Archive for August, 2015

US health insurance coverage
August 31, 2015

Disparity in US Health Insurance Coverage is a Cause for Concern

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Which country leads the way when it comes to healthcare spending? The answer is anybody’s guess - the United States. By reserving nearly 13% of its national income for health, the country spends mor

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Transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10
August 24, 2015

Transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10: CMS Will Reimburse Wrongly Coded Claims for One Year

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ICD-10 is one of the biggest and the most exciting change in standard healthcare coding systems in decades. By adding over 65,000 new codes that describes medical conditions and treatments, the 10th r

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HCPCS code modification
August 20, 2015

How New Coding Requirement to HCPCS has Affected Reimbursement

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HCPCS codes are maintained by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and are revised by the federal agency every year. Though these changes are intended to streamline the reimbursement p

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