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Coding Blog posts

January 17, 2019
by Simon Hughes

DON’T LET AUTOMATION TAKE OVER COMPREHENSIVE AP LAB CODING REVIEW

Coding is challenging regardless of specialty and pathology is no different. Many groups fail to review coding or question why specific codes have been assigned. It’s not good enough to rely on what a hospital anatomic pathology lab technician or histotech or even a pathologists says is the “right coding” on any given AP case.  […]

January 16, 2019
by Simon Hughes

2019 CPT coding changes for pathology

With the new year came several changes to pathology coding. In this post, we’ll address the three main areas of change.

December 3, 2018
by Simon Hughes

3 Common Cardiology Billing Challenges

  Every specialty has its own unique set of billing challenges and cardiology is no different. In this post, we’ll outline the top 3 along with solutions to avoid these pitfalls.

December 3, 2018
by Simon Hughes

Don’t Let Coding Errors Cost Your CHC Cash – “Decoding” Code Linkage and Medical Necessity

Without a doubt provider coding errors are a top reason for rejected claims at Community Health Centers (CHCs). This shouldn’t be surprising. We all know that CHC providers are insanely busy and creating and presenting quality coding training is next to impossible. Hiring a certified coder is another option but that can be costly and […]