Why You Should Ignore the ICD-10 ‘Grace Period’

Correct coding is essential in order to get your insurance billing claims paid. For twelve months after the ICD-10 coding updates, beginning October 1st, Medicare review trackers will not deny any incorrect claim made by a physician or practitioner as long as they were codes within the same family. But what defines family? Why is…


Get Your Claims Paid With a Certified Medical Coder

Every employee of a medical business has an excessive number of jobs they need to complete each day. With so many tasks at hand, it’s hard to guarantee claims are getting paid, and in a timely manner. Insurance billing claims use medical coding for reimbursement, and each individual server, insurance payer, provider type, and location…


The Importance of Correct Compliance Training for Your Practice

For virtually any medical practice, the word ‘compliance’ is – or should be – taken very seriously. The entangling and exhaustive web of regulations and statutes make compliance a must for any practice – which means it’s crucial to have everyone caught up on the latest rules and regulations. The alternative isn’t anything a practice…


How ICD-10 Changes Will Impact Orthopedic Practices

Medical Billing and Coding Services Update October 1, 2015 – if you’re a medical practice, you should have that date outlined in red on your calendar. That’s the day that upcoming mandatory medical coding changes – known as ICD-10 – will finally become implemented. ICD-10 is the culmination of a years-long process to update the…