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.
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.
The Basics of Incident-to Billing
Here are six basic requirements to meet incident-to guidelines and get properly reimbursed for your care.
Coding E&M for Preventive Services
This month's coding column looks at whether or not you can count addressing routine chronic conditions without a change in plan of care as E&M.
Five Often-Overlooked Areas of Medical Practice Risk
Physicians are first concerned with treating patients. But they are also business owners. It is a mistake not to review potential areas of risk.
Coding Questions: Collecting Copays from Annual Exams
What are the rules when it comes to completing chart notes after the time of service? Can doctors charge a copay for an annual exam?
As ICD-10 Enters Year Two, Practices Reflect on Transition
It's been one year since ICD-10 has come into effect. How did practices deal with the transition and what's next?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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