Category Archives: Medical Coding

Is your Facility Abreast with these Changes in for Medical Coding?

The Healthcare industry at the beginning of 2017 has been hit by sudden regulatory changes in the form of CPT codes for certain billing procedures in Optometry specialty.  Changes in Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) will mark the introduction of the … Continue reading

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Helping Urology Practices in Enhancing Reimbursement by Avoiding Compliance Issues

A medical practice is not just a service that physicians provide various individuals with, it’s also the bread earning work that you do to support yourself and your family. Talking about Urology practice, the billing and coding undertaking attached to … Continue reading

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Is Ignorance in AR Management and Medical Coding Eating up Your Medical Practice’s Revenue?

Claims Reimbursement is the backbone of a medical practice, but the last five to ten years have been impacted by various trends and healthcare industry changes. To name a few, Medicare and Medicaid have started reducing physician reimbursements; Third-party payers … Continue reading

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Coding Rules for Modifiers 32 and 33 with CPT Codes in Medical Billing and Coding

There are a couple of modifiers in medical coding that are very rarely used. Two such modifiers are 32 and 33. These modifiers can only be used when there is appropriate documentation supporting the case. Here are some pointers on … Continue reading

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How is conducting HIPAA Compliance Risk Analysis Helpful for Physicians in 2017?

HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accounting Act of 1996, is a remarkably significant healthcare law that Medical Care providers need to be aware of.  HIPAA is a federal law specifically designed to let portability of protected health information for … Continue reading

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Smarter Medical Collections Can Improve Podiatry Practice Finance

Podiatric medicine or Podiatry like we all know is about diagnosing and involves surgical treatments of foot, lower extremity and ankle. Complex inclusive procedures, heavy use of modifiers and other challenges makes Podiatry medical billing bit complex. When it comes … Continue reading

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