Remote Medical Coding

All physicians, surgeons, hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers need accurate medical coding and surgical coding for proper payment, but specialists are most acutely in need of precise coding to optimize their collections. Unfortunately, physicians themselves are often suboptimal coders. Coding is an entirely separate fund of knowledge from knowing how to deliver complex medical services. Expertise in one has nothing to do with the other. Our coding analyses have demonstrated this time and time again.

Secretaries and billing clerks are often assigned the additional task of surgical coding, yet they rarely have formal training in the clinical issues and complex rules regulations that accurate coding demands. Is it wise to delegate this crucial function to someone who is under trained, undersupervised and overworked? What other business delegates the most important financial and legal functions to the employee with the least formal training?

Medical school faculty practice plans, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, billing companies, and private medical practices of all sizes are among the many clients of THE CODING NETWORK, LLC. These organizations realize that proper medical coding and surgical coding directly relates to increases in their own bottom lines and compliance with the law.

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Idaho Hospital Has Software Glitch Causing Billing Problems

April 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Idaho Hospital Has Software Glitch Causing Billing Problems

Benewah Community Hospital, situated in St. Maries, Idaho, faces hard times after it implemented new software that caused several heavy billing problems. The hospital in Benewah County worked with Cerner for over a year to […]

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OIG Report Reminds Providers to Review their Billing Practices

April 19th, 2018|Comments Off on OIG Report Reminds Providers to Review their Billing Practices

Recently, a reort issued by the U.S. Department of HHS, Office of Inspector General, estimates that over 60% of claims submitted to Medicare for outpatient PT fails to comply with the correct requirements. The OIG […]

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16 ASC revenue cycle management companies you need to know

April 16th, 2018|Comments Off on 16 ASC revenue cycle management companies you need to know

Here are more than 16 companies that provide revenue cycle management solutions, services and financing options to ASCs and their patients:

Bolder Healthcare Solutions
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New York Doctor Sentenced To 13 Years In Prison For Multi-million Dollar Health Care Fraud

April 12th, 2018|Comments Off on New York Doctor Sentenced To 13 Years In Prison For Multi-million Dollar Health Care Fraud

A New York surgeon who practiced at hospitals in Brooklyn and Long Island was sentenced today to 156  months in prison for his role in a scheme that involved the submission of millions of dollars […]