I originally wrote this article in 1998 and had it published in an organizational magazine. It’s meant to be both a tongue and cheek look at medical billing as well as part of the reality of what some patient accounting directors deal with on a daily basis. highwaysengland via Compfight One of the difficulties all […]

Did you know that the biggest problem older people have physically is that they lose their flexibility? Truthfully, most of the injuries that we get after the age of 30 have more to do with a loss of flexibility than anything else. Why do we have these problems? Sarah Siblik via Compfight We have these […]

I feel the time has come for me to discuss something that I’m not sure is ethical or not. That something is whether medical providers should be giving diagnosis codes or procedure codes to patients for services that they have provided. Asian Development Bank via Compfight After recently helping another person who, as a patient, […]

As of October 1st, the coding standard for diagnosis coding has changed in the United States. It’s gone from what used to be called ICD-9 to ICD-10. Hospitals and physicians across the country have been scrambling to get their coders trained for the new system, even though it’s been around since 1995, because most insurance […]

We’ve become a society that likes to self diagnose ourselves via web searches. We also like to learn more about our health, the medication we take, and a lot of other things related to health topics overall. There are a lot of websites offering advice and articles that are helpful. But are all of them […]