using ICD 9 codes post oct deadline
October 8, 2015

Why Healthcare Practices Will Still Use ICD-9 Codes Post Oct 1st Deadline

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While the day of reckoning has arrived, and all medical service providers have promptly embraced ICD-10 codes, the question that comes to the fore is what happens to ICD-9 codes now. Well, you must be thinking it is now a matter of past.  But ICD-9 is anything but dead and buried. This coding system will still have a place in US healthcare post the October 1st deadline. Yes, as per CMS every healthcare entity that is covered by the HIPPA act of 1996 must adhere to the new ICD-10 stan

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Healthcare claim rejected
September 30, 2015

5 Things You Should Do When Your Healthcare Claim is ‘Rejected’

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Few things can be as frightening as learning that your health insurance company won't pay for medical expenses. And when you come to know about this at the eleventh hour, you will live through a nightmare. If you are unlucky, you may get caught in the sinking hole into medical debt, and if it does happen, remember the law offers a way out. Yes, until recently, the rules governing when, why and how you could appeal to an insurance company's decision to deny payment on a claim, were all over th

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outsourcing ICD-10 implementation
September 28, 2015

Why Outsourcing is the Best Solution to Delayed ICD-10 Implementation

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A recent survey conducted by Medical Economics made a staggering revelation. It was revealed that healthcare practices in the US are ill-prepared for ICD transition and this is making a large portion of the players in the industry to worry about their practice’s future finances and workflow. As per the study, a meager 38% of the respondents expressed confidence that their practice will be ready by October 1st deadline, while an astounding 65% urged the authorities to extend the dead

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