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With varying and constantly changing billing and coding requirements, how can you and your staff know what to do?
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Use these tools to make the billing process easier.
At-a-Glance Billing Guidelines
CMS-1500 Claim Form and Instruction Manual - NUCC
Billing Company Evaluation Matrix
Appeal Letter - Claim Check Criteria Denial
Appeal Letter - Services Incorrectly Denied or Reduced
Appeal Letter - Colorectal Cancer Screening Denial
Appeal Letter - Subrogation Information Request
A physician hires a nonphysician practitioner and establishes a standing delegation order for a specific course of treatment. … Read the rest of the scenario. Can you answer the billing question correctly?
Various studies have estimated individual physicians can forego tens of thousands of dollars a year by undercoding. Many physicians undercode not only out of fear of penalties for overcoding or unbundling but also because they don’t fully understand how to bill for evaluation and management (E&M) services.
IC System specializes in healthcare collections--with over $65 million collected annually.
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This free for members tool compares four RCM vendors identified by TMA’s Practice Consulting department. The comparison shows scalability for practice sizes, specialties, payment model, and unique service offerings – all so that physicians do not waste time researching a vendor that cannot meet their needs.
Use this tool when evaluating billing vendors to determine which vendor best suits the needs of your practice.
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American Medical News
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Texas Department of Insurance
Texas Medicaid Program
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