When I was a director of patient accounting, one of the gripes I sometimes had with my billing personnel was their lack of accuracy when it came to leaving notes. It was the only problem I had with them, and it didn’t seem to matter what I had to say, I couldn’t get the majority […]

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 […]