Reduce Cardiology Denials with Proper Documentation

Importance of Proper Documentation in Cardiology Billing A lot of cardiology claims got denied due to improper and incomplete documentation. It’s really frustrating not to receive insurance reimbursement for the delivered services, though you completed all steps in cardiology medical billing. While focussing on billing and coding guidelines, sometimes cardiologists might not maintain proper documentation. […]

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ICD-10 Codes for Myocardial Infarction (Type 1 and Type 2)

Myocardial Infarction has defined six types of MI. The two most commonly encountered are type 1 (primarily due to CAD) and type 2 (primarily due to myocardial supply/demand mismatch). For these two types, MI is defined as myocardial necrosis identified by a rise and/or fall of cardiac biomarkers to or from a level greater than […]

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Things to know about Cardiology Billing and Coding

Cardiology billing and coding are complex for several reasons. This specialty experiences regular amendments of key procedure rules, complex contractual adjustments, and codes, and that is the reason while using the modifiers requires attention. However, we know the complexities of this specialty and with many happy clients, we have focussed in providing correct cardiology billing […]

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Cardiology Billing and Coding Updates: 2021

Cardiology billing services are designed to help you maximize collections by meeting government regulations and private payer requirements. Since 2016 when ICD-10 became the official code set for the United States we saw several changes to cardiovascular diagnosis codes. No more hypertension table, we now have a new way to code hypertension (I10 – I15). […]

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Essential Tips for Handling Cardiology Coding and Billing

Cardiology billing and coding comes with multiple procedure rules, complex contractual adjustments, and codes that change regularly. CPT code assignment has the potential to be challenging, particularly when modifiers are used, and staying up to date with new codes, code revisions, and deleted codes takes a significant time investment. Cardiology billing also offers a unique […]

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Wound Care Billing Guidelines 2019

Not only is wound coding and documentation is a daunting task, but also attracts intense inspection from auditors, with severe financial penalties for mistakes. And it’s only gotten more challenging with the new ICD-10 changes. What is included in the wound care billing guidelines 2019? An infected surgical wound, T81.4xxA, is among those 51 codes […]

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What Are The Differences – an Interventional Cardiologist and Invasive, Non-Interventional Cardiologists?

A healthy heart is essential to lead a healthy and happy lifestyle. There are a lot of things that can go wrong with your heart, and sometimes the symptoms that something is wrong are not always obvious. A cardiologist is a health practitioner who specializes in diagnosing problems with the heart and surrounding arteries. What […]

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Is Outsourced HCC Coding The Right Choice For Your Practice?

HCC is also known as hierarchical condition category bank on ICD-10 coding. The coding is assigned to risk scores to patients. Each HCC is mapped to a precise ICD-10 code. Let MBC handle your HCC Coding so that you can focus on your core practice. In today’s hyperactive world, it’s easier than ever to connect […]

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