Avoiding HIPAA Violations while Delivering Telehealth Services

Most providers are delivering telehealth services more often now. Due to lots of advantages, a large population of patients has also adopted to telehealth environment. While delivering telehealth services, the provider needs to take some precautions to avoid HIPAA violations. Recently Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has published FAQs on telehealth and HIPAA during the […]


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Reducing Risks Leading to Malpractice Claim During Telehealth

Telemedicine and telehealth services were growing before the COVID-19 pandemic, and demand has soared during the pandemic as patients and providers alike recognized the efficiencies and convenience of delivering care remotely. However, along with the surge in demand for virtual care comes a higher risk of a malpractice claim for health care professionals. In this […]


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CPT Changes for OB-GYN in 2020

With the new 2020 ICD-10-CM code set now available, we know that there have been more than 740 different changes. More than 30 of the changes for 2020 actually apply to Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-Gyn) correction, from changes and updates to coding multiple gestation pregnancies to coding for obstetric surgical wound infections. Here’s a closer […]


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Received Payer Request for Medical Records? Keep Calm and Take These Steps

If a letter were to arrive at your organization in an innocuous-appearing envelope, you may be afraid to open it. It’s unsettling for a payer to request medical records for claims that have already been paid. It is becoming more and more common for providers to receive what appear to be innocuous medical records requests […]


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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 more extensive than those done at the typical provider’s office but are not so involved […]


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Identify Coding Pitfalls to Avoid Common Claim Errors

Coding errors accounted for 8.7 percent of improper payments made by Medicare in 2018, which cost over $2.75 billion. To avoid costly denials and potential payback demands, it’s essential to review code guidelines before submitting your claims. MBC helps many practices to pinpoint the coding issues so that there will be no  Common Claim Errors. […]


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AMA Releases 335 CPT Changes For 2019

The American Medical Association (AMA) announced the release of the 2019 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set on 5th Sept 2018. There are 335 code changes in the new CPT edition reflecting the CPT Editorial Panel and the health care community’s combined annual effort to capture and describe the latest scientific and technological advances in […]


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