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Identify Coding Pitfalls to Avoid Common Claim Errors

Coding errors accounted for 8.7 percent of improper payments made by Medicare in 2018, which cost over $2.75 billion. To avoid costly denials and potential payback demands, it’s essential to review code guidelines before submitting your claims. If your practice … Continue reading

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AMA Releases 335 CPT Changes For 2019

The American Medical Association (AMA) announced the release of the 2019 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set on 5th Sept 2018. There are 335 code changes in the new CPT edition reflecting the CPT Editorial Panel and the health care … Continue reading

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The Challenges Faced by Primary Care Physicians and Possible Solutions

The shortage of primary care physicians in the United States will soon worsen due to the added pressure on resources because of healthcare policy changes by the government. The rising numbers of elderly people in the country is also putting … Continue reading

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Seeking Possible Solution to Intensifying Medical Billing Documentation

“Beset with spiraling Medicare expenditure amidst a rather volatile economy, the Federal Government policy of linking physician reimbursement to quality outcomes will not only test physicians’ level of quality medical care, but also how they are going to document patient … Continue reading

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Tackling the challenges faced by Physicians while treating Geriatrics

The Challenges in Geriatric Medicine The projected population of geriatrics is about 19.7 percent of the total population by the year 2030, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In light of such projections, it becomes clear that physicians and … Continue reading

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