Tag Archives: Revenue Cycle Management

Healthcare Professionals – Looking For Free CEUs?

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services just released this weeks MLN Connects Provider News and there is a LOT of information to check out whether you are a participating or non-participating provider, medical coder/ biller or staff member working … Continue reading

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How to Guarantee Clean Claims With ICD-10

IMPROVE YOUR DOCUMENTATION AND READ THE ICD-10 GUIDELINES.  That really is the key to surviving the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10.  This process does not involve learning a new way to actually code – you follow the same steps as … Continue reading

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Will this study help Medical Billers and Coders get claims paid?

Medical billers and coders spend quite a bit of their day posting charges and payments or calling insurance companies to check status.  Does anyone actually know how long it takes to get the claim paid?  We all have an idea … Continue reading

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Vote AGAINST H.R. 4302

Copy this pic and email, tweet, send and share with your senators before Monday’s vote! Not sure how to reach them?  AHIMA provides their phone numbers here and clicking here is a site which offers direct links to their individual websites, … Continue reading

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Delaying ICD-10 is basically enabling those who won’t step up…

What would you say to a friend or family member who continues to support someone who doesn’t try, refuses to do “the right thing” and procrastinates time and time again at the expense and sacrifice of others?  You would say … Continue reading

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ICD-10 Delay? NO WAY!

My day actually started late last night when I closed my books after studying ICD-10-CM Guidelines, Conventions and coding scenarios for yet another day.  I closed my eyes while promising myself that when I woke up, I’d review a couple … Continue reading

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Why Cheat Sheets Should be Illegal for ICD-10-CM Coders

How many times have medical billers or coders in private practice offices relied on the infamous “cheat sheet” to get their job done? Oh, if only I had a dollar for every “cheat sheet” I reviewed that was outdated, incomplete … Continue reading

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If you can’t figure out the hype about ICD-10…

For most people working in healthcare, October 1 seems to bring about three different expressions – utter dread, excitement or a look that says “eh? What about it?” October 1, 2014 is the day ICD-10-CM-PCS will go into effect. If … Continue reading

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Ready for the new 1500 Claim Form?

Great summarized article on the changes taking effect April 1 – just a few short days away! Providers should be aware how this directly affects claims submissions. Even though your vendor or clearinghouse is ready doesn’t always mean YOU are. … Continue reading

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Do you work in healthcare?

This blog is for anyone who works with medical records and wants to be part of an open-discussion environment.  Everyone who works in healthcare is either responsible for the entries made or the use of that record in some way.  … Continue reading

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