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Medicare Eliminates Consultation Codes for Doctors

Now that Physicians cannot bill Medicare for consultations how will they get paid for patient care? Capture’s medical billing video explains how in easy to understand terms. Washington, DC (Vocus) – December 15, 2009 On January 1, 2010 Medicare will eliminate consultation codes. These codes are what healthcare providers submit to Medicare for reimbursement when a patient is seen for a medical consultation, whether in a provider’s office or hospital setting. Healthcare providers, coders and medical billers will have to Continue Reading

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Medicare Eliminates Consultation Codes

Medical Billing Video Helps explain the New Way to Code Consultations Specialty physicians code lots of consultations  but as of January 1, 2010 Medicare is eliminating all inpatient and outpatient consultation codes. This will make medical billing for consults complicated. So how are physicians suppose to bill for their services and get paid?  Lets take a lo at how by playing the video.      

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Video Released to Help Physicians Bill Insurance for the H1N1 Swine Flu

With Healthcare Reform just around the corner and all the new regulations already placed on physicians in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), Capture Billing & Consulting, Inc., is helping doctors and medical billers wade thorough and sort out information with its new Medical Billing Minute videos.  The one minute long videos will cover a multitude of topics relevant for today’s physicians to help them through the maze of coding, billing and compliance regulations. The first video walks physicians through how Continue Reading

Filed Under: Medical Billing and Coding Topics

Video Released to Help Physicians Bill Insurance for the H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine

Capture Billing & Consulting, an Outsource Medical Billing Company, produces one minute videos to help healthcare providers on topics including coding and billing for the H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine.  Washington, DC (Vocus) October 22, 2009 — With Healthcare Reform just around the corner and all the new regulations already placed on physicians in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), Capture Billing & Consulting, Inc., a medical billing and practice management company, is helping doctors and medical billers wade thorough Continue Reading

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Coders Elected President and Treasurer of Local American Academy of Professional Coders Chapter

Capture Billing is pleased to announce that two of its associates, Jackie Penna, CPC, and Nikki Hendrix, CPC, have been elected officers of the Leesburg Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).Jackie is currently the President-Elect and Nikki the Treasurer-Elect. They will take their offices on January 1st. The AAPC provides certified credentials to medical coders in healthcare facilities including physician offices, hospitals and medical billing companies. The Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credential is the gold standard Continue Reading

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Doctors Should Run Their Practices Like a Business

I was reading a blog post entitled ‘Doctor: Why I decided to join and insurance-free practice’ about a primary care physician joining a practice that does not take insurance because he was not making any money at his current practice. I help run a large physician’s practice and medical billing and consulting firm.  I hear doctors complaining about insurance reimbursements and requirements all the time.  In almost all cases the real reason for their complaining, after asking the right questions, has to Continue Reading

Filed Under: Featured Doctor Media, Featured Manager Media, Medical Billing and Coding Topics

Capture Billing Increases Network Security to Help Protect Patient Records

Medical Billing Company complies with Federal Red Flag Rules, HIPAA and HITECH Act guiines for network and data security to protect patient medical and financial records. (Washington, D.C.) September 9, 2009 – Capture Billing & Consulting, Inc., a medical billing and practice management consulting company located outside of Washington, DC, has contracted with Office Defender of Sterling, Virginia to provide network administration services, upgrade network security, stream encrypted backup procedures and implement disaster recovery protocols. With new governmental requirements for Continue Reading

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Capture Billing Poised to Help Physician Offices Implement ICD-10 Coding

Capture Billing & Consulting, an Outsource Medical Billing Company, takes on the burden of complex healthcare regulations and the costs of implementing ICD-10 to keep Medical Practices in compliance. (Washington, D.C.) June 4, 2009 – With the implementation of The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services new greatly expanded ICD-10 code set slated for mandatory compliance by Oct. 1, 2013, Capture Billing & Consulting, Inc. has begun training and establishing systems to help its physician clients with this difficult Continue Reading

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Capture Billing & Consulting Employees Provide Job Training for Medical Billers

Capture Billing employees help people who have been downsized or are reentering the workforce to obtain job training in the Medical Billing field at local colleges WASHINGTON, DC – Capture Billing & Consulting, Inc., a medical billing company located in South Riding, Virginia, recognizes the importance of ongoing education. Several Capture Billing employees now teach at the Loudoun Campus of Northern Virginia Community College as independent Medical Billing instructors for its Workforce Development and Continuing Education program. The program offers Continue Reading

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