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The Impact of QPP on Cardio-Oncology Care

Many professionals or experts working in the healthcare IT industry, policy specialists and new industry stakeholders continue to investigate into the 1,473-page proposed “rule” released by the CMS or Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in July 2018 that provides … Continue reading

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Murphy signed Out-of-Network Healthcare Billing Law in New Jersey

Governor Phil Murphy on August 30th, 2018 signed a bill that ended the decade-long battle to address the issue of the cost and impact of expensive medical bills for residents in the state. In a statement, Gov. Murphy said, “Today, … 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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What Are CPT Modifiers And Why Medical Billing Companies Use Them?

Since medical procedures and services are often complex, we sometimes need to supply additional information when we’re coding. CPT modifier may describe whether multiple procedures were performed, why that procedure was necessary, where the procedure was performed on the body, … 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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