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Good medical billers have the know-how to process claims. But great billers are familiar with the intricacies of the system...
Detailed medical billing instructions, with screenshots.
Continue reading "The Medical Billing Process - Step By Step"
Where You Can Find Supporting Documentation to Support Your Appeal Reasons and Increase Your Chance of Getting the Claim Paid.
What does it mean to verify benefits and how does it differ from verifying patient insurance coverage?
Why is this important, how does it affect the daily job of the medical biller, and how do you do it?
Continue reading "Verification of Patient Insurance Coverage"
What are the special needs of a mental health biller and coder?
Step-by-step instructions for filling out the CMS 1450 form.
The connection between code linkage and medical necessity, and how it is documented in the medical record...
When is it best to outsource medical coding?
An explanation of the CPC-P certification offered by the AAPC, including everything you need to know about what it qualifies you for and how to get it...
Continue reading "CPC-P: Certified Professional Coder-Payer Certification"
Tips for increasing your skill, productivity, and professionalism as a medical transcriptionist.
An explanation of the CIRCC certification offered by the AAPC, including everything you need to know about what it qualifies you for and how to get it...
Continue reading "CIRCC: Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder"
Follow these tips to reduce your chances of getting a claim denied (and delayed)...
Continue reading "How to Avoid Reimbursement Delays in Insurance Claims"
Good medical billers have the know-how to process claims. But great billers are familiar with who pays the claims...
Continue reading "All About Health Insurance: Part 1 - How Insurance Companies Make Money"
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