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Optimizing Coding for Your Cardiology Practice

Optimizing Coding for Your Cardiology Practice

A cardiology practice faces special challenges when it comes to medical coding. Coders need to be able to transcribe physician notes and code with a high degree of accuracy. Failure to do so can affect patient outcomes and reimbursements, both of which can be devastating. In order to optimize coding in a cardiology practice, consider …

Why Medical Billing Services Are So Important for Pediatricians

Why Medical Billing Services Are So Important for Pediatricians

Pediatricians help to keep children healthy and safe, which is no small feat. A pediatrics practice is different from other types of medical offices in several ways. These differences make medical billing services even more helpful and beneficial for pediatrics offices than for other types of practices. Pediatricians Spend More Time with Patients Pediatricians tend …

5 Benefits of Outsourcing Medical Billing

5 Benefits of Outsourcing Medical Billing

Medical billing is the process of filling out and submitting necessary forms in order to claim funds owed by insurance companies for services provided to patients. Medical billing is extremely important for all types of medical practices, but may be the single most mundane task performed in the office. For many medical offices, outsourcing can …

The Importance of Accurate and Ethical Medical Billing

The Importance of Accurate and Ethical Medical Billing

In a recent case in Georgia, the Grady Health System reached a settlement in a case for approximately 3 million dollars. Grady was sued by the state for allegedly using inaccurate medical coding to turn more of a profit. The Grady Health System and the State of Georgia have since reached a settlement for 2.95 …