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Impact of ICD-10 As It Relates To Medical Billing And Coding

  By definition, ICD-10 is short for “International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision.” On October 1, 2015, ICD-10 will replace the current classification system, ICD-9. At that time, ICD-9 codes will no longer be accepted on claims. Claims with ICD-9 codes after October 1 will be denied without payment, which means that familiarity with ICD-10 …

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How Will The ACA (Affordable Care Act) & Meaningful Use Impact Medical Billing

It’s now been over four years since the Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as “Meaningful use”, officially went into effect. However, we are just now learning the wide-ranging impacts the legislation has had on the healthcare industry, and in particular on medical billing in hospitals and doctor’s offices throughout the country. While we still don’t know the scope of …

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Why Healthcare Organizations Should Outsource Their Coding Needs

As ICD-10 implementation draws near, the shortage of qualified medical coders will only become more prevalent. Outsourcing your medical coding is a solution that fits the needs of large hospital groups, standalone hospitals, large and small physician groups, and other healthcare organizations. It can result in zero coding backlogs, guaranteed quality, reduced cost, and no worries about coding resources or …

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