Modifier 50 applies to bilateral procedures performed on both sides of the body during the same operative session. When a procedure is identified by the terminology as bilateral or unilateral, the 50 modifiers are not reported. If a procedure is authorized for the 150 percent payment adjustment for bilateral procedures (payment policy indicator 1), the […]
Modifier 50 Fact Sheet
Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) Tips To Shorten The Claim Length
Revenue cycle management (RCM) is the commercial process that uses medical billing software, which healthcare facilities use to track patient care episodes from registration and appointment scheduling to the final payment of a balance. In simple terms, it refers to the process of tracking the payments for the services rendered at a provider’s office, from […]
How To Explore Untapped Potential Of Your Practice?
Today, the majority of deaths worldwide are due to four noncommunicable diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and respiratory diseases; most of these deaths are potentially preventable. Four sets of behaviors contribute to the high and growing burden of noncommunicable disease: consumption of tobacco, alcohol, and highly processed foods, as well as […]
Boosts your Medical Reimbursement with Effective Revenue Cycle Management Process
The healthcare sector in the United States has a huge infrastructure that is required to maintain every aspect of patient treatment. With the cost of operations go up by the day, medical facilities have gradually started to offshore various sectors to other dedicated companies like Revenue cycle management specialists, who are solely focused on providing […]
Assess Your Wound Care Codes and Get Reimbursed Till the Last Cent
How Technology Could Affect Wound Care Billing In Future?
Technology is changing the face of all industries, including health and medicine. From novel and pain-free ways of diagnosing illnesses and preventing them before going out of control, technology is assisting in treating life-threatening diseases too with improved techniques. For e.g. tablet-sized robots can be sent inside the body, capable of taking multi-dimensional pictures while […]
What Medical Billing Resolutions Should Be Followed For Your Medium – Sized Practice?
It has become imperative in this ever-changing healthcare environment to focus on a medical billing practice’s financial health. In the case of small and medium-sized practices, ancillary services are added, but the best way to increase revenue is by focusing on efficiency. Some Billing Suggestions For Medium-Sized Practices Are: Patient Collections: This must be a […]
Inquisitive Questions to Ponder Upon Your Oncology Practice
As with other specialties, oncology Practice to undergoes recurrent technological and process changes. This affects the entire revenue cycle of this clinically focused specialty; be it in the documentation, billing, and coding or filing of claims. Hence, apt coding is mandatory for timely collections/reimbursements in oncology practice. As per the American Society of Clinical Oncology […]
Medicare and Cardiology: The New Data Avalanche
The data which was released by Medicare on Wednesday had some new insights on Cardiology related details. The news was shortly picked up by the avalanche of reports. It is no surprise that Cardiology ranks 3rd on the New York Times list of receiving a total number of payments which was highest paid one – […]
What are the most effective ways to streamline the Medical Reimbursement problems?
With the ever-increasing cost of health care and stringent governmental provisions, it is a time that medical practitioners think of streamlining the process of medical reimbursements to suffice in the competitive environment. All physicians need to realize that their own practice is the asset that requires attention and constant improvement. There need is a mechanism […]