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6 ways to overcome cardiology billing challenges!

Cardiology is a specialty that sees rapid development in technology and cardiovascular procedures. There should be no knowledge deficit regarding ICD-/CPT codes for claims to be reimbursed, as it is accurate coding that gets physicians paid. There are other challenges in cardiology billing and coding, such as documentation not up to standard, human errors and not using combination codes correctly.

To have a successful cardiology revenue cycle and to overcome billing challenges, the following six ways will help. (more…)

Chiropractic Billing: 5 ways to augment your revenue

Chiropractic billing needs a lot of careful attention and can be time-consuming. These services are specialized and reimbursement of claims carries several restrictions. Medicare has many restrictions and commercial payors may have a lesser number. Documentation of medical necessity is critical to get claims paid. Most importantly, payors will reimburse only treatment of the spine by manual manipulation to correct a subluxation of one of the vertebral joints.

Even with restrictions laid out by payors, there are ways to augment your practice’s revenue. (more…)

Ambulance Billing: Best Practices to Maximize Revenue

 

Ambulance transportation is a reimbursable service when the patient’s health condition is such that using any other transportation method would endanger the patient’s health.

Ambulance services are handled by paramedics and other medical professionals. They are well trained and equipped to carry out the first aid and transportation.  Ambulance Billing and coding are best done by professionals who are certified and trained in this work. (more…)