2018 Medical Coding Articles & Resources

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Recent Medical Coding Articles

Top Coding Errors for Physician Practices
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the results from their Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) earlier this year. This article focuses on the most common coding errors identified in the report to help you understand how to prevent them from occurring at your practice.
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Documentation and Coding Tips for MACRA Success
If your practice aims for success under MACRA, a good first area of focus is clinical documentation and coding as these elements impact nearly all aspects of value-based care reporting and can greatly impact your bottom line when optimized.
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Preventing Regulatory and Commercial Payer Audits
It is crucial for healthcare providers to understand what triggers an audit and what measures to take to prevent an audit of their practice. Learn how to safeguard your practice in this article from our compliance experts.
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How the Right Coding Team Can Restore Revenue Cycle Health
Today’s dynamic healthcare economy demands efficiency in all practice areas in order to achieve desired outcomes in patient care and provider compensation alike. Missing documentation, overlooked details, and processing errors all contribute to delays in reimbursement as well as potential compliance issues.
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How Should Physician Practices Approach the Revised CMS Student Documentation Rules?
There is much excitement but some reservation in the academic practice community about changes to the requirements for student and teaching physician documentation. Learn the pros and cons in this article.
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Regulatory Changes Affecting Physician Reimbursement in 2018
This article highlights provisions of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and other related regulations that impact practice reimbursement in 2018.
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2018 Coding Changes That Will Affect Physician Practices
Learn about the new and revised codes in 2018 based on their adoption by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for use in the Medicare program.
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