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2019 NCCI update impact on medical billing and coding

NCCI – National Correct Coding Initiative promotes the correct coding methodologies. Furthermore, it controls inappropriate coding leading to wrong payments in Part B claims. The CMS annually updates the National Correct Coding Initiative Coding Policy Manual for Medicare Services. The … Continue reading

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Are you constantly receiving denial code? Time to outsource podiatry medical billing and coding services

Receiving denial claims is upsetting for both medical staff and the doctor. It happens often that, that irrespective of how much one takes care of ensuring that everything is in the line and proper there’s still denial codes. When repeated … Continue reading

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6 Trends to Watch Out For Healthcare Billing Industry In 2017

Developed and developing economies are expected to see health care spending increase ranging from 2.4 percent to 7.5 percent between the year 2015 and 2020 according to the report by Deloitte. Healthcare industry is projected to take a multi-million dollar … Continue reading

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How Medical Coding Mistakes Affect your Revenue?

Medical coding errors lead to denied or delayed payments. Practices also lose significant time in tracking the source of the mistake. Since practices generate majority of their revenue through submission of CPT and ICD-9 codes to third party payers, physicians … Continue reading

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Combining Medical Billing and Coding to Deliver Maximum Physician Revenue

‘Medical billing’ and ‘Medical coding’ may have sometimes been used interchangeably to mean the act of claiming reimbursement from insurance payers, but essentially they are two separate and specialized jobs. Medical coding precedes medical billing, and it is irreversible. While … Continue reading

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