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2014-10-22 23:12:03

In CHAMPS Oncology's recent blog post, Survivorship Care Plans + Coding = Reimbursement, Megan Coriell shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's recent blog post, Survivorship Care Plans + Coding = Reimbursement, Megan Coriell shares her thoughts on the topic. In 2012, the Commission on Cancer (CoC) released their new Cancer Program Standards: Ensuring Patient-Centered Care. As part of the new standards the CoC requires...

2014-10-20 23:02:00

Expert speaker Dr. Duane Abbey is reviewing the Global Surgical Package Concept in healthcare payment system on Tue, Oct 21 on behalf of AudioEducator.com. Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 In a major overhaul proposed, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have included a plan to eliminate the global package for all surgical procedures, beginning in 2017. According to 2015 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule*, the CMS plans to do away with 10- and 90-day global...

2014-08-07 23:12:00

Career Step is pleased to announce that its Professional Medical Coding and Billing curriculum is on track to have students prepared for the newly announced October 1, 2015 ICD-10 implementation date. Provo, UT (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce that its Professional Medical Coding and Billing curriculum is on track to have students prepared for the newly announced October 1, 2015 ICD-10...

2014-04-09 23:31:20

In response to the recently announced one year additional delay in implementation of ICD-10, estimated to cost the healthcare industry $1 billion to $6 billion, PMIC, the nation's leading independent publisher of medical coding and compliance books, forms, data sets and software, announced the publication of ICD-9-CM 2015 to protect the reimbursement of physicians and hospitals until ICD-10 is implemented. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 On October 1, 2014, ICD-9-CM, the...

2014-03-19 23:32:09

New Add-on Tools Ease Facility Coding Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 AAPC (http://www.aapc.com), the leader in advancing the business of healthcare, is introducing new, add-on facility coding features to its online code lookup tool: AAPC Coder – an all-inclusive search engine for CPT®, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10, and HCPCS Level II medical codes. New access to the ICD-9 and HCPCS Coding Clinic, Facility Coder, and DRG Coder allow more accuracy and access for facility coders....

2014-03-05 08:30:56

. @UnitedSpinal forms Urology Coalition to increase access to vital Med Tech & Supplies for People w/ # Disabilities NEW YORK, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association today announced the formation of the Urology Coalition to help achieve high quality healthcare for people with disabilities that will lead to improved health outcomes and increased independence. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110413/MM82757LOGO The Urology Coalition mission is to counter...

2014-02-20 23:30:25

Medorizon once again has increased revenue in another segment of the healthcare industry - DME durable medical equipment medical billing claims. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Medorizon once again has increased revenue in another segment of the healthcare industry. DME (durable medical equipment) is a complex product / service to bill for but Medorizon has successfully taken on this medical billing challenge. A large DME distributer based in Colorado has appointed Tim Tobin and...

2014-02-10 23:04:36

Major changes are coming for dentists who are billing medical insurance for their patients: The mandatory changes include a new claim form to be used as of April 1, 2014, and a new diagnostic coding set on October 1, 2014. Tequesta, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Nierman Practice Management is in the process of getting dentists ready for 2014 billing changes with their popular DentalWriter™ and CrossCode™ software systems. Many procedures performed in a dental office may be considered...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.