Billing And Coding (Coding)


  • If ICD-10 Is Delayed, Get Busy Anyway
    Imagine a child who has a report due the following day at school. He has procrastinated for several days and is just starting to panic, realizing he will never finish on time. But that night a winter storm moves in and snows enough that the schools are closed in the ...More
    July 17, 2012 Posted in Articles
  • Study: Patients are Confused About Medical Bills, Pricing
    SAN FRANCISCO—According to a new analysis from University of California, San Francisco, patients are all too often left in the dark about how and what hospitals charge for their medical care—even in the face of a mounting push nationally for consumers to have a voice in how ...More
    April 25, 2012 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • Show Me the Money: Collecting Patient Debt
    As patients assume more responsibility for payments, healthcare providers will increasingly be looking at methods and procedures to improve their collection on debts. Healthcare providers can improve their success by using technology to implement more ways for patients to ...More
    March 23, 2012 Posted in Content Library
  • New AMA Codes May Increase Access to Endoscopic Microscope
    PARIS―Mauna Kea Technologies, a producer of endomicroscopy products, this week announced that the American Medical Association's CPT (current procedural terminology) editorial panel has approved three Category I codes to cover use of Cellvizio in the gastrointestinal tract. ...More
    March 15, 2012 Posted in News
  • Advice for Collecting Patient Debt
    As patients assume more responsibility for payments, healthcare providers will increasingly be looking at methods and procedures to improve their collection on debts. Healthcare providers can improve their success by using technology to implement more ways for patients to ...More
    February 21, 2012 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues
  • AAPC Physician Services Announces 2012 Medical Compliance Toolkit
    SALT LAKE CITY―AAPC this week announced the release of a 2012 medical compliance toolkit. The toolkit allows healthcare professionals to create a fast and effective compliance plan for a medical practice covering HIPAA, OSHA, and CLIA laws and regulations, the AAPC said. ...More
    January 24, 2012 Posted in News
  • Nine Million Adults Lost Health Coverage During Recession
    An estimated 9.3 million American adults lost health insurance coverage as a result of decreased employment during the recession of 2007-09, according to a newly published study by researchers at Cornell, Indiana and Carnegie Mellon universities. ...More
    December 13, 2011 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • Preparing for ICD-10
    What does your facility need to do right now to prepare for ICD-10? ...More
    November 23, 2011 Posted in Articles, Disorders, Industry Issues, Procedures
  • What Do Numbers of 'New Insured' Mean?
    The estimates of the population without health insurance in the United States remained unchanged in 2010, as compared to 2009, reflecting the counteracting effects of not only the sluggish economic recovery but also the preliminary benefits of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), ...More
    September 27, 2011 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • AHIMA Survey: ICD-10 Implementation Improving
    As this week's passing of the Fall Equinox heralds the transition from one season into the next, so too is the clock running out for health care organizations that have yet to complete their planning and preparation for the impending transition to the ICD-10 coding system. ...More
    September 22, 2011 Posted in News, Industry Issues
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