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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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Top 7 Challenges with Wound Care Medical Coding

Medical necessity denials traditionally focus on high-dollar MS-DRGs, such as those for hip and knee replacements; other MS-DRGs may also soon become targets. We have identified some of the challenges in Wound Care Medical Coding. Healthcare providers are likely to perform … Continue reading

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Top 5 Outpatient reimbursement questions for Wound Care

Do outpatient reimbursement challenges frustrate you a lot? Medicare reimbursement regulations that are currently impacting wound care practices. Wound care professionals still have to follow the coding, payment, and coverage regulations for submitting claims to traditional Medicare. Below are top … 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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General Surgery Medical Coding Steps to Avoid Denials

Physicians in general surgery are facing an uphill task of medical billing keeping in check different needs of the facilities and keeping a tab on the effective revenue cycle management to look for frequent denials and which of the claims … Continue reading

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