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CAQH And Insurance Credentialing

Submitted by • about 1 day ago

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.

Wound Care Billing Guidelines 2019

Submitted by • December 28, 2018

Not only is wound coding and documentation is a daunting task, but also attracts intense inspection from auditors, with severe financial penalties for mistakes. And it’s only gotten more challenging with the new ICD-10 changes.

Is Outsourced HCC Coding The Right Choice For Your Practice?

Submitted by • November 29, 2018

HCC is also known as hierarchical condition category bank on ICD-10coding. The coding is assigned to risk scores to patients. Each HCC is mapped to a precise ICD-10 code.

Gear Up For Cardiology Coding Guidelines 2019

Submitted by • November 26, 2018

You’d be facing e a whole slew of cardiology coding and reimbursement changes in 2019 – and if the preview of the ICD-10-CM updates has given you the clue of the awaiting changes, you should know that there are a ...

Prepare Your Cardiology Practice With These Key Cardiology Coding Guidelines

Submitted by • November 14, 2018

With the rollout of ICD 10; the billing, coding, documentation, compliance, and auditing have become the buzzword in the healthcare industry. All these are going to have a massive impact on your practice’s revenue cycle. Hence; to meet the compliance standards and ...

Murphy Signed Out-of-Network Healthcare Billing Law In New Jersey

Submitted by • October 12, 2018

In a statement, Gov. Murphy said, “Today, we are closing the loophole and reigning in excessive out-of-network costs to prevent residents from receiving that ‘big surprise’ in their mailbox.” “At the same time, we are making health care more affordable ...