About Us – Coding Network, LLC
Our Vision and Mission
The Coding Network, L.L.C. was established in 1995 on the concept that accurate professional and facility coding is mission-critical in today’s healthcare providers’ revenue cycle. Accurate coding is pivotal to improving reimbursement and is an essential component of compliance. The company’s founders and owners, Mark Babst and Neal Green, have a combined 70+ years of experience in the medical coding and billing environment. After very successful careers in academic and private medical practice and hospital management experience and 19 years of successfully providing coding and billing services to prestigious university medical centers via their prior company, they created The Coding Network to respond to the expanding demand for the accurate subspecialty coding required by Federal and state compliance regulations.
Our vision when creating The Coding Network was to be the most respected medical coding company in the nation. With so many of our competitors off-shoring their coding to third-world countries, that vision has expanded to be the best in the world.
Our talented coders and their work is pivotal for the accurate reimbursement of the patient-care services provided by our physician-clients. The Coding Network puts our clients’ interests first, providing accuracy in coding, superior service, and always acting with the highest level of personal and professional integrity.
We know we operate in a world of choice. Clients demand more of a company and have the power to choose and change; we further empower this by not requiring any minimums or exclusive arrangements. This gives our physician-clients total control and keeps us laser-focused on accuracy.
Consistent delivery of coding accuracy in a timely manner is crucial to earning and keeping our physician-clients’ respect and business. The Coding Network has the skills and experience to help our physician and hospital clients meet the challenges of an increasingly complex reporting-and-reimbursement environment. Key to turning this vision into reality is putting the client at the center of our solar system. By effectively aligning people, skills, processes, finance, and an entire organization to focus on the client, we can grow to understand their needs at a molecular level, offer greater value, and ultimately exceed expectations at every touchpoint.
Latest Blog Posts:
Indiana system to pay $2.9M to settle Medicaid overbilling allegations
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/legal-regulatory-issues/indiana-system-to-pay-2-9m-to-settle-medicaid-overbilling-allegations.html Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Parkview Health System has agreed to pay $2.9 million to settle allegations it overbilled Medicaid between January 2017 and March 2021. Improper revenue codes were submitted to Medicaid for certain blood-clotting tests performed [...]
DOJ alleges Kaiser Permanente defrauded Medicare of $1 billion
Kaiser Permanente and members of its healthcare consortium defrauded Medicare of nearly $1 billion by tacking on diagnoses to patients’ medical records to earn more in reimbursement payments, the Department of Justice claims in a [...]
CMS Selects Primary Care Payment Model Participants
CMS selects primary care payment model participants According to Becker's Hospital Review, "CMS chose 916 primary care practices and 37 regional health plan partners as participants in its new payment model called Primary Care First. [...]
OIG Tags Arizona Hospital for Erroneous Billing
OIG Tags Arizona Hospital for Erroneous Billing Flagstaff (Ariz.) Medical Center failed to comply with Medicare billing requirements for three of 100 inpatient and outpatient claims reviewed by HHS' Office of Inspector General, according to [...]