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The Industry of Cosmetic Surgery: What Dermatologists, Plastic Surgeons and Otolaryngologists Needs to Know

The Industry of Cosmetic Surgery: What Dermatologists, Plastic Surgeons and Otolaryngologists Needs to Know

To look good is to feel good. This saying is so applicable for most men and women. Regardless of age, most people today are so concern on how they look. Not totally focusing to flaunt the physical appearance but when a person looks good, he/she feels good and it gives this positive outlook in life. …

Managing Medical Billing Accurately

Managing Medical Billing Accurately

A timely and accurate payment is crucial to be able to provide the thorough health care and attention each patient deserves. Pay systems also help fuel health institutions – so it’s a bummer for everyone if ROIs aren’t met due to billing inaccuracies. How can you make sure that your medical billing is being managed …

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 …

ICD-10 and Medical Billing

ICD-10 and Medical Billing

October 1, 2015 was the deadline for all medical facilities to officially switch medical coding and billing to the ICD-10 format. ICD-9 coding had been used since the 1970s, with periodic updates and expansions to the coding used. In 1999, ICD-10 was published and many developed nations of the world began to adopt the format. …

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 …

What impact will ICD-10 have on the practice?

What impact will ICD-10 have on the practice?

ICD-10 The much anticipated ICD-10 has been in the works for since 1983 and it promises to provide for greater accuracy in diagnostic coding. In fact, ICD-10 includes 155,000 codes which is a significant increase as compared to the 17,000 that were available in ICD-9CM. These greater coding options will be critical to accurate and …