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Articles on Medical Billing Basics

Revenue | Article

When we work with practices that are contemplating setting up a new medical billing department or...

By Laurie Morgan | 08/10/15
Revenue | Article

The number one question asked at your front desk is “Do you take my insurance?”. The ability of...

By Adria Schmedthorst | 08/04/15
Compliance | Article

The annual Office of Inspector General (OIG) Work Plan is a goldmine of information pertaining to...

By Lisa Eramo | 04/21/15
Article

There was already confusion about the correct use of surgical modifier 59. Physicians and coders...

By Betsy Nicoletti | 03/18/15
Revenue | Article

Healthcare is a dynamic industry, and physician practices must be able to adapt constantly by...

By Lisa Eramo | 02/24/15
Revenue | Article

As a follow up to the recent webinar, Getting Paid in 2015: What You Need to Know, speaker...

By Elizabeth Woodcock | 01/07/15
Revenue | Article

As the end of the year nears, it’s nice to look back at 2014 and recap some of the best tips from...

By Lea Chatham | 12/30/14
Revenue | Article

The 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) goes into effect April 1, 2015. While the current...

By Elizabeth Woodcock | 12/08/14
Revenue | Article

Managing chronic conditions is both time- and resource-intensive for physicians, many of whom spend...

By Lisa Eramo | 11/18/14
Revenue | Article

When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) began to allow for well visits, they sold the idea...

By Kathy Young | 07/18/14
Revenue | Article

Knowing your carrier’s policy is the key to billing transitional care management (TCM), Jill Young...

By Lisa Eramo | 05/07/14
Revenue | Article

These days, no practice can afford to take a financial hit. That’s why it’s important to understand...

By Lisa Eramo | 04/30/14
Article

In her recent medical billing webinar, Denial Management: Top Techniques that Get Claims Paid, ...

By Lea Chatham | 07/25/13
Revenue | Article

"She was bitten by a dog.  How much clearer can I be?” "He fell.  That’s what I wrote on the...

By Betsy Nicoletti | 05/23/12
Revenue | Article

Medical practices have been using Relative Value Units (RVUs) since they were adopted by Medicare...

By Sara Larch | 05/07/12
Revenue | Article

A journalist called me recently and asked, “Why do you think there is such a high denial rate for...

By Betsy Nicoletti | 05/07/12