Using EHR Medical Coding Shortcuts May Put Physicians at Higher Audit Risk and Increase Billing Denials

Posted by Practice Management Institute on Nov 5, 2017 10:54:01 AM

Medical coding errors can cause considerable damage to both patients and providers in the form of inaccurate medical bills and lost revenue for the medical office. The best practice is to employ well-trained and qualified staff to ensure that correct claims are submitted for reimbursement the first time.

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Coding Guidelines and Preparation for Zika Virus

Posted by Practice Management Institute on Nov 7, 2016 11:00:58 AM

Zika first hit the Americas in March of 2015, from tourists who traveled to Brazil to watch the World Cup. According to the CDC, as of August 31, 2016, there have been 2,722 cases of Zika in the U.S., 35 of those cases were contracted within the country.  All 35 cases were contracted in Florida. It is predicted that Zika will spread most prevalently in locations where Brazilians often travel to and where the Aedes Mosquito that carries the Zika virus lives.

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Outsourced Billing and Coding – Compliance Risks

Posted by Practice Management Institute on Nov 27, 2012 8:29:02 AM

Written By: Robert Liles

Originally found at: http://www.lilesparker.com/2012/08/16/outsourced-billing-compliance-risks/

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