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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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Supervision guidelines and clarifying answers for NPPs

Supervision guidelines and clarifying answers for NPPs

December 18, 2018

The latest episode of the CodeCast podcast reflects on supervision guidelines, as it relates to diagnostic testing, and what the NPP role in this process is. Terry also responds to …

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Incident to 2.0 and Payer Refunds

Incident to 2.0 and Payer Refunds

December 11, 2018

This week, we revisit the “Incident to” topic for non-physician practitioners, making sure the rules are followed by the letter! Terry will also address the painful topic of Payer Refunds …

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Expanding Your Coding Knowledge

Expanding Your Coding Knowledge

December 4, 2018

On today’s episode Terry takes you deeper into your skill set of ICD-10 and CPT Coding to expand your knowledge. Topics include medicine underdosing (an ICD-10-CM Diagnosis option) and more …

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Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – November 27th, 2018

Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – November 27th, 2018

November 27, 2018

The Top 10 Tuesday Q&A returns this week with medical coding and billing questions from all over the country. Terry touches on client-submitted questions including, ASC vs Independent lab POS, …

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We are not "The Coding Police"

We are not “The Coding Police”

November 20, 2018

Coders and billers are taught to focus provider education around coding concerns or problems: but are these the primary conversations a coder or auditor should have with a physician? Today’s …

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Is outsourcing your coding and billing overseas a good idea?

Is outsourcing your coding and billing overseas a good idea?

November 13, 2018

When considering appropriate contractual measures for offshore activities, it’s worthwhile to keep a few issues in mind: Are policies/procedures in place to ensure that PHI and other personal data stays …

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The Medicare 2019 Final PFS is OUT!

November 6, 2018

On November 1, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that includes updates to payment policies, payment rates, and quality provisions for services furnished …

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Medical coding tips for beginners

October 30, 2018

As the population ages, the need for medical coders is growing. When beginning a medical coding career, there are several tips to make the job easier and make your work …

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WTH: “What the Healthcare” is going on in this week’s headlines?

October 23, 2018

Over the last week a number of media headlines in the healthcare industry may have made you stop in your tracks. In Florida, primary care doctors may be taken out …

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Getting your medical practice on track with compliance plans

October 16, 2018

The second half of the two-part series about the compliance planning starts with basic standard operating procedures for compliance and continues with the importance of compliance manuals to a medical …

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Compliance plan mandate for government payers

October 9, 2018

We’re celebrating our 50th episode of the CodeCast Podcast with part one of a two-part series about the compliance plan mandate for government payers. In today’s episode, Terry discusses what a …

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Medical marijuana use and how to land a medical coding job

October 2, 2018

Today’s episode is designed to help medical practices navigate medical marijuana regulations, specifically when state laws clash with federal regulations. Politics and personal agendas aside, practices must develop policies regarding …

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Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – September 25th, 2018

September 25, 2018

The Top 10 Tuesday Q&A returns this week with coding insights into the new ICD-10-CM update for 2019 and CCM OIG warnings. Terry also covers a full list of the …

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Healthcare Business Collective Roundtable

September 18, 2018

This episode focuses on an important update for the 3rd quarter of 2018. Terry welcomes you to a roundtable discussion on current healthcare happenings from around the country. Terry discusses the …

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Tips for speaking in public and giving presentations

September 11, 2018

Everyone gets a little nervous speaking and/or presenting in front of their peers: especially if it is your first time! This week, Terry provides public speaking tips, focusing on the …

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Seven real risks of Virtual Voice Assistants

September 4, 2018

Voice-activated virtual assistants are rising in popularity with doctors but they can create legal headaches when used in a physician practice. This week Terry discusses seven real risks of virtual …

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Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – August 28th, 2018

August 28, 2018

The Top 10 Tuesday Q&A returns this week with questions from all over the country as Terry touches on user-submitted questions. Answers include coding specifics of extremity x-rays, anemia coding …

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Collection Tips for Medical Practices

August 21, 2018

This week’s program is about medical collections. The fresher the claim denial is, the better your chances are of it not being archived in the payer’s system. However, you may …

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