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Documenting medical necessity
Durable medical equipment helps patients live healthier, more independent lives. Here’s how to minimize the hassles of getting it to them.
Getting insurer approval for treatment can take hours out of your week. Here are some ways to reduce the pain.
Fix these problems to increase your bottom line.
Reviewing the rules and examining your coding practices can decrease denials and help you get paid.
Here’s how to get paid when you’re not the only doctor in the hospital room.
Before choosing 99213 for routine visits, consider whether your work qualifies for a 99214.
The authors offer readers an action plan to use in reacting/responding to payers' accusations of incorrect coding.
This article provides readers with step-by-step instructions for checking their E/M coding distribution with national guidelines established in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Family Practice Profile.
Your inpatient care decisions could make or break your local hospital.
The first step to understanding and responding to denials is recognizing the difference between medical necessity and medical benefits.