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Understanding Denied Claims

Understanding Denied Claims

Claim denials come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and it can be easy to point fingers when reimbursement doesn’t arrive as planned. As a result, some people have come to place the blame for denied claims solely on the shoulders of the medical coders, when in...

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Mammography Coding Updates

As mentioned in a previous blog, mammography coding updates have already been a significant topic of discussion since the beginning of the calendar year. Unfortunately, these updates caused a number of new coding issues, meaning that the Centers for Medicare and...

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Modifier 52 Vs. Modifier 53

Though we have written about CPT modifiers several times in the past, these add-ons continue to pose a puzzle to coders across many disciplines. After all, some sets of modifiers have similar definitions, meaning that choosing which one to use can be quite the...

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