Wrongful Payer Denials: How to Handle Them Quickly

January 23, 2016 | By: P.J. Cloud-Moulds (Original Post) Something interesting happened last week that I wanted to share with you all. There is a local managed care HMO plan that started to wrongfully deny all new patient evaluations stating the claims were denied for: “Medicare Evaluation Codes with no […] Read more »

Set Your ICD-10 Goals for 2016

[ By Avery Hurt, December 2015 | See original page ] The ICD-10 transition will continue into the next year for practices. Here are some tips you’ll need to take in 2016. ICD-10 has gone pretty smoothly so far, but savvy practices are planning their ICD-10 goals for 2016.   Fletcher […] Read more »

For Practices, the ICD-10 Rollercoaster Has Just Begun

Date: October 15, 2015 | By: Stacie Bon ICD-10 is finally here! After more than a decade of discussion, delays, and planning, the ICD-10 implementation deadline has officially arrived. Physician practices will now see whether their ICD-10 preparations are adequate, in need of some fine-tuning, or require a complete overhaul. […] Read more »

How to survive the ICD-10 transition if you’re just starting

With less than 30 days until the ICD-10 deadline, physician practices better be ready to use ICD-10 codes. If not, get started. With that timetable in mind, I cribbed and put into a post the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) ABCs of ICD-10 preparation. There are three parts […] Read more »

ICD-10: 5 Ways to Prepare for the Home Stretch

Blog | September 19, 2015 | ICD-10, Operations, Staff By Pam Klugman After much talk and maddening delays, less than 21 days remain before ICD-10 takes effect. Over the past year, medical groups and individual physicians have been working — some methodically, some scrambling — to get ready. Staff has been […] Read more »