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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Reimbursement accuracy FAQ's for COVID-19

Reimbursement accuracy FAQ’s for COVID-19

This latest CodeCast continues to talk about the Coronavirus and its impact. Terry Fletcher shares some insights about the financial and physical well-being of patients, and what they can expect from an out-of-pocket expense. Join us for informed and researched FAQ’s to make sure you have accurate information, rather than political clickbait, before you start […]

How to tackle insurance claim denials plus a COVID-19 update

How to tackle insurance claim denials plus a COVID-19 update

Resolving insurance claim denials first means understanding the dial codes on the EOB’s and how to track them: before you lose revenue. In this episode of the CodeCast podcast, Terry Fletcher opens up coders and biller’s eyes to claim denial details that will ensure success in the RCM process. Bonus Update: CDC (Centers for Disease […]

When should you "really" use the new eVisit/Digital E/M codes?

When should you “really” use the new eVisit/Digital E/M codes?

Since the beginning of the new year, questions have been flooding in about new eVisit codes and when to charge for them. Other questions have popped up on other new digital evaluation codes as well as when new online, patient-prompted visits can be captured. Join Terry Fletcher for this important episode that helps you make […]

Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – ICD-10-CM Coding Errors

Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – ICD-10-CM Coding Errors

In this month’s Top Ten Tuesday episode, Terry Fletcher discusses the top coding mistakes in ICD-10-CM since its inception. Learn how to fix those mistakes, along with some welcome advice on and how to improve your financial wellness in 2020. Subscribe and Listen You can subscribe to our podcasts via: Apple Podcasts/iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/codecast-medical-billing-coding-insights/id1305926627 Google […]

Practice Checkup: Collecting Patient Balances

Practice Checkup: Collecting Patient Balances

On the latest CodeCast, Terry Fletcher discusses the importance of collecting patient balances, with a “2020 mindset” focused on credit cards on file, patient portals, and sending Medicare appeals. Did you know there are five levels of appeals? If not, this is the time to learn the process, and the limitations, when appealing claims. Subscribe […]

Costly CPT and ICD10 Mistakes

Costly CPT and ICD10 Mistakes

Medical practices are concentrating on critical practice changes in 2020 and 2021. However, it is important to not lose focus on the basics of correct coding! Common CPT and ICD-10-CM coding errors can not only cost your practice millions of dollars in lost revenue, but cause compliance issues that could tag your practice for an […]

Knee Injuries: Arthroscopic and Arthrotomy Coding

This week, Terry answers the question “Why does my knee hurt?” Knee injuries can be complicated situations! Terry covers treatments plus coding surgeries for those potential injuries. This episode will help you brush up on your terminology and arthroscopic coding for those tricky operations! Subscribe and Listen You can subscribe to our podcasts via: Apple […]

Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – HCPCS Modifiers Spotlight

Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – HCPCS Modifiers Spotlight

In this month’s Top Ten Tuesday episode, Terry Fletcher brings you the most-used HCPCS modifiers, including how they are used, how they impact reimbursement, and how to remain compliant. Terry also talks about updated coding books and answers more of your popular questions throughout this informative episode of the CodeCast podcast. Subscribe and Listen You […]

Chronic Care Management Services

Chronic Care Management Services

On the latest CodeCast, Terry discusses updated CMS and CPT rules on usage, patient participation and how to make it a profitable value-added service. Terry covers the rules you need to follow to make sure the patient qualifies before you jump in head-first. Subscribe and Listen You can subscribe to our podcasts via: Apple Podcasts/iTunes […]

Tip List Timeline to update 2021 EM Changes

Tip List Timeline to update 2021 EM Changes

Physician practices are encouraged to start planning now for the operational, infrastructural and administrative workflow adjustments that will result from the E/M overhaul, effective 2021. Terry will offer a checklist that will help you prepare and keep you out in front of these changes, as well as tips on coding for simple and complicated I&D’s. […]