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, CMCS, ACS-CA, SCP-CA, knows from over 25 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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CodeCast Podcast - Coding, Reimbursement, and Compliance

Medical coding tips for beginners

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 better. Terry gives you tips and guidance on how to go from the generalized medical coder, to understanding what it takes to excel in specialty […]

CodeCast Podcast - Coding, Reimbursement, and Compliance

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

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 of the hospital admissions process. In Texas, UHC has decided to create their own EMR for their employee health plan (that may soon be mandatory […]

CodeCast Podcast - Coding, Reimbursement, and Compliance

Getting your medical practice on track with compliance plans

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 practice and getting your practice to buy into these concepts. Subscribe and Listen You can subscribe to our podcasts via: iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/codecast-medical-billing-coding-insights/id1305926627 Google Play Music […]

CodeCast Podcast - Coding, Reimbursement, and Compliance

Compliance plan mandate for government payers

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 compliance plan does, gives some examples of what departments need a plan, and how you should put the plan into action. Subscribe and Listen You […]

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Medical marijuana use and how to land a medical coding job

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 patients and employees who possess medical marijuana cards. In addition, today’s program provides three tips to help you break into the elusive world of medical […]

CodeCast Podcast - Coding, Reimbursement, and Compliance

Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – September 25th, 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 most common acronyms to make your job of coding, billing and auditing easier. Subscribe and Listen You can subscribe to our podcasts via: iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/codecast-medical-billing-coding-insights/id1305926627 […]

CodeCast Podcast - Coding, Reimbursement, and Compliance

Healthcare Business Collective Roundtable

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 physicians’ response to the Medicare 2019 Fee Schedule proposed changes, if ICD-11 is coming soon and how to explain the EOB to the patient and […]

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Tips for speaking in public and giving presentations

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 subject of healthcare. Learn how you can build confidence, sharpen your professional career skills, and share your expertise of coding, billing, and reimbursement… You will […]

CodeCast Podcast - Coding, Reimbursement, and Compliance

Seven real risks of Virtual Voice Assistants

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 voice assistants and what physicians need to do to protect themselves against privacy and HIPAA violations. Terry will also cover a coding question about diabetic […]

CodeCast Podcast - Coding, Reimbursement, and Compliance

Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – August 28th, 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 with malignancy, and 99211 guidelines. (To name a few!) Terry will also address updated CMS info with the 2019 proposal as well as some other […]