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Proven Strategies That Will Help Your OB-GYN Practice Increase Revenue

Harold Gibson

According to surveys, many obstetricians and gynecologists decide to do their job because they want to care for women through their lives. Many find that it’s rewarding, and they enjoy the relational, intellectual, and practical aspects the job presents. However, challenges like coordinating with insurance companies, dealing with complex EMRs, an increase in administrative work are all major stressors. And then, there’s the challenge of trying to keep an  practice profitable. If your profits have been taking a hit, here’s a look at some practical strategies you can use to increase revenue for your OB-GYN practice.  

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Topics: OB/GYN billing, Ob Gyn Coding

5 Specialties Facing Bigger Medical Coding Challenges in 2019

Harold Gibson

The medical billing system may be wonderful for insurance companies, but the huge volume and multiple combinations of billing codes make it a challenge for physicians and coders. Significant changes to the system like ICD-10 and then the yearly updates to CMS codes have made it even more difficult for practices across the country. However, certain medical specialties have faced, and continue to face, unique payment challenges. Here’s a look at five medical specialties that deal with some of the biggest coding challenges in the business. 

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Topics: orthopedic billing, Ob Gyn Coding, nephrology coding

4 Keys to Building a Successful OB-GYN Practice in 2019

Harold Gibson

The healthcare landscape continues to change, and today OB-GYN practices must work to achieve growth and success in an era of consumer-driven healthcare. Millennials, in particular, have had a significant influence on the changes within the healthcare industry, and now it’s more important than ever to begin looking at patients more like retail consumers. Practices across the country are having to change their care delivery models, the ways they communicate with patients, and the message they send out to patients. 

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Topics: OB/GYN billing, Ob Gyn Coding

Your Guide to OB GYN Coding Updates for 2019 Reporting

Harold Gibson

With the new 2019 ICD-10-CM code set now available, we know that there have been more than 740 different changes. More than 30 of the changes for 2019 actually apply to Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGyn) correction, from changes and updates to coding multiple gestation pregnancies to coding for obstetric surgical wound infections. Since these new codes need to be implemented for dates of service beginning on the first of October in 2018, it’s important for your OBGYN practice to become familiar with them now so you’re ready to begin using the newest, updated codes. Here’s a closer look at some of the relevant changes to the ICD-10 codes for your OBGYN practice.  

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Topics: Ob Gyn Coding

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