All posts by Niyati Behl

Radiology Codes

Radiology Gets a Number of New 2018 CPT® Codes

X-ray Codes Added, Endovascular Repair Codes Deleted

2018 brings a number of CPT® code changes to diagnostic radiology and interventional radiology. From new chest and abdominal X-ray codes, to deleted codes for endovascular repair, the new year has many changes in store. Get up to speed quickly with the changes to ensure More..

CPT Code Changes

2018 CPT® Coding Changes Hit E/M Services Hard

New Categories Introduced, Other Codes Eliminated

Each year CPT® codes are revised and updated to accommodate current terminology, technology and practice. And 2018 is no different: According to the American Medical Association (AMA), the new year will see a number of code changes taking effect. Keeping up with the vast number More..

Physician Documentation Challenges

Top Physician Documentation Challenges

How to Increase Accuracy in Notes and Records and Ensure Proper Reimbursement

Physicians know that clean clinical documentation is essential to get proper reimbursement. With increased pre- and post-payment audits and third-party scrutiny, you should make sure your practice isn’t missing a few crucial elements while documenting services. Common Documentation Errors Identified in Audits According to coding More..

Out of Network Billing

ASCs Weigh Insurance Contracting vs. Out of Network Billing

Increasing Price Pressures Compete With Complicated Compliance Issues

Ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) continue to undergo decreasing reimbursements, increasing regulatory and industry changes, and other industry pressures. Many ASCs are uncertain of whether they should enter into contracts with insurers, including Medicare, or remain out of network. Here are some of the main things More..