7 Billing and Coding Mistakes to Avoid in Year 2022

Challenges in Securing Reimbursements For any practice owner, submitting error-free claims and securing accurate insurance reimbursements is the most important and at the same time most challenging task. Things even get worse due to sloppy billing and coding mistakes practices.  As per CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services), Medicare, claims worth $6.25 billion in […]


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Making a Stronger RCM Team in 2022

A recent survey of U.S. healthcare organizations highlighted declining reimbursements as a top industry challenge. The COVID-19 pandemic changed payer billing guidelines, and reimbursement policies made receiving accurate reimbursement tougher. Reimbursement complications often lead to documentation and coding inaccuracies leading to increased claim denials. The healthcare reimbursement process requires complicated steps and, at each turn, […]


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Surprise Medical Billing for Anesthesiologists

Basics of Surprise Medical Billing Out-of-network billing, or ‘surprise medical billing,’ occurs when a patient receives a bill for the difference between the out-of-network provider’s fee and the amount covered by the patient’s health insurance, after co-pays and deductibles. These bills can be unanticipated by patients, who often assume that facility-based providers, including anesthesiologists, are […]


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Basics of EDI Enrollment with Medicare FFS

What is EDI Enrollment? For a provider is trying to enroll with Medicare FFS, they must first establish an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) agreement with Medicare. EDI is the process of using nationally established standards to exchange electronic information between business entities. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) adopted certain electronic standards for […]


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Is Outsourcing Billing, the Right Option for Me?

Medical billing which is part of Revenue Cycle Management represents all activities resulting in receiving accurate payment for services rendered to a patient. Medical billing and coding require specialized knowledge and specific skills which can’t be always handled by providers. There are a number of pieces to the puzzle that go from patients visiting your […]


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Effective RCM Strategies to Collect Maximum Patient Responsibility

Patients’ financial responsibility is on the rise as more patients are choosing high-deductible health plans (HDHP). Increasing patient responsibility is an ongoing trend that does not seem to be slowing down in the near future. Providers report many challenges with responding to growing patient financial responsibility. Given the increased payment responsibility, being able to determine […]


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Providing Non-Essential Services Using Virtual Care

In March of 2020, the CDC asked physicians to provide non-essential care with virtual care in order to reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure. But now post-pandemic landscape, many physicians have adopted virtual solutions in order to provide quality care for marginally healthy groups. Virtual care gives physicians risk-free, reliable ways to offer non-essential care […]


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Benchmarking Financial Performance of Radiology Practices

Benchmarking involves comparing business statistics to historical data or to the same type of data gathered across a wider spectrum. This is only one statistic, or metric, that can be used to evaluate a practice’s performance. In addition to physician productivity, practices often measure their quality of service and financial performance against internal goals or […]


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