices charge for obstetric (OB) visits using a global care code. In some cases, however, you may need to report OB visits individually as fee-for-service visits. Let’s review the steps to ensure your providers are hitting all documentation requirements for these services. Step 1: ...