Practice Management Guidelines to Improve Practice Collections

Receiving accurate insurance reimbursement for delivered services is always been a challenge for healthcare providers. Practice owners spend most of the time and energy on doing administrative tasks of medical billing to receive sufficient insurance reimbursements to cover overhead expenses and provide quality care. But often they make this task even harder by doing sloppy […]


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ICD-10 Codes for Myocardial Infarction (Type 1 and Type 2)

Myocardial Infarction has defined six types of MI. The two most commonly encountered are type 1 (primarily due to CAD) and type 2 (primarily due to myocardial supply/demand mismatch). For these two types, MI is defined as myocardial necrosis identified by a rise and/or fall of cardiac biomarkers to or from a level greater than […]


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Newly Added CPT Code for Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

On 19th Jan 2020, the American Medical Association (AMA) added new CPT codes (91302 and 0031A) for Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine, a division of Johnson & Johnson. Janssen is a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine which is 4th vaccine to get unique CPT codes for documentation and billing. The new CPT codes will be effective for use on […]


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Benefits of Medical Coding Audits for Oncology Practice

Accurate medical coding plays an essential role in healthcare information management and overall quality of care. Medical coding audits, both internal and external, ensure that healthcare organizations have the proper policies and procedures in place to achieve quality medical coding. Regular audits can reveal inaccuracy issues, such as outdated codes or even fraudulent billing. These […]


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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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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) Medicare Beneficiary Identifier in phases by geographic location. There are 3 ways you and your office staff can get MBIs: Ask your Medicare patients: Ask your Medicare patients for their new Medicare card when they come for care. […]


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