• Cross-Coding Dental Tissue Examinations

    Posted by admin | March 24, 2017 , (0) comments

                Dentists and their staff must be able to speak two languages in order to properly code all dental procedures. The first is the dental claim codes. The second is the medical claim codes. Although not all procedures require medical billing and coding, some pro

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  • Cross-Coding: When Dental Procedures are Medically Necessary

    Posted by admin | March 16, 2017 , (0) comments

              Although many dental procedures are the sole realm of dentistry, some procedures require applying medical codes. To be filed as a medical code, the procedure needs to be defined as medically necessary. Procedures that are considered medically necessary align with t

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  • Coding Complex Cardiologic Diagnoses and Procedures

    Posted by admin | March 10, 2017 , (0) comments

                One of the major difficulties of coding cardiologic procedures for medical billing is that many patients have multiple interacting diagnoses that must be coded. The current medical billing standard, ICD-10, provides more codes than the previous edition, ICD-

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  • Medical Billing Timing Benchmarks

    Posted by admin | February 24, 2017 , (0) comments

              How do doctors know if they are running an efficient practice? Medical staff may track rates of patient recovery. Another way to determine efficiency is to compare medical billing and coding timelines to industry standards. In a 2008 interview with Becker’s A

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  • Billing Orthopedic Procedures

    Posted by admin | February 17, 2017 , (0) comments

                For the busy orthopedic doctor, submitting the proper medical billing codes can be time-consuming. One reason is the specificity of the medical billing codes, which require knowledge of the procedure, the patient, the time frame and the location. Logging eve

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  • Coding Dermatological Diseases

    Posted by admin | February 10, 2017 , (0) comments

                Dermatologists are kept quite busy these days. With the past popularity of tanning, cancerous skin lesions are common. Many people are referred to dermatologists after a primary care doctor finds a suspicious mole. But many patients present with multiple sus

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  • How do patients decide on a home health care agency?

    Posted by admin | February 4, 2017 , (0) comments

                Home health care agencies often take time to acquire new clients. First, patients have to decide that home healthcare solutions are the proper choice for them. In the case of the elderly, the person may decide that home healthcare for 8 hours per week is che

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  • Should you switch to a home healthcare plan?

    Posted by admin | January 30, 2017 , (0) comments

                  Home healthcare providers are health professionals who conduct business in the home of their patients. They can offer professional assistance and quality care to those who are unable or unwilling to go to a classic healthcare center. In this post, we

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  • Types of Home Healthcare Providers

    Posted by admin | January 20, 2017 , (0) comments

    When it is time to decide of you or your loved one needs additional care from a professional there are some things you need to consider. There will be costs involved yes, but you want to make sure your loved one has a good place to live with people that they enjoy being around. There […]

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  • Misconceptions about Home Health Care Providers

    Posted by admin | January 12, 2017 , (0) comments

              Providing care to someone is a difficult task. Some people cannot live or choose not live in a large care facility and would like to stay home. Home health care providers are considered a great asset to one’s care. They are essential to the care process and provi

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