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Billing
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Coding

Jessica ShortDecember 9, 2019

How Independent Providers Can Solve Four Common Errors in Medical Billing and Coding

For modern medical practices, financial health is often challenged due to shrinking reimbursements and increased scrutiny over coding practices. Although medical billing and coding errors are usually from minor mistakes, these common errors can add up to a lot of lost revenue over the years and, for ...

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Billing
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Coding
Physician Services

R1 RCMSeptember 16, 2019

Four Questions You Should Ask Your Revenue Cycle Management Partner

With updated rules and a newly pruned reimbursement landscape, the uncertainty associated with the future of healthcare has not been made any clearer. In fact, the current environment may have seemed to muddy the waters further, making it even more difficult for healthcare institutions and independent clinicians ...

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Best Practices
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CMS
Coding

R1 RCMNovember 8, 2018

Recognizing the Importance of Innovation in Medical Coding

A significant portion of operational impact, support and overall compliance in healthcare services starts with coding. Medical coding helps the healthcare industry transform diagnoses, physician’s notes, and various medical services into a common language that ensures both the patient, provider and payers receive ...

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CMS
Coding
Medicare

R1 RCMJuly 24, 2018

2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule Brings Major Change

On July 12th, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) proposed rule. This annual update to the regulation makes changes to Medicare Part B reimbursements for services covered under this and other outpatient payment models.

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Coding
Emergency Medicine

Jerry MillerNovember 14, 2016

The Bullseye Goes Away With CPT® 2017 Code Changes

More than 700 code changes will be implemented with the American Medical Association 2017 updates to the Current Procedural Terminology, or CPT. Over half of these changes are related to the removal of the bullseye symbol.

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