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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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. […]

Getting our Medical Practices and CBO into shape for 2020

Getting our Medical Practices and CBO into shape for 2020

As the New Year is here, and everyone is getting into shape with new gym memberships, healthier eating habits, and more, it is important that we also take that mindset to our practices. Listen in to our first episode of the year for some eye-opening insight as Terry discusses updates needed for HIPAA BAA’s, gives […]

Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – New codes for 2020

In this month’s Top Ten Tuesday episode, Terry discusses the new 2020 CPT codes that may impact your specialty as well as tips on how to take your coding certification exam. Also, should you let your “millennial” staff have their cell phones on their desk during working hours and what your 2020 vision should be […]

Are you violating Federal Rules by routine waiving of patient's Co-pays and Deductibles?

Are you violating Federal Rules by routine waiving of patient’s Co-pays and Deductibles?

In the latest episode of the CodeCast podcast, Terry Fletcher looks at the OIG’s latest alert on the perils of waiving copays and deductibles. What potential violations you could be subject to if you participate in the practice? Also, Terry covers the top “Dr. Google” healthcare questions of 2019! Subscribe and Listen You can subscribe […]