Archive for the 'Medical Billing and Coding News' Category

The New Medical Billing and Coding Agenda: Providing Patient Security is a Must

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Medical billing and coding experts have the important responsibility of dealing with patient’s medical records and private information. In this age of technology, most medical records are stored in databases on a computer. While this method makes it easier to record information, code it, and create medical bills to send to both the patient and [...]

Medical Billing and Coding: Preparing for the Upcoming ICD-10-CM/PCS Conversion

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Currently, medical billing and coding specialists use a diagnostic coding system put into practice by the World Health Organization. Over the years changes and updates have been made. Right now, we’re still operating on the coding system of ICD-9, but the clock is ticking and in 2013 the new ICD-10 system will be put in [...]

Medical Billing and Coding Laws & Regulations

Friday, March 11th, 2011

A medical billing and coding specialist is responsible for sorting through and filing a great deal of paperwork and medical information on a daily basis. Acting as a type of middleman between what takes place in the doctor’s office or medical center and the method of payment (which may involve the actual patient or the [...]

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