Vacation Coverage, Medical Leave Coverage,
and Backlog Coding

On occasion, practices find themselves without a coder due to vacations, illness/medical issues, or turnover. Their absence can create a backlog resulting in peaks and valleys in collections, claims being denied since they pass the timely filing due date, excessive overtime expenses, staff burnout and fatigue-related errors.

The Coding Network can help prevent or diminish your backlog and/or temporarily fill-in for your coder while they are out of the office. Since we do not require any minimums, The Coding Network can supplement your current coding efforts whenever the need arises. All you need to do is have a contract in place with us and when a coder is out or backlog arises (or better yet, before a backlog occurs), we can step in and help clear up your queue.

Latest Blog Posts:

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Medicare overbilled by $41.9M – Mount Sinai Hospital

May 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Medicare overbilled by $41.9M – Mount Sinai Hospital

New York City: According to a recent OIG report, Mount Sinai Hospital failed to comply with Medicare’s billing requirements for 110 outpatient and inpatient claims reviewed by the office of Inspector General for the audit […]

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Dermatologist in Encino to Pay $2.7 Million

April 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Dermatologist in Encino to Pay $2.7 Million

Dr. Norman A. Brooks, M.D., the owner of The Skin Cancer Medical Center in Encino, has paid the United States nearly $2.7 million on April 10th to resolve allegations that he submitted bills to Medicare […]

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OIG Posts a Resource Compliance Guide & Enforcement Action

March 29th, 2017|Comments Off on OIG Posts a Resource Compliance Guide & Enforcement Action

You can use the links provided and go directly to the OIG material.

The OIG has developed free educational resources listed are to help health care providers, practitioners, and suppliers understand the health care […]

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1 in 4 health consumers have had their PHI stolen

February 21st, 2017|Comments Off on 1 in 4 health consumers have had their PHI stolen

26% of United States health consumers have had their PHI stolen from healthcare systems, according to the results of a study from Accenture, released in Orlando at HIMSS17. The study reveals that 50% of people […]