In Coding
May 1st, 2014
Make it known: Guidelines drive coding, compliance, reimbursement, and quality of healthcare. By Ken Camilleis, CPC, CPC-I, CMRS, CCS-P You rely heavily on a variety of guidelines to assist in your work as a coder. Guidelines come from ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM, CPT®, payers, government agencies, and a host of other sources. There is no “one size ...
May 1st, 2008
by Jessica Edmiston, BS, CPC For years, many of the larger carriers have used a policy called “matching.” Matching is when you code a facility claim accurately according to the documentation, submit the claim; and, if your claim arrives before the professional claim, it is kicked into pending status for the carrier to verify that ...