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Why ICD-10 accuracy codes important more now than ever?

ICD-10 accuracy codes reflect how medical practices treat their patients. Incorrect coding can lead to denied claims that hurt healthcare providers’ revenue streams. Unfortunately, sometimes when all the coding is done correctly, healthcare payers may not be able to hold up their end of the deal. ICD-10 accuracy codes reflect how medical practices treat their patients. That’s […]

How to improve ICD-10 productivity with remote coding?

Medical coding productivity may be returning to pre-ICD-10 productivity levels but there still is more ICD-10 coders. To meet that demand. For the Record explains how remote coding could provide strong advantages for healthcare providers: Greater flexibility in staffing. Availability of medical coders when case loads increase. Deeper pool of medical coding expertise. Reduced cost. For […]

A Comprehensive of Psychotherapy CPT Codes for Behavioural Health Billing

There are two changes in the psychiatry section of CPT for 2017 behavioral health billing. The first is the description of psychotherapy CPT codes were revised to remove the words “and/or family.” In 2016, CPT code 90832 was defined as “Psychotherapy, 30 minutes with patient and/or family member.” In 2017 the definition is “Psychotherapy, 30 […]