Tag Archives: Medical Billing

Common Practice Challenges Faced by Orthopedic surgeons

There are many distinctive as well as common challenges faced by orthopedic surgeons over and again. These encounters mainly hinder their business cycle, and sometimes you may also find orthopedic healthcare units closing down. Challenges like rising or unavailability of … Continue reading

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Why you should tread carefully when using modifiers -25 and -59 in Urology Billing?

The Urological Supplies Local Coverage Determination (LCD) provides for the use of modifiers with each submitted HCPCS code to indicate whether the applicable payment criteria are met KX modifier and to provide other information related to coverage and/or liability (GA, … Continue reading

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How to get started in nursing home optometry?

Optometric practice in the nursing home setting is not always very glamorous; however, there are many reasons optometrists might want to consider adding this specialty to their practice arsenal due to tremendous need. This is a common question among new … Continue reading

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ASC CODING AND BILLING: KNOWING WHAT’S IMPORTANT

The basics of ambulatory surgery center (ASC) coding and billing aren’t hard to master, but they do differ from physician and facility requirements. The following overview will help you know what’s most important in the ASC setting. ASCs use a … Continue reading

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Importance of HIPAA Compliance for your practice

As a physician, you start growing in your practice you will realize that you need to outsource part or all your billing routine tasks to be more productive and efficient at work. WHAT IS HIPAA? Health Insurance Portability and Accountability … Continue reading

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Team based care model for better productivity

In an old-fashioned practice model, the physician is solely responsible for most, if not all of the work undertaking of his facility, which also involves charge entry, to medical billing and coding till the time of claims reimbursements. Sharing the … Continue reading

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How 340B payment cuts are affecting the oncology practice?

CMS released the proposed Outpatient Prospective Payment System – OPPS rule for 2018— which includes a major proposed cut for separately payable drugs purchased under the 340B program. The proposal would reduce reimbursement for separately payable Medicare Part B drugs … Continue reading

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