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Harold Gibson

Harold Gibson

Harold R Gibson is the Chief Financial Officer at M-Scribe - a healthcare revenue cycle management company. Harold is an accomplished healthcare professional with extensive experience in the medical billing and coding industry. You can follow him on Twitter @mscribetech. He is interested to get your feedback/suggestions. Please email him at h.gibson@m-scribe.com.

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Getting Up-to-Speed on Deleted CPT Codes for 2019

Harold Gibson

Even if you’ve educated yourself on the new CPT codes for 2019, it’s just as important to familiarize yourself with codes that have been deleted for the coming year. If your practice accidentally uses deleted CPT codes, you’ll find yourself with a lot of unnecessary denials. To help you keep deleted codes off your claims, here’s a look at some of the significant deletions you need to know about in 2019. 

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Topics: Deleted CPT Codes for 2019

Gastroenterology Billing Challenges and New Changes for 2019

Harold Gibson

 

Gastroenterology billing and coding is both complex and challenging, and perhaps nothing else has such a huge impact on your revenue cycle. Accurate, efficient billing and coding can accelerate your billing cycle and increase revenues, while mistakes in this area can result in lost revenues due to paybacks, denials, and undercoding. Here’s a closer look at some of the most GI billing and coding mistakes, important tips to follow to prevent mistakes and improve revenue, and new changes coming for the specialty in 2019. 

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Topics: Gastroenterology Billing, GI Billing

Radiology Billing and Coding: Best Practices and Changes for 2019

Harold Gibson

Radiology billing and coding is often seen as cumbersome. It’s tough to stay up-to-date on all the individual payer changes and regulation changes. Billing and coding inconsistencies easily occur in the hectic radiology environments, and the disconnect that occurs may lead to under-coded or lost charges, as well as a high risk of dealing with compliance issues. Since many errors are only found when audits are performed or claims are denied, it’s difficult to figure out how much revenue your practice could be losing if your billing and coding practices aren’t up to par. Here’s a closer look at some tips that can keep your billing and coding processes on track so your practice receives the payment it’s entitled to and you’re able to concentrate on your passion for radiology.    

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Topics: Radiology BIlling

Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Urgent Care and Emergency Room Billing

Harold Gibson

Many emergency room and urgent care providers have noticed that collecting payment from a growing number of payers is becoming more difficult. The scope of payable charges seems to be narrowing - because it is. Here’s a bit of background on why as well as how to counter this trend.

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Topics: Emergency room billing

Best Practices for Pain Management Billing and 2019 Coding Changes

Harold Gibson

Billing and coding for pain management practices continues to grow more complicated each year. With increased public and medical interest in new pain management techniques, pain management guidelines, and new therapies, there’s very close scrutiny by payers and regulators on procedures used to treat chronic pain. Not only is it essential to handle pain management billing and coding carefully to prevent denials and audits, but quality billing and coding is also crucial to the financial well-being of the practice. Here’s a closer look at some of the best practices for pain management billing and coding to help you keep your practice healthy financially. 

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Topics: pain management billing

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A place for physicians and other healthcare stakeholders to share and discover information about everything related to running efficient medical practices.

Established in 2002 by a group of physicians, we are a national provider of medical billing services to group practices, clinics, and individual physicians. We also specialize in provider credentialing, payer contract reviews, and medical coding for a wide range of clients - from solo practitioners to multi-site, multi-specialty practices.

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