Top 15 Primary Care Podcasts You Must Follow in 2020

1. Frankly Speaking About Family Medicine Boston, Massachusetts, United States About Podcast A weekly podcast series covering newsworthy topics in primary care medicine....

How to get strong results for reimbursement of radiology claims?

“Radiology is the science that uses medical imaging to diagnose and sometimes also treat diseases within the body.” A variety of imaging techniques are used to...

Top 10 Medical Billing and Coding Companies in Texas

Medical billing companies work with claims and services offered by a healthcare organizations or providers and send them directly to insurance companies or individuals...

No-fault insurance injury/illness Denial CO-21

  In the same way insurance will deny the claim with CO-21 Denial Code – This injury/illness is the liability of the no-fault carrier, when the...

Imaging Services – Updated MRI CPT Codes 2021

Below is the list of MRI CPT Codes 2021 and Imaging Services to help Medicare Billers and Coders. ORBIT, FACE & NECK 70540- W/O CONTRAST 70543- W/O...

Medicare Telehealth Coding as of April 30

Healthcare providers are granted even more latitude for use of telehealth services during the COVID-19 public health emergency. On a Friday, at month-end, the Centers...

Maryland governor shoots down funding for drug affordability board

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on May 7 vetoed state funding for the Prescription Drug Affordability Board,...

Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the U.S

The Chartis Center for Rural Health recently released its annual list of the top 20 critical...

CPT Codes for CT Scan and Imaging Services

Based on our experience in Medical Billing and Coding Industry, we have complied a list of CPT Codes for CT Scan and Imaging Services...

Future of Medical Coders with Computer Assisted Coding System

Technology has finally arrived that is radically changing the process of medical coding in health information management. Computer assisted coding (CAC) automatically generates medical...

The key to increase financial growth of an outsourced medical billing service

Practice management in medical billing is to shift the heavy lifting around getting paid, so that the physician or healthcare provider, who outsourced medical...

Denial Reason CO-50: Non-Covered Services Medical Necessity

  Denial Code CO 50 – These are non-covered services because this is not deemed medical necessity by the payer The Insurance Company will deny the...

Telehealth care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Telemedicine and virtual care have quickly emerged as essential equipment in being concerned in your patients while keeping yourself and your personnel secure as...

Denial Code CO 47: Diagnosis Missing or Invalid

  Denial Code CO 47: Diagnosis Missing or Invalid   Insurances Company will be denying the claim with  CO 47 Denial Code: This (these) diagnosis (es) is...

Non Covered Services Denial Code CO 46

  What do you do when you are presented with a patient who needs treatment but The patient’s insurance company will not pay for the...

5 Private payer policies regarding the COVID-19 pandemic you should know!

We are closely monitoring private payer policies regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The following answers are based on information from each payer’s respective website. Policies...

Pandemic may last 2 years; remdesivir approved for emergency use

1. The COVID-19 pandemic will likely last for 18 to 24 months until herd immunity is...

CMS releases updated billing and coding FAQs for COVID-19

CMS updated it's novel coronavirus (COVID-19) billing and coding FAQs on April 9 to mirror recent rules, new waivers, and emergency regulations. The new...

Updated List of Freestanding Emergency Rooms in Texas

  What is a Freestanding Emergency Room? A freestanding emergency department (FSED) is a licensed facility that is structurally separate and distinct from a hospital and...

How Telehealth Services Factor Into Risk Adjustment

2020 has proven to be one of the most complex, busiest times in healthcare — in the 21st century, anyway. In January, we were...

Toll Free Phone Numbers and Websites of MVA & Auto Insurance Companies in New York

Below is the list of toll-free phone numbers and websites at which patients and billing companies may contact MVA & Auto Insurance Companies. Insurance...

Denial & Adjustment Code CO-43: Gramm-Rudman Reduction

  Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act, officially the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, U.S. budget deficit reduction measure. The law provided for automatic spending cuts...

New COVID-19 Antibody Testing Codes from AMA

During an emergency meeting in response to the COVID-19 crisis, the American Medical Association (AMA) convened the CPT® Editorial Panel to approve a new...

Hospital Labs to Share COVID-19 Data

U.S. hospitals recently received a letter from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), on behalf of Vice President Michael Pence, requesting they...

Insurance Denial CO 38: Services Not Authorized by Providers

Insurance Denial CO 38: Services Not Authorized by Providers There are a number of reasons that insurance providers require prior authorization, including age, medical necessity,...