Tag Archives: outsourced medical billing

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

Posted in Medical billing and coding services | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Medical billing and coding services | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Are you Constantly Receiving Denial Code CO-197?

What is Pre Authorization? Most of the carriers request to obtain prior authorization from them before the service/surgery.  Prior authorization for health care services is required for certain services. If authorization is not obtained prior to performing the service, the … Continue reading

Posted in Medical Billing Services | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Benefits of Outsourcing HCC Coding Service Activities

HCC coding also we known as Hierarchical Condition Category coding is the important key element which decides the reimbursement benefits for a Medicare Advantage Plan that uses ICD diagnostic codes as the primary indicators of the member’s health status. Correct … Continue reading

Posted in Medical Billing Services | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to Select Perfect Clearinghouse for your Medical Practice?

The clearinghouse you work with has a huge impact on your business. The more efficiently your clearinghouse processes and returns your information, the faster you will get paid, and the more payments you will collect. We came up with five … Continue reading

Posted in Medical Billing Services | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Medical Billing Services, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Impact of QPP on Cardio-Oncology Care

Many professionals or experts working in the healthcare IT industry, policy specialists and new industry stakeholders continue to investigate into the 1,473-page proposed “rule” released by the CMS or Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in July 2018 that provides … Continue reading

Posted in Cardiology Billing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment