A lot of dental practices shy away from dental-medical cross coding. The excuses that dentists give can...
Medical practitioners have a lot to do when it comes to handling the patient from start to finish. With the continued changes in the health care laws, it is not easy to keep up. Higher deductibles and co-pays cause patients to be discouraged and if the doctor has to spend more time in his or […]
One of the most challenging things about medical coding(ICD-10) today is the complexity of the different coding systems. To meet your goals for A/R days and keep your revenue cycle running smoothly, your coding staff needs to be able to quickly and efficiently prepare and submit claims for processing.
Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is the most common infections that patients acquire within healthcare facilities. According to a study published in BMC Health Services Research in May 2017, urinary tract infections in general account for up to 36 percent of the infections
In the United States today, an estimated 30.3 million people — about 9.4 percent of the total population — has diabetes. Patients with diabetes have to monitor their blood glucose levels regularly in order to make key health decisions related to diet and insulin dosage. The traditional way for patients with diabetes to test their […]
In last week’s post, we provided an overview of the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS). This code set is administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and is it used primarily to bill government payers (although some private payers also utilize the HCPCS code set).