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?

Inaccurate billing and coding can create a ripple effect through a practice. Not only can coding errors lead to an uptick in denials and delayed or lost revenues, it can also heighten tensions with patients upset by a prolonged and error-laden billing process. Plus with payers frequently updating specific coding guidelines, it can be difficult for staff to stay ahead of the curve and may often leave them frustrated as well.To get your billing back on track, experts shared common coding questions and their answers.Click here to download a PDF of this slideshow.Steph Weber is a freelance writer hailing from the Midwest. She writes about healthcare and small business, but finds her passion for the medical field growing in sync with the ever-changing healthcare laws.