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

Harold Gibson

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

Harold Gibson

 

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

Harold Gibson

 
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

Harold Gibson

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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Medical Billing and Coding Terminology You Should Know: N-O

Harold Gibson

 
In this blog series we are looking at important terms in the medical billing and coding industry. We believe that being informed about the business is the best way to start making improvement, and we are all about efficiency at M-Scribe. This installment will be focused on terms that begin with the letters N and O.

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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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