5 April 2022

Radiology Billing – Here Is Everything You Need To Know About It

Most radiologists enjoy their jobs. However, they dread and try to avoid the back-end tasks that they consider very cumbersome – the billing and reimbursements. Some radiologists and healthcare providers try and handle medical billing and coding, and reimbursements all by themselves. In such cases, they will need to spend considerable money and effort in training employees, keeping track of compliance changes, and competing with similar hospitals and clinics.

25 March 2022

What makes Medical Billing and Coding services for Behavioral Health different?

Behavioral health refers to how a person’s daily cognitive habits affect that person’s behavior. Behavioral health providers guide patients in keeping up with their emotional, social, and psychological health. Often, the term Behavioral health is interchangeably used with the term Mental health. It is important to know that behavioral health is a bigger blanket that consists of Mental health as well.

19 March 2022

Top 4 Challenges in Anesthesia Coding for Medical Billing and Coding Leaders

Medical Billing and Coding service leaders often face major challenges with respect to compliance and documentation integrity. This task is more daunting for anesthesia coders because, unlike all physicians, anesthesiologists do not get paid based on the fee-for-service model but rather on start-up units, time units, modifier units, and any other additional procedure. This is quite a complex calculation to an extent where Medicare uses a National Anesthesia Conversion Factor to ease the calculation of reimbursements. The formula for calculating the reimbursement is (Start/base units + time units + modifier units) X conversion factor = $.