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The CodeCast Podcast | Medical Billing & Coding Insights

The Business Side of Medicine ~ Coding, Reimbursement and Compliance for Physician Practices

National Speaker and Healthcare Consultant, Auditor and Educator, Terry Fletcher CPC, CCC, CEMC, CCS, CCS-P, CMC, CMSCS, , ACS-CA, SCP-CA, QMGC, QMCRC, QMPM knows from over 30 years medical reimbursement industry experience that Coding, Billing and Compliance for physician practices and hospitals can be tough to navigate. Her CodeCast® Podcast series will share insights to current rules and regulations the Medicare payer requires, along with Commercial Insurance plans’ rules and reimbursement challenges. Discover revenue opportunities to maximize reimbursement in your medical practice, focusing on different medical specialties and platforms each episode.

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Coding With Authority

Coding With Authority

September 21, 2021

Terry discusses, the importance of Coding With Authority and accuracy when coding and reporting services. She emphasizes making sure you read your code descriptor and also try to not get …

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Healthcare Industry Headlines

Healthcare Industry Headlines

September 14, 2021

This week on the CodeCast podcast Terry discusses a variety of healthcare industry headlines, including new ABN instructions, a delay in certain NSA regulations, and EM 2021 Coding questions (to …

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Auditing For Medical Necessity

Auditing For Medical Necessity

September 7, 2021

Kicking off the CodeCast in September, Terry discusses auditing and the objectives of looking for documentation support of the E/M record. Terry focuses on not losing sight of “medical necessity” …

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Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – Coding and Compliance Questions Making Headlines

Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – Coding and Compliance Questions Making Headlines

August 31, 2021

In this month’s Top Ten Tuesday CodeCast, Terry discusses what a chronic condition is versus a symptom, EEG coding, and shared visit compliance. We have a mixed bag of coding …

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Pathological Fracture Coding and Practice Collections

Pathological Fracture Coding and Practice Collections

August 24, 2021

Terry fractured her thumb this week… so in the spirit of personal knowledge, she discusses five frequently asked questions on pathological fracture coding for ICD-10-CM! Also, Terry revisits improving medical …

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There Is No Coding Without Physician Documentation

August 17, 2021

This episode of the CodeCast Podcast focuses on physician documentation as it relates to coding. There is a saying, “There is no coding without documentation, doctors are required to use …

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Do you really know what HIPAA means?

Do you really know what HIPAA means?

August 10, 2021

The widespread belief that HIPAA confers a strict set of privacy protections to all health data — and that everyone is subject to those laws — are common mistakes. More …

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Healthcare Breaking News - Headlines To Know

Healthcare Breaking News – Headlines To Know

August 3, 2021

In the latest episode of the CodeCast, Terry compiles all of the breaking news in healthcare to update you on what the heck is going on! Topics include: – NSA …

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Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – Medical Coding and Billing Mistakes

Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – Medical Coding and Billing Mistakes

July 27, 2021

Government and private insurers’ audits have revealed too many cases of fraud and/or abuse in medical billing and reporting. You must avoid improper billing practices, and coding mistakes to steer …

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ICD10CM Official Guidelines Release With New 2022 Codes

ICD10CM Official Guidelines Release With New 2022 Codes

July 20, 2021

The 2022 Official Coding and Reporting Guidelines, including the fiscal year 2022 ICD-10-CM codes, were released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Terry gives you …

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Telephone Etiquette in a Medical Practice

Telephone Etiquette in a Medical Practice

July 13, 2021

Since most people initially dial in to make an appointment, the first impression of your medical practice isn’t through the front door: it’s your voice on the phone. If you …

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Accounts Receivable: Where is your A/R?

Accounts Receivable: Where is your A/R?

July 6, 2021

As physicians are taking summer vacations and time is freeing up for billing departments, it’s as important as ever to remain sharp. For example, do you know how much outstanding …

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