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.

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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 […]