Has it been a while since your practice opened up its coding handbook? We talked to experts in the field, who shared some tips on how to optimize coding procedures at your practice.
Plus: 11 Common Coding Questions (and Answers)
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.
Hypertension Coding in the Age of Quality
How do physicians need to manage hypertension — from a coding perspective — in the age of quality-based care?
Coding Questions: Billing a Physical During a Follow-up
This month's coding questions include what to do with the ROS section of the EHR and whether or not to bill a physical during a follow-up.
Knowing Payers' Rules Can Save a lot of Money
Did you know that your insurance payers have very specific rules that you are required to follow? Don't leave money on the table.
Coding Questions: Definition of Direct Contact
Coding expert Bill Dacey answers questions on the correct definition of 'contact' and the 'mid-point rule' during a medical visit.
How to Choose Between Modifiers 25 and 57
When do you use modifier 25 or 57? Coding expert John Verhovshek explains the difference when coding an E&M service.
A Plan of Attack on Getting What You Owe from Payers
Your team of physicians, administrators and lawyers can help you get what you rightfully owe using data-driven tools.
Coding Quiz: 1st Half in Review
Take this quiz from RemitDATA on the coding trends in the first half of 2017.
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.
11 Common Coding Questions (and Their Answers)
Inaccurate billing and coding can have a direct and negative impact on a practice's bottom line. What are some common coding queries?
2016 Fee Schedule Survey Results
What do practices get paid for common codes? The results to the 2016 Fee Schedule Survey, featuring more than 1,100 respondents from across the country, provide the answers.
Five Documentation Tips that Reduce Audit Risk
It's never been more important to make sure your medical record documentation is complete, accurate, and complies with federal guidelines.
9 Tips for Surviving after the ICD-10 Grace Period Ends
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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