3 billing codes physicians should use


You’re probably already doing the work. Get paid for more of it.

Doctors and practice administrators are always looking for how to maximize profits. As a coding/billing consultant, chart auditor, and educator, I’m often asked about ways to improve coding.

Here are three codes that I find are often misunderstood, underused, or unknown. Practices that know about these codes-and how to use them-may be able to earn additional reimbursement.

Disclaimer: This slideshow originally appeared in article form on Physicians Practice in 2018.

About the Author

Mike Enos, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC is a partner at Enos Medical Coding, based in Warwick, Rhode Island. He has more than 10 years of experience in medical coding, billing compliance, and revenue cycle management