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Basics For OB/GYN Billings

Submitted by • July 26, 2019

The global obstetric (OB) code should be billed whenever one practitioner or practitioners of the same group provide all components of the patient’s obstetrical care, including; 4 or more antepartum visits, delivery, and postpartum care. The number of antepartum visits ...

Relieving Regulatory Burdens On Small Practices And Solo Providers

Submitted by • July 16, 2019

Regulatory burdens on small practices and solo providers have never been greater, including MIPS/MACRA, HIPAA, patient-centric engagement, as well as the need to comply with fee-for-service and value-based care contract requirements.

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Submitted by • June 6, 2019

An updated database of over 600 articles and counting gives you rich information about the following topics. These can keep you updated and also take some informed decisions irrespective of whether you are a small provider or an established head ...

What Is An Ideal Denial Percentage? Yes, There Will Always Be Some Denials

Submitted by • May 22, 2019

The denial rate represents the percentage of claims denied by payers during a given period and quantifies the effectiveness of your revenue cycle management process. A low denial rate indicates a healthy cash flow.

Essential Tips For Handling Cardiology Coding And Billing

Submitted by • April 25, 2019

Cardiology billing and coding comes with multiple procedure rules, complex contractual adjustments, and codes that change regularly. CPT code assignment has the potential to be challenging, particularly when modifiers are used, and staying up to date with new codes, code revisions, and ...

CAQH And Insurance Credentialing

Submitted by • April 19, 2019

The mission of CAQH is to improve health care access and quality for patients, and at the same time, reduce the paperwork and hassle for health care providers and their office staff. The objective is to only fill out your ...

Increasing Patient Retention

Submitted by • March 7, 2019

The term “patient retention” makes you feel that you are a marketing guy. But the truth is, marketing has become a necessary skill if you want to stay afloat and prosper- whether you are an insurance carrier, hospital, or private ...

How To Utilize Patient Waiting Time For Better Patient Satisfaction?

Submitted by • February 27, 2019

We can utilize this waiting time for providing clinical, financial education and ultimately increasing overall patient engagement. A small gesture toward patient engagement can go a long way in terms of patient retention and satisfaction.

Using Modifier 59 (Distinct Procedural Service) Effectively

Submitted by • February 21, 2019

When used appropriately, coding modifiers help practices code appropriately and collect revenue to which they’re entitled. The key here is -when used appropriately. A modifier should never be used just to get higher reimbursement or to get paid for a procedure that ...

Radiology Billing And Coding: Best Practices And Changes For 2019

Submitted by • January 30, 2019

Accurate Radiology billing and coding require an excellent working knowledge of current coding rules, cardiology specific codes, and compliance standards. Even small mistakes in cardiology billing and coding can result in denials that lower your practice revenue.