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Articles on Medical Billing Basics

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
Revenue | Article

With today’s complex coding and reimbursement systems, it came as no surprise to discover that...

By Elizabeth Woodcock | 04/09/12
Revenue | Article

Remember in high school when your teacher assigned “compare and contrast” essays?  “Compare and...

By Betsy Nicoletti | 04/09/12
Revenue | Article

Dr. Julie Taitsman, Chief Medical Officer for the Office of Inspector General, gave a presentation...

By Kathy McCoy | 02/06/12
Revenue | Article

Did the physician insert a pacemaker or pacing cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD)? Did the pacemaker...

By Lisa Eramo | 01/25/12
Revenue | Article

“Medicare pays primary care clinicians for Behavioral Health services? Since when?” Here's a...

By Betsy Nicoletti | 01/09/12
Revenue | Article

"Isn’t the surgeon paid to do the pre-op visit? My schedule is filled with pre-operative exams...

By Betsy Nicoletti | 01/03/12
Management | Article

Under the Social Security Act, Medicare establishes a national fee schedule for physicians based...

By Bhagwan Satiani | 02/09/11
Revenue | Article

In general, people intend to honor their debts. Others, of course, are not as responsible. In...

By Kathy McCoy | 02/07/11
Management | Article

2011 brings significant challenges for professional fee billing. With medical reimbursements...

By Elizabeth Woodcock | 12/20/10
Revenue | Article

In today’s challenging reimbursement era, there seems to be no end in sight to the complexities of...

By Elizabeth Woodcock | 10/11/10