Pathology Coding

Pathology Coding Background

  • Directed by a nationally renowned pathology coding and reimbursement expert who has worked with many of the nation’s largest academic pathology departments.
  • We offer you a team of certified and qualified pathology coding experts.
  • Address both anatomic and surgical pathology coding.
  • Our pathology coding manager has worked more than 20 years as a certified medical technologist, previously managed a national reference lab and is a Certified Coding Specialist.

Pathology Coding Need

  • Shortage of certified coders with extensive training and experience in pathology coding.
  • Surgical pathology coding is not intuitive. It requires knowledge of which assays can be billed separately and which cannot be separated from the tissue examination.
  • Dictation of tissue sample examinations can often be improved both for billing and medical-legal purposes.
  • Pathology coder turnover creates cash flow peaks and valleys.

Pathology Coding Solutions

  • 2-to-3 workday turnaround using FedEx/UPS or scanned reports. We can remotely access your pathology information system for your reports.
  • All coding will be done in the United States of America by certified coders specializing in pathology.
  • Inexpensive way to combat peaks and valleys of coder turnover, vacations or prolonged illness.
  • Optimize reimbursement.
  • At no additional charge, we will identify and notify you of any deficiencies in the doctors’ reports to help improve your medical records and optimize reimbursement.
  • TCN ‘s pathology coding service assures you a team of highly trained pathology coders, removing the trial and error approach.
  • Relieves pathology department of coder educational programs and places the expense and training effort with TCN.
  • Reduce inadvertent compliance audit medical-legal exposure.
  • A comprehensive affordable solution for your pathology coding needs.

Pathology Coding Services

  • Ongoing coding services for all or part of your caseload.
  • Temporary coding coverage for vacations and sick leave.
  • Backlog coding resolution services.
  • Physician documentation training services.
  • Coding compliance review services.
  • Pathology Coding “helpline” services.
  • OIG and RAC audit defense.

Latest Blog Posts:

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 [...]