Tag Archives: Orthopedic Medical Billing

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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How to Do Orthopedic Medical Coding?

Orthopedic coders need to keep up pace with the coding changes. Even a small coding error can lead to a potential fraud and result in a claim denial. There is a strong need to minimize the time being spent on … Continue reading

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Streamline Orthopedic Billing to survive Medicare Cuts

Rising healthcare costs and declining Medicare payments and are two key business challenges being faced by orthopedic practices. Due to the drastic impending cuts in professional fees, providers are finding it difficult to run their business smoothly. Many physicians have … Continue reading

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How can Outsourcing Help Identify and Solve Orthopaedic Billing Challenges

2013 brought new changes to orthopedic billing and coding, making timely reimbursements even more daunting for physicians. At a time when reduction in fee schedules and Medicare cuts have affected the financial health of orthopedic practices, preparation for ICD-10, compliance … Continue reading

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The Significance of Responding To Orthopedic Medical Billing and Coding Dynamics!

In today’s challenging billing scenario, Orthopedic physicians and surgeons are facing increased pressure due to increased billing challenges.  Extensive coding changes and revision have been introduced by the CPT Manual this year (2013), further impacting Orthopedic reimbursement in a big … Continue reading

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