It is a well known fact that if erroneous codes have been given, reimbursement denials will affect revenues. Resubmission rates with proper documentation will need to be given, which takes the time and effort of the physician, thus leading to loss of focus on the patient care front. In certain specialty areas, certain codes and modifiers, if not reflected accurately can be costly in the long run. To capitalize on reimbursement avenues, especially in today’s healthcare reforms and regulations scenario, wound care specialists and clinicians need to be very accurate in order to comply with CMS reimbursement guidelines.
Here are 5 Basic tips essential to set you on the right footing
Wound care coding and billing for an outpatient/physician setting is a daunting task indeed. One needs to stay updated on the new and revised CPT codes, the new treatment options, and the ever-changing documentation and compliance guidelines that are needed in order for a smooth reimbursement cycle. The above tips should help guide you to pay more attention and improve observation for an enhanced patient care as well as smooth revenue workflowBack