Put safeguards in place to make it harder to be a thief’s target. Embezzlement happens in large and small practices, often because there are few checks and balances to catch theft. An employee who is determined to steal will find a way, but some simple steps could prevent an employee from giving into the temptation. ...
Coding thoughts for closed treatment of fractures without manipulation Coding closed treatment of fractures without manipulation can be a challenge. To ensure your coding results in proper reimbursement for the services rendered, let’s review fracture types, applicable codes, and the work they represent. Fracture Treatment Isn’t One Size Fits All When a patient is initially ...
Insurance verification and precertification play a big part in payment. Insurance verification and precertification play a major role in a practice or hospital’s revenue cycle management. Without these two fundamental steps, there is a high chance you’ll miss covered charges, eligibility, and patient liability. Each of these can negatively affect a provider’s accounts receivable or ...
Their revenue and reputation are on the line. It has become clear that physicians are caught in a cycle of poor documentation because that is what they are taught by their peers. Coding professionals have an opportunity to bring it to an end by promoting and teaching a culture of proper medical record-keeping, which accurately ...
Jan 24th, 2018
It’s the new year and the perfect time to make sure your physician’s practice is productive and compliant, and most importantly that your patients are happy. The way you manage patients, the revenue cycle, technology, staff, and medical records can help your practice’s gears move at maximum efficiency to promote a workflow that makes the ...