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  • How are Claims Filed? A Look at the Medical Billing and Coding Workflow How are Claims Filed? A Look at the Medical Billing and Coding Workflow
    How are Claims Filed? A Look at the Medical Billing and Coding Workflow Understanding how medical bills are processed is important for doctors and patients alike. Although there are slight variations, the medical billing and coding workflow typically follows a similar pattern from start to finish-below is an overview. Patient Check-in and Checkout When patients … Continue reading "How are Claims Filed? A Look at the Medical Billing and Coding Workflow"...
  • Obamacare Repeal Medical Billing and Coding How an Obamacare Repeal could Affect Medical Billing and Coding
    How an Obamacare Repeal could Affect Medical Billing and Coding A stated goal of the incoming Trump administration is healthcare reform, specifically repealing Obamacare. Is this a good idea, and what would the possible effects be on the medical billing and coding industry? Here’s what we know so far. Effects of a Repeal According to … Continue reading "How an Obamacare Repeal could Affect Medical Billing and Coding"...
  • Handling your own Medical Billing and Coding Functions? Here are Some Things you Must Do Handling your own Medical Billing and Coding Functions? Here are Some Things you Must Do
    Handling your own Medical Billing and Coding Functions? Here are Some Things you Must Do Many physicians prefer to handle their own medical billing and coding functions in-house. If you are one of them, there are a few other things you must be doing as well if you are to avoid audits and keep the … Continue reading "Handling your own Medical Billing and Coding Functions? Here are Some Things you Must Do"...
  • AdobeStock_115466448 Top Reasons for Medical Claim Denials
    Top Reasons for Medical Claim Denials Claim denials are inevitable, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things you can do to reduce their number. If your practice has a denial rate of more than four percent, it could be due to one of these common medical billing and coding errors. #1. Incorrect Patient Information An … Continue reading "Top Reasons for Medical Claim Denials"...

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  • Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports
    Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports Aged receivables are a measure of your practice’s financial health. However, many aged receivable reports tell only part of the story. A thorough analysis ensures you do not leave money on the table, and here are a few things you should look for. What … Continue reading "Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports"...
  • Medical Spa Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice
    Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice Declining reimbursement rates have left physicians around the country scrambling for new revenue streams. One way that many practices are increasing profits is by adding medical spa or “medspa” services such as Botox® injections or microdermabrasion. If you too are considering a jump into this … Continue reading "Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice"...
  • Dentist Medical Billing What Every Dentist Must Know about Medical Billing and Coding
    What Every Dentist Must Know about Medical Billing and Coding Although most dental procedures are filed with a patient’s dental insurer, some are medically necessary and must therefore be submitted to a health plan. For many dentists this can create a problem, since dental claims normally do not require a diagnosis code. Here are some … Continue reading "What Every Dentist Must Know about Medical Billing and Coding"...
  • How are Claims Filed? A Look at the Medical Billing and Coding Workflow How are Claims Filed? A Look at the Medical Billing and Coding Workflow
    How are Claims Filed? A Look at the Medical Billing and Coding Workflow Understanding how medical bills are processed is important for doctors and patients alike. Although there are slight variations, the medical billing and coding workflow typically follows a similar pattern from start to finish-below is an overview. Patient Check-in and Checkout When patients … Continue reading "How are Claims Filed? A Look at the Medical Billing and Coding Workflow"...
  • Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports
    Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports Aged receivables are a measure of your practice’s financial health. However, many aged receivable reports tell only part of the story. A thorough analysis ensures you do not leave money on the table, and here are a few things you should look for. What … Continue reading "Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports"...
  • Medical Spa Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice
    Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice Declining reimbursement rates have left physicians around the country scrambling for new revenue streams. One way that many practices are increasing profits is by adding medical spa or “medspa” services such as Botox® injections or microdermabrasion. If you too are considering a jump into this … Continue reading "Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice"...
  • Dentist Medical Billing What Every Dentist Must Know about Medical Billing and Coding
    What Every Dentist Must Know about Medical Billing and Coding Although most dental procedures are filed with a patient’s dental insurer, some are medically necessary and must therefore be submitted to a health plan. For many dentists this can create a problem, since dental claims normally do not require a diagnosis code. Here are some … Continue reading "What Every Dentist Must Know about Medical Billing and Coding"...

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  • Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports
    Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports Aged receivables are a measure of your practice’s financial health. However, many aged receivable reports tell only part of the story. A thorough analysis ensures you do not leave money on the table, and here are a few things you should look for. What … Continue reading "Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports"...
  • Medical Spa Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice
    Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice Declining reimbursement rates have left physicians around the country scrambling for new revenue streams. One way that many practices are increasing profits is by adding medical spa or “medspa” services such as Botox® injections or microdermabrasion. If you too are considering a jump into this … Continue reading "Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice"...