Tag Archives: Medical Billing

Procedure for Claim Submission with J-codes

The CMS has developed the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) for reporting medical procedures and services. Some of the most commonly used HCPCS Level II Codes, J-codes are used for non-orally administered medication, chemotherapy, and immunosuppressive drugs and inhalation … Continue reading

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How to Increase Patient Collection Percentage for Your Facility?

When outstanding patient balances grow out of control, your practice may feel there’s no option but to place them in the hands of a collection agency. Putting debt professionals in charge is the best way to get your payment… right? … Continue reading

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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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