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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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COVID-19 ICD-10-CM Coding Timeline For Outpatient Services

COVID-19 ICD-10-CM Coding Timeline For Outpatient Services

February 9, 2021

When COVID-19 emerged in early 2020, new ICD-10-CM codes to identify this condition were not available. Subsequently, they were added by the CDC mid-year, and the guidelines for reporting COVID-19 …

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Incident To Rules Revisited

Incident To Rules Revisited

February 2, 2021

Incident to rules have been a target of compliance lately with payers. Terry revisits the rules and gives some scenarios on when services can be billed under the physician and/or …

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Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – 2021 E/M Guidelines

Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – 2021 E/M Guidelines

January 26, 2021

After presenting over 30 Webinars on the 2021 E/M Guidelines, Terry continues receiving questions about clarifications on what AMA and CMS are expecting when medical providers are documenting in a …

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Will The New Administration Keep Existing Policies?

Will The New Administration Keep Existing Policies?

January 19, 2021

With a new administration coming into the White House, what CMS policies will continue and which ones will be halted or rolled back? Terry discusses what a new administration could …

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PHE Extended and EM 2021 Clarifications

PHE Extended and EM 2021 Clarifications

January 12, 2021

This week on the CodeCast Podcast, CMS once again threw us for a loop by not only doubling the 3.75% increase to the 2021 Fee Schedule but also the extending …

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Myths and Realities of 2021 Medicare Final Rule and Fee Schedule

Myths and Realities of 2021 Medicare Final Rule and Fee Schedule

January 5, 2021

Join us for this important update, as we are now into the New Year. It’s time to make sure we understand the Myths and Realities of the MPFS and what …

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Top 10 Holiday ICD10-CM Codes

Top 10 Holiday ICD10-CM Codes

December 29, 2020

This week Terry has some fun with coding by giving you the Top 10 holiday related ICD-10-CM codes for your last week of the year. These will show up as …

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Medical Necessity for Audio-Only Telehealth

Medical Necessity for Audio-Only Telehealth

December 22, 2020

While it is true that during the PHE Medicare and other commercial insurance plans are covering E/M Telephone visits (99441-99443) on a temporary basis, practices should not take this as …

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Clarifying COVID ICD10-CM Coding Questions

Clarifying COVID ICD10-CM Coding Questions

December 15, 2020

There have been a lot of questions flooding in about how to ICD10-CM code a COVID patient, or a suspected COVID patient, or even a post-COVID patient wanting to return …

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