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2021 ICD-10-CM Coding Updates

2021 ICD-10-CM Coding Updates

2021 ICD-10 updates are already upon us and October 1, 2020 will be here before you know it. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2021 ICD-10-CM code descriptions, tables and index, and addendum on July 1, 2020.  Within the 2021 code set,...

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Engaging Your Patients in the Payment Process

Engaging Your Patients in the Payment Process

There are many challenges across the healthcare industry when it comes to collecting patient payments. Even in the best case scenario, once a service is completed your office has to wait a little over a month to get reimbursed from the patient’s insurance or receive a...

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Telepsychiatry During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Telepsychiatry During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The American Psychiatric Association defines telemedicine as “the process of providing healthcare from a distance through technology, often using videoconferencing. Telepsychiatry, a subset of telemedicine, can involve providing a range of services including...

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What is the RMC Certification?

What is the RMC Certification?

The Registered Medical Coder (RMC) Certification is a nationally recognized outpatient medical coding credential and issued by the Association of Registered Healthcare Professionals (ARHCP).  The ARHCP is the certifying branch of the Medical Management Institute...

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A Breakdown on COVID-19 Funding

A Breakdown on COVID-19 Funding

Funding for COVID-19 seems to get more and more confusing, there’s new rules and additions to each funding program almost daily. Or at least it seems daily. It can be a challenge for your practice to keep up with the funding and payments that are all being dispersed,...

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Do you want to become a Medical Coder?

Do you want to become a Medical Coder?

Have you been thinking about becoming a medical coder, but COVID-19 put your plans on hold? Now is a better time than ever to begin training to become a coder. With COVID-19, many healthcare systems are realizing the importance of non-clinician staff, like coders and...

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