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Five Biggest Medical Practice Collections Mistakes

Is the money your practice deserves floating out of the front door? Get it back by avoiding these common pitfalls. 

Also, view a recent webinar in which Raemarie Jimenez of AAPC discusses common coding mistakes and how to avoid them.

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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.

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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The retail pharmacy chain recently replaced an established drug with a replacement. It's a move that, in one doctor's opinion, usurps physician autonomy.

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Two lawyers share a way that healthcare providers can challenge insurer recoupments in the ongoing struggle with payers relating to provider reimbursement.

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This MD misses the day when the decisions in care were made by her — the doctor — and the patients. Today, the insurance company has a say.

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During these early days of ICD-10 payers are accepting codes that aren't quite as specific as they should be. This won't last forever.

The early returns on ICD-10 from payers and a clearinghouse have been positive. Yet, no one is ready to pop the champagne and celebrate quite yet.

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