Category Archives for Medical Billing and Coding Topics

Limit Your CPT® Code Set Updates to January? Here’s Why That’s a Bad Idea

Payers don’t accept eted CPT® codes, so your claims can’t succeed if your medical procedure codes are out of date. But do you know how often you need to update your CPT® code set? It may be often than you think. Here are some pointers to keep in mind to give your claims their best chance at accurate payment.

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Your Quick Guide to ICD-10-CM 2018 Myocardial Infarction Official Guideline Changes

Your myocardial infarction ICD-10-CM 2018 prep isn’t complete until you’ve mastered the changes to the ICD-10 Official Guiines. Separate out which guiines apply to type 1 MIs, and discover how the new focus on types affects your coding of subsequent MIs.

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Medical Billers and Coders: An Integral Part of the Healthcare Industry

Doctors and nurses often receive most of the attention in healthcare, but behind the scenes, many other professionals work hard to provide the best patient experience possible. Medical billers and coders are particularly important, and yet, few people understand the crucial role they play.

Filed Under: Healthcare Infographics, Medical Billing and Coding Topics