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Using Modifier 59 (Distinct Procedural Service) Effectively

When used appropriately, coding modifiers help practices code appropriately and collect revenue to which they’re entitled. The key here is -when used appropriately. A modifier should never be used just to get higher reimbursement or to get paid for a … 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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Improved Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Guidelines

ICD-10-CM implementation brought several significant changes to the OCG (Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting) with regard to Chapter 9 (Diseases of the Circulatory System) I.C.9.e Acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Preparing yourself for coding updates based on MI type is … 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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HCC Coding Services: Achieve Accurate HCC Risk Adjustment Coding

Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCC), a risk adjustment model that has been around for years, but has heightened visibility since Medicare Advantage Plans started to require RAF scores for reimbursement. Today ever commercial payer and coding leader is the eye for … Continue reading

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Why Choose to Outsource Medical Billing Services?

Getting onboard professional to outsource medical billing services like MBC can dramatically streamline the workflow of your practice, further facilitating an effective communication with your patients. Healthcare is constantly changing, with each year new coding rules and guidelines. It is … Continue reading

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