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Getting Paid in a New Era

Practices have to get tougher about patient collections in this era of high-deductible plans.  Here are a few collection strategies that can reduce this potential headache.

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The ICD-10 transition will continue into the next year for practices. Here are some tips you’ll need to take in 2016.

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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.

While the ICD-10 grace period was relevant to only CMS, there is still work to be done. Here are nine steps practices can take to ensure post Oct. 1, they are ready.

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This month's coding questions tackle whether physicians in the same group practice in the same specialty have to bill as a single doctor.

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In the world of coding, here's why an attending physician is not really allowed to attest to an NP consult. Also, what are comparative billing reports?

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Can you code when a patient is so distraught an appropriate history cannot be obtained, nor can a mental status exam be performed?

How to institute vaccine administration codes for patients who are older than 19 years of age. Also, guidance on follow-up codes in electronic billing.

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