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6 Revenue Cycle Management Challenges Facing Providers Today

Posted by Harold Gibson on Tue, Mar 24, 2015

 
The revenue cycle has many facets, but, contrary to popular belief, not all of them are in the hands of the service provider. Other factors commonly precipitate changes, but often people overlook this. Some of the recent changes in health insurance and billing practices have made working in this industry even more difficult than it already way. Below are the most common drivers challenging providers for revenue cycle management.

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Medical Billing and Coding Terminology You Should Know: U - Z

Posted by Harold Gibson on Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Part of being a successful medical billing and coding specialist involves being familiar with the terminology used in this profession. In this post of our multi-part blog series, we’ll look at common terms that fall toward the end of the alphabet. And with this post, our viewers finally have the list of all the most important industry terms you should know. Here are the medical billing and coding terms you should know.

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Medical Billing and Coding Terminology You Should Know: T

Posted by Harold Gibson on Tue, Mar 17, 2015

 

This post is another article in our series on medical billing and coding terminology. Today, we will be discussing the most important industry terms that you should that begin with the letter T. While we know it can seem a little daunting when we throw all of these important terms at you at once, it is important for you to familiarize yourself with all of them. Keeping all of these terms straight can be frustrating, especially when you know a mistake can lead to a claim being unpaid, but simply exposing yourself to the definitions once or twice can help a lot, so don’t lose faith.

 

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Medical Billing and Coding Terminology You Should Know: S

Posted by Harold Gibson on Thu, Mar 12, 2015

 
If you look at any glossary, you’ll notice an abundance of terms that begin with the letter “s”. A Medical billing and coding glossary is no exception, as there are several important terms that you need to know. For that reason, we are continuing our terminology series in order to make sure that you are fully informed. Here is the medical billing and coding terminology you should know.

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Medical Billing and Coding Terminology You Should Know: P-R

Posted by Harold Gibson on Tue, Mar 10, 2015

This part of our terminology series on the medical billing and coding terminology you should know covers the letters P and R.  Learning the technology and keeping abreast of the developments in the medical billing industry takes as much time as keeping up with the new information on treating patients. The progress never stops. You don’t want to get behind, so pay attention to the information below, and ensure you are fully informed about all of the terms in the industry.

Pathology –

Examination in the lab of tissues or samples for diagnostic purposes.  

Patient Responsibility –

The amount that the patient pays, as opposed to the insurance 

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