We sharing valuable information for clients and friends through the Capture Billing blog! This week, we are even MORE excited to join partners across the country for the #NIVW2016 Blog-A-Thon and social media blitz in support of National Influenza Vaccination Week.
Are Your Patients Ready For Mobile Health? My friend Teresa Iafolla over at eVisit recently wrote a post listing 32 fascinating mobile health statistics. Teresa and her team did a quick survey of the top reports about mobile health. Together they complied a list 32 must-know stats that doctors and practice administrators need to be aware of about mobile health.
Although telemedicine services were once considered a passing trend, the demand is now growing exponentially. Medical practices are starting to begin to implement telemedicine for their patients. Here are 5 tips to ensure you maximize telemedicine billing in your practice.
Medical billers need answers right now to their telemedicine billing and coding questions. How should I bill telemedicine? What codes should I use? How does telemedicine pay?
[ICD-10 VIDEO]In this first in a series of ICD-10 training videos, in less than 3 minutes, you’ll learn:
– The basics of ICD-10
– Why a new code set is desperately needed
– The primary differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes
– What to expect if you don’t successfully make the switch
Capture Billing is proud to be listed as on of the Top 100 Healthcare Blogs on the internet with our Medical Billing and Coding Blog. Our and other blogs allow members of the medical community – and even those outside the healthcare industry – to keep up on trends, data, reimbursements and treatments.
5 Tips to Improve Medical Billing Guest post by Erin Palmer, US News University Directory In this challenging economy, families still need medical care but may not have the means to pay for it when the bill comes due. This can prove challenging for medical billing agencies. In such a climate, medical billing services need to increase their effectiveness and efficiency in order to get the best results for their physician and medical facility clients. Consider these tips to improve Continue Reading
Medicare Billing for Well Woman Exam Using Codes G0101 and Q0091 and Annual Wellness Visits AWV G0438 and G0439 As we are all aware, Medicare now allows for the Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) G0438 or subsequent AWV G0439, but how does this relate to an annual Well Woman Exam? IT DOESN’T. An annual Well Woman Exam is a completely separate evaluation and management service from an AWV, and unless the provider specifically evaluates a patient for both the AWV and Continue Reading
Initial Preventative Physical Exam (IPPE) G0402 is Known as the “Welcome to Medicare Visit” to Most Medical Billers What is a Welcome to Medicare visit, and how do you bill for it? Let’s see if I can help to explain and to point you in the right direction for information. A patient who has just qualified for Medicare Part B is allowed this once-in-a-lifetime benefit within the first 12 months of Medicare eligibility. Medicare calls this exam the Initial Continue Reading
Medicare provides coverage for Annual Wellness Visits. This benefit was included in the Affordable Care Act of 2010. Medicare has come up with two HCPCS codes for these well visits for medical billing purposes. The codes are G0438 and G0439.