Tag Archives for Medical Billing and Coding Topics

The 12 Claims of Christmas (Part 1)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again! The Christmas season is here and it’s time for all the magical things we lo forward to all year long. Christmas music, baking coies with children and grandchildren, loing at lights, visiting Santa, shopping til’ we drop, and eating until we can’t eat any! Oh yeah, and getting hurt. Lots of people getting hurt. The holidays are glorious for the most part, but then there’s the not so glorious parts. Like Continue Reading

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The Physician Query: What Every Coder Wants You To Know

Query! Query! Query! Who are these people and what do they want from me?   Whether you are a physician who practices medicine in the inpatient or outpatient setting, you have probably been hunted down by a medical biller, coder or clinical documentation improvement specialist.   This group of “hunters and gatherers” are quite astute and tenacious and their weapon of choice is the QUERY! They know their stuff and can sniff out any area in the chart that needs Continue Reading

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Medical Billing for Private Practices: Don’t You Want to Get Paid?

In some scenarios, in-house medical billing is efficient than outsourcing. However, the key is always to generate the highest return on investment. In most all cases, a medical billing company can save you money on overhead costs, employee wages, reduce the risk of errors, provide consistency and make you money too.

Filed Under: Medical Billing and Coding Topics, Practice Management Tips

Race to the ICD-10 Finish Line

Preparing for the ICD-10 October 1, 2014 is right around the corner, and since medical billing and coding is what we do best here at Capture, ICD-10 is foremost in our minds. Below is an infographic we came across on the upcoming ICD-10 implementation by TEK Systems. Healthcare organizations must comply with the ICD-10 code sets so you have to be prepared. ICD-10 has over 187,000 codes so get ready because the race is on! Are you ready for ICD-10?  Continue Reading

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Students Guide to Health and Fitness

Hitting the Bos and the Gym Another summer has just about flown by, and soon school will be back in session. Most college students feel they don’t have time to work out because their school schedules are so hectic. Believe it or not hitting the gym and the bos can go hand in hand to create a healthy and successful student. This infographic provided by our friends at Best Colleges On provides all the information a student needs to stay Continue Reading

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