All posts by Sarah Terry

Non-Surgical Urology Services

Let 4 Coding Scenarios Shine a Light on Non-Surgical Urology Services

You Don’t Always Need to Forfeit Payment Due to Global Billing

Non-surgical hospital services often go undocumented or under-billed for urologists. Why? Many coders, both new and seasoned, have little experience in properly coding these services, which leads to loss of deserved reimbursement. Critical: You need to understand the special coding rules and clinical scenarios for More..

Endoscopy Services

Don’t Make These Mistakes When Billing for Endoscopy Services

Learn the right way to code ‘incomplete’ colonoscopies

Billing Medicare and other payers for endoscopy services is pretty different from billing for other types of procedures. And if you’re like most coders/billers, you’re probably making some common mistakes that can cost you lost time and valuable reimbursement dollars. When billing for endoscopy services, More..

SNF Survey Process

Prepare Your SNF for a Brand-New Survey Process

Have these items on hand when surveyors walk through the door

Like most skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), you and your staff are likely neck-deep in preparations for the new survey requirements of participation (RoPs). SNFs are in the midst of Phase 2 implementation, which includes a new survey process, as well as updated Interpretive Guidance (IG), More..