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What’s In Your Wallet?

The ACA, declining and slow reimbursement, billing and coding challenges including the ICD-10 transition, ongoing changes in the healthcare landscape, new payment methodologies, etc. are all obstacles (and in some cases, opportunities!) that EVERY physician and healthcare organization is facing. Advanced Medical Revenue Specialists (AMRS) is your complete Revenue Management Service and a leading provider…

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Preparing for Next Swimsuit Season

S02.2XXA – Fracture of nasal bones, initial encounter for closed fracture W18.39XA – Other fall on same level, initial encounter Y93.B2 – Activity, push-ups, pull-ups, sit-ups Y92.39 – Other specified sports and athletic area as the place of occurrence of the external cause Y99.8 – Other external cause status In preparation for the upcoming deadline…

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ICD-10 — CMS-1500 Claim Form Update

The U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) announced on Thursday that Medicare will begin accepting a revised CMS-1500 form (version 02/12)  on January 6, 2014. Embedded in this is a requirement for some healthcare IT vendors to start supporting a component of the International Classification of Diseases version 10 (ICD-10)…

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It’s Football Season!!

S93.411A – Sprain of calcaneofibular ligament of right ankle, initial encounter.
W03.XXXA – Other fall on same level due to collision with another person, initial encounter.
Y93.61 – Activity, American tackle football.

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