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Foster Learning In The Workplace

Foster Learning In The Workplace

Learning how to do your job at the beginning is an important first step, but as the healthcare industry evolves, so too do the positions of those that work in it. Coders, billers, managers, and anyone else who works for a practice must be ready to change their ways...

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Keeping Up With Anxiety Coding

Keeping Up With Anxiety Coding

With experts constantly discovering and reclassifying mental illnesses, it can be hard to keep up with so many ICD-10 diagnoses and which one would best fit with a patient’s documentation. Nowhere is this more apparent than with common disorders such as depression and...

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Is Medicare Going Bankrupt?

Is Medicare Going Bankrupt?

Although it’s been around for over half a century, there’s a very real possibility that Medicare won’t last much longer. According to Medicare’s Board of Trustees, the trust fund for Medicare Part A will run dry by 2026, while Medicare Part B spending is only growing....

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Avoid Incorrect IMRT Billing

Avoid Incorrect IMRT Billing

According to a recent investigation from the Office of Inspector General (OIG), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) overpaid nearly $26 million to hospitals between 2013 and 2015. While this is a huge sum for any field, this overpayment amount all...

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