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Help Survive Audits by Ditching One Common Medical Billing Error

Is your medical practice guilty of upcoding patient visits at a higher level of service than your documentation supports? You may not even realize your doing it. There’s an easy way to evaluate how widespread this common practice is in your own medical billing office. Learn how.

Filed Under: Featured Medical Billing Articles, Medical Billing and Coding Topics, Medicare Billing Tips

How Is Your Medical Billing Department Doing?

How Is Your In-House Medical Billing Department Doing? Do you know how your medical billing department is doing? Most physicians would say “ay.” But how can you be sure? The only way is to receive insurance aging reports on a monthly basis from your billing department.  These reports will show you how long it’s taking for your claims to be paid—30, 60, 90, 120, or days. But are the reports you are getting accurate? Are you even getting reports? Continue Reading

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