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Correct Coding for Pre-operative Clearance

Primary care physicians are often asked to evaluate a patient prior to surgery at the request of the surgeon. Patients at an advanced age and those with significant medical problems face increased risk for surgical morbidity and mortality, and preoperative … Continue reading

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Get positive ROI on every patient through outsourced optometry billing services!

Every moment when you think that your optometry billing and coding prerequisites are under control, new reimbursement and claims submission guidelines, coding alerts, or dedicated staffing roadblocks occur. When you as a practitioner are continuously managing claim denials and rejections, … Continue reading

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General Surgery Coding Alerts that determine your revenue cycle

For a surgeon or medical practitioner, group practice or clinic, the insights on how specialty medical billing works can be a scary task. A billing agent that that does not bill the sittings correctly misses deadlines, or does inadequate follow-up … Continue reading

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Boost your General Surgery Billing Pitfalls with the perfect association

Medical billing and coding for general surgery is not as simple as you think. Besides being educated in procedures ranging from hernia repair to a bladder surgery, the billing and coding staff need to be knowledgeable in the proper use … Continue reading

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Avoid the Top 10 Modifier Mistakes – Modifier 79

Matching CPT code with an ICD 10 code, this would seem to be a very straightforward process but there are always variations/exceptions to everything. Sometimes, there are related services that the physician is performing, global periods to contend with, etc. … Continue reading

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Avoid the Top 10 Modifier Mistakes – Modifier 51

Matching CPT code with an ICD 10 code, this would seem to be a very straightforward process but there are always variations/exceptions to everything. Sometimes, there are related services that the physician is performing, global periods to contend with, etc. … Continue reading

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