June 17, 2024

CPT Code 99213: What You Need To Know In 2024

CPT Code 99213: What You Need To Know In 2024 A frequently used code is CPT code 99213. It’s an important one to use correctly so that you get paid what you deserve while giving your patients the best care possible! Let’s check out CPT code 99213 in more detail, looking at its uses, requirements, […]

June 10, 2024

What Is Revenue Cycle Management?

What Is Revenue Cycle Management Managing the financial aspects of a medical practice can be as complex as the medical procedures themselves. Ensuring a smooth and efficient revenue cycle is key for maintaining financial health and supporting practice growth. This is where revenue cycle management (RCM) comes into play. Let’s dive into what revenue cycle […]

May 27, 2024

Modifier 25: Everything You Need To Know in 2024

Modifier 25: Everything You Need To Know in 2024 A common area of confusion among medical practices is the appropriate use of Modifier 25.  Modifier 25 is a specific code used in medical billing to indicate that a significant, separately identifiable evaluation and management (E/M) service was provided by the same physician or other qualified […]

May 20, 2024

CPT Code 99203: What You Need To Know in 2024

CPT Code 99203: What You Need To Know in 2024 CPT code 99203 is used for new patient or outpatient visits that require a low medical decision-making complexity and/or 30-44 minutes of encounter time.  This code has a lower reimbursement rate than higher-level codes like CPT code 99204 or CPT code 99205, but it’s important […]

May 13, 2024

Dermatology Revenue Cycle Management: A Guide

Dermatology Revenue Cycle Management: A Guide Dermatology Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) allows your practice to run smoothly, giving it a steady stream of income and patients while operations run like clockwork.  In dermatology, where the range of services spans medical, surgical, and cosmetic procedures, the complexity of billing and coding emphasizes the need for effective […]

May 6, 2024

10 Revenue Cycle Management Best Practices

10 Revenue Cycle Management Best Practices Revenue cycle management (RCM) is a key aspect of running any successful practice.  It encompasses everything from scheduling and appointment booking to billing and payment processing – pretty important things if you want your practice to thrive! Effective RCM not only ensures the financial health of a clinic, but […]

April 29, 2024

Medical Billing Outsourcing: The Pros & Cons

Medical Billing Outsourcing: The Pros & Cons Medical billing – a very key component of practice management – is complex, and we all know the headaches of rejected claims, ensuring compliance, and the administrative strain that it puts on our practices.  Outsourcing medical billing may be just the thing you need to improve your practice, […]

April 22, 2024

New Patient CPT Codes: A Guide for 2024

New Patient CPT Codes: A Guide for 2024 It’s no secret that medical billing and coding are an alway-changing landscape, making it essential to keep up-to-date with the latest changes for the health of your practice. The CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) codes related to new patients undergo updates once in a while, and these codes […]

April 18, 2024

The Change Healthcare Cyber Attack: What’s Going On?

The Change Healthcare Cyber Attack: What’s Going On? The recent cyber attack on Change Healthcare has sent ripples throughout the industry, raising concerns about the security of sensitive patient data and the resilience of healthcare IT infrastructure.  Today, we’ll shed light on the ongoing situation, the efforts to mitigate the impact, and how this event […]

April 9, 2024

ICD-9 vs. ICD-10: Why The Change?

ICD-9 vs. ICD-10: Why The Change? ICD-9 was replaced in the USA with its much more capable younger brother, ICD-10, back in 2015. But why the change? How does it affect your coding? And why is it important to know the differences? Let’s dive into why ICD-10 is the current norm, why ICD-9 doesn’t cut […]

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