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Have Your Patients Got New MBI (Medicare Beneficiary Identifier)?

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is mailing the new Medicare cards with the MBI in phases by geographic location. There are 3 ways you and your office staff can get MBIs: Ask your Medicare patients: Ask your … Continue reading

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3 ways for health care providers to get patients’ MBIs

Medicare has come up with new revelation this time. It is taking steps to remove Social Security numbers from Medicare cards. The initiative from Medicare, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will help prevent the fraud, fight identity theft … 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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How to redefine Podiatry Billing by setting procedural rules?

For each podiatry specialization, there is an equivalent specialization in the therapeutic coding and charging rules, directions, and procedures required for that explicit kind of prescription. Podiatry is the same since it likewise requires an exceptional arrangement of therapeutic coding … Continue reading

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Procedure for Claim Submission with J-codes

The CMS has developed the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) for reporting medical procedures and services. Some of the most commonly used HCPCS Level II Codes, J-codes are used for non-orally administered medication, chemotherapy, and immunosuppressive drugs and inhalation … Continue reading

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How to Increase Patient Collection Percentage for Your Facility?

When outstanding patient balances grow out of control, your practice may feel there’s no option but to place them in the hands of a collection agency. Putting debt professionals in charge is the best way to get your payment… right? … Continue reading

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Common Practice Challenges Faced by Orthopedic surgeons

There are many distinctive as well as common challenges faced by orthopedic surgeons over and again. These encounters mainly hinder their business cycle, and sometimes you may also find orthopedic healthcare units closing down. Challenges like rising or unavailability of … Continue reading

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