Part 1: Arm yourself with bundling rules and medical policy knowledge. Cost control and denials are common in orthopedic care. Over the next two months, we’ll review common mistakes that lead to orthopedic claims denials and provide tips to avoid those mistakes. This month, we’ll discuss unbundling and medical policies. Next month, we’ll discuss up-coding ...
Jan 16th, 2013
Maintaining a strong bottom line is key to a successful business. The complexities found running a medical practice today make maintaining a strong bottom line an overwhelming challenge. Here are six fundamental steps to achieving financial success. Maintain productivity – The most important part of achieving financial success in a clinic is a provider team ...
Sep 10th, 2012
Ready or not, ICD-10 is happening. Implementation of the expanded diagnosis code set may be two years away, but at least one insurer isn’t letting the grass grow under its feet. UnitedHealthcare is hard at work updating its medical and drug policies and coverage determination guidelines with applicable ICD-10 codes in preparation for the transition ...