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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Concern Raised Over Estimated Billions Shown in Chart Reviews

December 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Concern Raised Over Estimated Billions Shown in Chart Reviews

The Office of the Inspector General of the United States undertook a recent study in which they reviewed a myriad of Medicare Advantage organizations (MAOs). There were concerns that these MAOs may be using chart [...]

Office Manager and Wife of Conway Arkansas Doctor Arrested for Medicaid Fraud

November 27th, 2019|Comments Off on Office Manager and Wife of Conway Arkansas Doctor Arrested for Medicaid Fraud

Leslie Rutledge, an Attorney General for the State of Arkansas, announced today that a Conway Optometrist's Officer Manager had been arrested and charged with for defrauding almost $600K from the Arkansas Medicaid Program during the [...]

Lenox Hill Hospital Pays $12.3 Million Settlement For Submitting Fraudulent Medicare Claims

November 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Lenox Hill Hospital Pays $12.3 Million Settlement For Submitting Fraudulent Medicare Claims

The US Attorney for Manhattan, New York, and a Special Agent for the OIG's New York Regional Office, announced today that the US Federal Government has settled a civil fraud suit against Lenox Hill (a [...]

Company Owner Goes to Jail for Medicaid Fraud

November 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Company Owner Goes to Jail for Medicaid Fraud

The owner of a transport company has pleaded guilty to fraudulently charging the good citizens of Massachusetts millions in false claims through the state’s Health Care Program known as MassHealth. The 59 year old Michael [...]