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New CMS-1500 Claim Date Guidelines

New CMS-1500 Claim Date Guidelines

Along with countless other recent updates, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS) have also adjusted the date reporting guidelines for their CMS-1500 claims. This update affects all claims of this type that are submitted on or after July 30th, 2018, so...

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Simple Tips For Appealing Denials

Simple Tips For Appealing Denials

Denied claims are an inevitable part of medical billing life, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t fight back and argue for the reimbursement that you’re owed. If an insurance carrier denies your claim, take a close look at their reasoning so that you can take steps...

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Chiropractic E/M Coding

Chiropractic E/M Coding

Evaluation and management (E/M) codes are the most widely used category in medical coding, so it’s no surprise that they apply to dozens of specialties including chiropractic practices. Chiropractic E/M coding can be tricky for those who aren’t familiar with the...

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