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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Payers don’t accept eted CPT® codes, so your claims can’t succeed if your medical procedure codes are out of date.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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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.

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Group Visits Increase Billing Revenue and Improve Quality of Care

Increase Revenue with Group Visits Patient expectations are rising and payors and regulators are demanding increased documentation and strict compliance with a rapidly expanding cadre of clinical practice guiines. If you’re loing for a way to stream processes, increase revenue and improve patient care, consider group visits. Group visits, sometimes called d medical appointments, provide an opportunity to increase capacity, and at the same educate patients and empower them to take active roles in the management of their health. Consider Continue Reading

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