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Understand Payment Rates and Basics of ASC Billing

An Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) is defined by CMS as a facility with the sole purpose of providing outpatient surgical services to patients. ASC is a facility that, very simply, specializes in outpatient procedures. Procedures done at an ASC are … Continue reading

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Top 5 Compliance Issues for Ambulance Biller

Ambulance service billing involves a host of unique compliance challenges. The ambulance industry has seen a significant number of false claim cases, fraud investigations, Medicare audit activity, and other types of billing-related cases. It is imperative that billers fully understand … Continue reading

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Prominent Ambulatory Surgery Center medical billing functions are affecting your practice revenue

Compliance guidelines that govern the Ambulatory Surgery Center’s reimbursement are wide-ranging, complex and ever-changing. Hence, it’s important for ASCs to hire or partner with Ambulatory Surgical Center billing and coding management consultants who understand the legal rules placed on ASCs, … Continue reading

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EVALUATING YOUR AMBULANCE TRANSPORTATION MEDICAL BILLING PROCEDURE

  Ambulance medical billing has been under the lens of Medicare for a very long time due to the fabrication of medical charges and unreasonable billing rates for the patients during an emergency. In September 2015, a report was released … 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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