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CAQH and Insurance Credentialing

What is CAQH? Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare, Inc. (initialized as CAQH) is a non-profit organization incorporated in California as a mutual benefit corporation. It is essentially an online portal that stores provider information in a secure, collaboration database.  This … Continue reading

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General Coding Guidelines for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that involves abnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile or porous bones. Without appropriate treatment, osteoporosis can worsen. As bones get weaker and thinner, the potential risk for fractures increases. Documentation is very important … Continue reading

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Increasing Your Practice Revenue by Adding New Patients Using SEO

As we all know, in the current age of the internet, having a website for your practice is a must. But if your website is not properly optimized then you would fall behind the competition.  SEO stands for ‘search engine … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Reduce Claim Rejections

A rejected claim contains one or more errors found before the claim was processed. Errors will prevent the insurance company from paying and the rejected claim is returned to the biller to be corrected. A rejected claim may be the … Continue reading

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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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2019 OB-GYN ICD 10 Coding Updates & Changes

With the year 2019 approaching; there has been a buzz of new medical billing codes. The year 2018 has been a hectic for the medical and healthcare industry professionals as ICD-10-CM codes introduce nearly 500 changes, 33 of them in … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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