What Are the 10 Steps in the Medical Billing Process?

What Are the 10 Steps in the Medical Billing Process?

As a healthcare provider, you’ve taken an oath to take care of your patients to the best of your ability. But as the owner of a practice, you also need to take care of the financial side of your business as well. As part of your revenue cycle management, it’s...
What Does A Medical Coder Do?

What Does A Medical Coder Do?

(Updated July 14, 2022) The question posed in the headline of this blog post — what does a medical coder do? — is an interesting one in several different ways. Even the most straightforward answer has surprising wrinkles. Medical coders work in hospitals, physician’s...
What is a practice management system?

What is a practice management system?

(Updated Jan. 5, 2022) The ability to keep track of the books is of the utmost importance, no matter the business. However, as the owner of a manufacturing plant, a small restaurant, or a medical practice, accounting may not be your strong suit. You may have years of...
5 Unethical Medical Billing Practices

5 Unethical Medical Billing Practices

(Updated Nov. 2, 2021) Health care providers rely on medical billing professionals to adhere to the law and to the highest standards of integrity and honesty. Medical billing errors cost practitioners time and money that could be better spent treating and caring for...
Do Medical Bills Affect Your Credit?

Do Medical Bills Affect Your Credit?

You may have great benefits from your employer or other health care coverage, but there may be times when a procedure could cost tens of thousands of dollars. Even with outstanding health care benefits, chances are you’ll need to pay some of that. You may even have to...
What is ICD-11?

What is ICD-11?

Healthcare organizations and medical practices around the world have become accustomed to the ICD-10 medical coding standard. But the ICD-11 standard is slated to become the new norm in some countries beginning January 2022, with the US expected to follow behind...