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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"...
  • 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"...
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Cross Training Medical Billers and Coders Advantages and Disadvantages of Cross Training Medical Billers and Coders
    Advantages and Disadvantages of Cross Training Medical Billers and Coders Medical billers and medical coders perform similar tasks, so it is only natural to wonder whether or not they should be cross trained. Here are some pros and cons for you to consider before making your decision. Advantages of Cross Training When it comes to … Continue reading "Advantages and Disadvantages of Cross Training Medical Billers and Coders"...
  • Your Medical Practice is a Business-It’s Time you Treated it as Such Your Medical Practice is a Business-It’s Time you Treated it as Such
    Your Medical Practice is a Business-It’s Time you Treated it as Such During medical school, you were taught about the various diseases of the body and how to treat them. What you probably did not learn is the business management skills that are required to become successful. If you want to make a living, you’ll … Continue reading "Your Medical Practice is a Business-It’s Time you Treated it as Such"...
  • Chiropractors: Avoid these Common Medical Billing and Coding Errors Chiropractors: Avoid these Common Medical Billing and Coding Errors
    Chiropractors: Avoid these Common Medical Billing and Coding Errors Seeing a chiropractor is one of the best ways to save money on medical expenses, particularly for those who have suffered an injury. According to a survey published in the Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, patients with a workplace injury who see a chiropractor first return to … Continue reading "Chiropractors: Avoid these Common Medical Billing and Coding Errors"...
  • Take These Steps to Reduce Aged Receivables Take These Steps to Reduce Aged Receivables
    Take These Steps to Reduce Aged Receivables Aged receivables are inevitable in any practice; however, too many of them can put your livelihood in jeopardy. Fortunately, keeping up with past-due accounts is easy when you keep the following things in mind. Evaluate Payors Evaluate the different insurance companies you deal with on a regular basis … Continue reading "Take These Steps to Reduce Aged Receivables"...
  • 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"...
  • RNs Make Great Medical Coders - Here’s Why RNs Make Great Medical Coders - Here’s Why
    RNs Make Great Medical Coders – Here’s Why Registered nurses play a vital role in caring for patients, but unfortunately are subject to burnout due to long working hours and on-the-job stress. If you are an RN who is suffering from burnout, you may want to consider a career as a medical billing and coding … Continue reading "RNs Make Great Medical Coders – Here’s Why"...

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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"...