Jun 12th, 2018
The typical path to becoming a medical coder starts with a recently graduated high school student who is detail-oriented, enjoys healthcare and anatomy, and learning about medical records and the physician revenue cycle. But not all medical coders start out that way. Some people pursue a career in medical coding because there is the potential to work ...
A nurse’s background and expertise makes for a great liaison between doctors and insurance companies. Experienced nurses who have held traditional nursing roles make excellent candidates for coding, corporate, and managed care positions. They have a clinical understanding of medical procedures, and appreciate how coding and provider documentation complement each other. Let’s explore how a ...
Feb 4th, 2018
Nurses are the backbone of the clinical side of medicine. As a hospital employee working on the business side of healthcare, have you been inspired or empowered by a nurse working in the hospital trenches who ensures patients get the best care possible? If so, you can nominate an extraordinary nurse for the DAISY Award®. ...
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Jul 24th, 2017
You should use modifier SA Nurse practitioner rendering service in collaboration with a physician for supervised NP services, when the insurer requires the modifier. Medicare does not accept modifier SA, and other payers may specify unique requirements. For example, Blue Cross/Blue Shield Texas calls for modifier SA when a supervising physician bills on behalf of ...
Aug 17th, 2009
Approximately 8,000 students and credentialed health care professionals will get the financial backing they need for training by the end of 2010. HHS Allots $200M for Health Professions Training was last modified: April 19th, 2016 by admin aapc...