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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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Concierge versus DPC Medicine: are you compliant?

Concierge versus DPC Medicine: are you compliant?

April 9, 2019

There are many similarities between the two models of Concierge Medicine and DPC (Direct Primary Care). While the differences are basic: but, in my opinion, they can make or break …

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Breaking News! E/M 2021 approved changes are here!

Breaking News! E/M 2021 approved changes are here!

April 2, 2019

The AMA Editorial Panel made a final ruling to overhaul the entire E/M section of CPT: and Medicare is on board with these changes. History and Exam may no longer …

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Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – March 25th, 2019

Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – March 25th, 2019

March 26, 2019

Terry gets creative with her Top 10 Tuesday this week, and brings to you “The Coder’s Top 10 Pet Peeves”. Pet peeves are minor annoyances that can cause major irritation, …

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MACRA and Patient Satisfaction Surveys

MACRA and Patient Satisfaction Surveys

March 19, 2019

To achieved the highest bonus threshold using the 2019 rule for the Quality Payment Program (QPP – also known as MACRA) there are eight objectives physicians need to know. In …

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Solving POS errors: inpatient or outpatient service?

Solving POS errors: inpatient or outpatient service?

March 12, 2019

Medicare does not treat all surgeries the same. An inpatient-only surgery list is released every year by CMS. These procedures are automatically approved for Part A coverage and must be …

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Waiving deductibles and copays: is it legal?

Waiving deductibles and copays – is it legal?

March 5, 2019

A hot button topic that needs to be discussed is the the waiving of deductibles, copays, and any patient share of cost. It is becoming a problem in medical practices …

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Top 10 Tuesday Q&A

Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – February 26th, 2019

February 26, 2019

Terry returns with February’s top ten coding, billing, and reimbursement questions. In this a mixed bag of coding questions and answers, Terry discusses the MIPS bonus incentive payments, how to …

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More and more EHRs are falsely claiming HIPAA certified: are you protected?

More and more EHRs are falsely claiming HIPAA certified: are you protected?

February 19, 2019

Is your EHR claiming they are certified? You need to check! Current claims settlements are growing. Therefore, you must check to make sure your software is representing the capabilities of …

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Be the expert!

Be the expert!

February 12, 2019

This episode of the CodeCast podcast focuses on YOU! Terry combines clinical definitions along with the coding aspect of medical billing in a unique way which will help you increase …

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