Medical Billing and Coding Forum

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    1. Updates & discussions on 2016 & 2017 National Conferences

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    2. Discussion and Q&A for all three levels of membership distinction (Fellow, Professional, Associate)

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    1. Discuss job searching and employment

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    2. Post and find medical coding jobs

    3. Post resumes, qualifications and availability for work in the coding and billing related positions.

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  4. Practice Management Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. HR, finance, contracting, operations

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  5. Auditing Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Discussion on coding and documentation audits, CIA audits, RAC audits and appeals.

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  6. Compliance Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Laws, risk, compliance programs, policies and procedures

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    2. Everything related to medical billing, insurance, and reimbursement of claims.

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    3. Discussion on this major change in health care reporting.

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    4. Discuss MACRA, Quality Based Payments, Merit-based Incentive Payment Systems (MIPS), and Advanced Alternate Payment Models (APMs)

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    5. Discussion on EMR/EHR software and systems, their selection, implementation, optimization, ARRA incentives, and meaningful use.

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    6. Clinical coding, intervention coding, CPT coding, HCPCS coding, translation of descriptions into codes, and illness/disease codes.

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    7. Laws and regulations pertaining to Medicare, Medicare coverage policies, policy manual, and Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) of 2008.

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    8. Medical coding modifiers altering the description of services; CPT modifiers, CMS modifiers.

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    9. Services that do not require a prolonged hospital stay, such as diagnosis (lab tests, CT scans etc.); some treatment and surgeries like chemotherapy, counselling, weight loss programs etc.

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    10. Services requiring hospital admission for continuous monitoring of the medical condition.

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    11. Medicare, mediclaim, health insurance, health policy, medical coverage, medical policy, medical benefits, premium, deductible, critical illness cover, preventive healthcare, accident cover

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    12. Emergency care, rural areas, federal funding, access to healthcare, essential services, Medicare, Medicaid

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    13. Generalized or regional/localized anesthesia to induce temporary loss of sensation for painless medical procedures.

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    14. Mental health, psychological well-being, anxiety, depression, ADHD, mood disorders, addiction

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    15. Abnormalities of the heart; diagnose and treatment of heart diseases.

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    16. Diagnose and treatment of diseases related the thorax (chest) including the abnormalities of heart and lungs. Discuss the diseases, their treatment, and the medical coding in this spectrum.

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    17. Diagnosis and treatment of diseases pertaining to neuromuscular disorders through manual therapy and adjustment of the spine.

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    18. Conditions of skin, hair, and nails.

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    19. E/M

      Evaluation and Management pertains to coding the doctor patient interactions into CPT codes. These codes are then transferred to the concerned insuring agency.

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    20. Medical coding required in the billing and auditing of the procedure taking place in emergency room or causality ward.

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    21. Conditions of ear, nose, and throat, along with as sociated structure of neck and the head.

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    22. The practitioners catering to the healthcare of all diseases across all age groups and genders.

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    23. The field of medicine related to the malfunctions of stomach, intestines, and liver.

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    24. The field of medicine entailing knowhow of diseases needing basic surgery as a form of treatment. Discuss these diseases, diagnose, treatment, and the medical coding associated with the same.

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    25. Blood diseases and cancer; diagnosis and treatment of all malignancies and blood diseases.

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    26. The specialized field dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and illnesses affecting adults. This forum entails everything from caring compassionately for adults to complex ailments.

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    27. A subset of radiology providing image guided diagnosis and treatment of all organs with minimum invasion.

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    28. Diseases related to the central and peripheral nervous system such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, epilepsy, seizures, multiple sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease, stroke, etc.

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    29. Childbirth, pregnancy, preconception, and postpartum care along with diseases related to the female reproductive system such as hormonal imbalance, infertility, reproductive endocrinology, gynecological oncology- cancers of cervix, uterus, ovary and vulva.

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    30. Eye diseases, diagnosis, exams, prescriptions, and surgery.

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    31. Injuries and diseases of the muscles, joints, bones, ligaments, tendons, nerves, and the entire musculoskeletal system.

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    32. Blood tests, urine analysis, drug tests, fluid tests, and other assessments done to diagnose a medical condition.

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    33. The health and wellbeing of infants, children adolescents, and young adults.

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    34. Reconstruction and restoration of facial and physical abnormalities.

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    35. All aspects of podiatry including foot and ankle surgery.

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    36. Diseases related to auto-immune disorders and musculoskeletal system affecting muscles, joints, and bones.

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    37. Diseases of urinary tracts, kidneys, and adrenal glands.

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