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Ask your patients if they have a cafeteria plan at work. Money has to be spent by the end of the year! Keep track and start sending out cash pay service reminders mid October. Stay tuned for more Todd’s Tips! About R. Todd Welter • MS, CPC Founder and President of RT Welter & Associates…Details
A major problem we have in health care today is transparency. Add to your referral process —(I hear the groan). Ask those you are referring to what their charge AND acceptable payment will be. You will be interested to see the reaction, and answer. Stay tuned for more Todd’s Tips! About R. Todd Welter •…Details
The E/M Coding Calculator is a resource designed to assist providers with appropriate code selection for evaluation and management services. This tool is a simplified version of the Novitas auditor’s instructions, and can be used as a guide to understand the evaluation and management coding and documentation guidelines. Page One includes a snapshot of the…Details
Ask your patients if they have an HSA (Health Savings Account)! They will appreciate your inquiry. Keep track of those patients and run HSA specials! Have HSA specials on cash pay services at slow volume times. A health savings account (HSA) is a tax-advantaged medical savings account available to taxpayers in the United States who…Details
Healthcare professionals that work with coded data on a daily basis were well represented in the US House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing, titled “Examining ICD-10 Implementation,” which took place Wednesday morning in Washington, DC. ICD-10 Congressional Hearing Panelists Debate Implementation Myths, Industry Impact, and Readiness With panelists representing those both…Details
Hospitals will have to speed up changes in how well they treat Medicare patients or face lower payments under plans announced Monday by the Department of Health and Human Services. HHS hopes to tie 30% of traditional Medicare payments to quality or value through what are known as “alternative payment models” by the end of…Details