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In the past, we've asked physicians what their favorite apps to recommend to patients or for clinical use. What about for fun? Here are some they like when there is downtime.
Set Your ICD-10 Goals for 2016
The ICD-10 transition will continue into the next year for practices. Here are some tips you’ll need to take in 2016.
Train Staff to Address ICD-10 Related Coder Shortage
With a dearth of coders thanks to the ICD-10 transition, some practices find that training current staff is the best way to get good coders.
Upcoding vs. Downcoding: Know the Difference
"Upcoding" means reporting a higher-level service or procedure or a more complex diagnosis, than is supported by medical necessity, medical facts, or the provider's documentation.
Wrongful Payer Denials: How to Handle Them Quickly
When you are wrongfully denied for a single code or entire claim, do you know what to do?
Modifier 58 vs. Modifier 79; Coding from Fourth-Year Residents
Answers from our coding expert on questions regarding bronchoscopy; modifier 58 vs. modifier 79; and fourth-year residents.
ICD-10 Poll Reveals Few Problems in Transition
Despite all the hoopla surrounding ICD-10, nearly half the practices polled by Physicians Practice had no problems in transitioning to the new code set.
Best Billing Strategies to Grow Revenue for Your Practice
Here are three best practices for large practices that need to increase billing efficiency and keep the revenue flowing.
Take Our Quiz on Medical Claims Processing and Denials
How much of an effect did the ICD-10 coding change have on claims processing? RemitDATA presents this quiz on Oct. 2015 claims information.
Test Your Medical Claims Knowledge
Take a quiz on CPT codes, denials, CARCs, and other medical claims information, using data from the first quarter of 2015 provided by RemitDATA.
Medical Billing and Collections Quiz
Test your patient collections knowledge with our interactive quiz, featuring claims and denial data from RemitDATA from the fourth quarter of 2014.
ICD-10 Preparation: 3 Tips for Early 2015
With the ICD-10 transition on the horizon, medical practices need to start preparing. Here are three tips to start with when the calendar flips to 2015.
15 Funny Fall ICD-10 Codes
Fall brings a new set of activities that may require new ICD-10 codes at your practice. Here's a list of 15 possible – and funny – autumn injuries.
Top 10 ICD-10 Diagnostic Codes from Oct. 1
Curious about the top ICD-10 codes being used by your peers? Here's a short list provided by EHR vendor Practice Fusion.
ICD-10: Key Changes for Primary Care
Here are some diagnoses primary-care physicians should pay attention to in order to code correctly and get properly reimbursed.
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