Releasing medical records is a financial and legal nightmare just waiting to happen. Making things more complicated, hospital and physician practice medical record requests are governed by a variety of laws: federal and state.
Due to the epidemic of vaping related injuries and deaths, two agencies have released ICD-10-CM coding rules. Audits are finding you’re miscoding and omitting required codes. This can cost you delayed, unpaid and unsupported claims.
Before you kick out an animal and risk a $75,000 ADA violation, have front desk staff take two steps. Give them this infographic so they’re ready for the next dog, horse, snake, or parrot that comes in your door.
Find out if the amount you’re losing on patient no-shows warrants your 2020 focus. Download this user-friendly No-Show Calculator tool, and simply enter your scheduling details to find out the impact they are having on your practice.
This user-friendly eGuideincludes expert advice focusing on terminology you must know and understand, frequently asked questions and answers to the most common and complex scenarios you will encounter, and an application process checklist and flowchart that will allow you to outline and organize your processes every step of the way.
Starting January 1, 2020, in order to be reimbursed correctly, and avoid being targeted for a payer audit, it is essential that you review and accurately incorporate ALL relevant 2020 CPT procedural code changes. This free downloadable Excel tool summarizes and breaks down each of the new, deleted and revised codes by section.
Protect your practice with this Sample Mobile Device Policy for Acceptable Use template. You’ll prevent hefty HIPAA violations and fines that could result from the inappropriate use of mobile devices and unsuspected breaches.
This ready-to-go template to appeal modifier 59 denials will save you valuable time. Just copy and paste into a Word file, add the pertinent details, official guidelines and documentation – and your claim appeal can be out the door in less time than you ever imagined.
This ready-to-go template to appeal modifier 25 denials will save you valuable time. Just copy and paste into a Word file, add the pertinent details, official guidelines and documentation – and your claim appeal can be out the door in less time than you ever imagined.
Timely, accurate credentialing is imperative for a practitioner to see patients, bill insurance, and have hospital privileges. Because this can be a lengthy process with a lot of information to manage, your success often hinges on the caliber of the credentialing tools you use. But where can you find an easy-to-use tool that won’t make your head spin?
Download this recently-released FREE resource, 2019 Telemedicine Coding eGuide, and get answers to your most challenging and confusing telemedicine coding and reimbursement questions from nationally recognized coding trainer, Stephanie Thomas, CPC, CANPC.
The new 2019 diagnosis codes contain 324 changes (273 new, 21 deleted, and 30 revised codes going live). The good news is that you don’t have to dig through these hundreds of code changes alone. Available immediately, you can download the 2020 summary worksheets at no cost.
Your front desk is the main reason patients leave your practice. Equip your front desk staff with the proven strategies found in this exclusive, printer-ready infographic today to ensure your patients don’t walk out the door for good.
In one quick and easy flow chart, you’ll be able to determine if a claim should be filed incident-to or not. You’ll gain confidence in your NPP coding, and should see your NPP reimbursement boost and your denials decline.
Did you know that employees no longer with your practice are a significant driver of government HIPAA complaints, audits and penalties? One way to mitigate your risk from terminated employees, whether they left voluntarily or because you had to fire them, is to institute a termination checklist.
Incorrectly ending a physician-patient relationship can trigger costly patient abandonment consequences (in both time and money). But, with a little help, you CAN end a patient relationship without the worry of getting accused of wrongdoing, dealing with financial penalties and the stress of defending your actions. Follow these 10 expert steps and protect yourself and your practice today.
Boost post-discharge revenue and easily comply with detailed Medicare regulations for TCM CPT codes 99495 and 99496. Download this FREE TCM Documentation and Flow Sheet to easily document your communications and visits.