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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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Waiver 1135 is a mixed bag of new claim information

Waiver 1135 is a mixed bag of new claim information

May 12, 2020

A Bush-era modifier has been revised to let contractors know when you’ve reported a claim under the Waiver 1135 exception. There is a new modifier to waive out of pocket …

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CMS FAQ alert: over 100 additions to Telehealth

CMS FAQ alert: over 100 additions to Telehealth

May 5, 2020

CMS has published more FAQs, with an update not only on April 28th but again on April 30th. Then, they canceled their “office hours” call on April 30th! A free-for-all …

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Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – Urgent COVID-19 ICD-10CM Coding Update

Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – Urgent COVID-19 ICD-10CM Coding Update

April 28, 2020

This week, Terry closes out April with a Top 10 Q&A for COVID-19 ICD10-CM: hopefully, her last COVID-related podcast for awhile! In an unprecedented move, the CDC added new directions …

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CMS updates and making yourself invaluable to your practice

CMS updates and making yourself invaluable to your practice

April 21, 2020

In the last week, information pertaining to the recent pandemic has been coming in from all directions! Terry Fletcher covers updates on Telehealth: what you can (and cannot) do. She …

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10 ways physicians (and staff) can improve cash flow during the COVID pandemic

10 ways physicians (and staff) can improve cash flow during the COVID pandemic

April 14, 2020

We all must work together to get through this PHE. During these times of tightening expenses, looking for financial relief, and hoping our medical practices stay afloat during the pandemic, …

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The Delivery of Telehealth to Patients

The Delivery of Telehealth to Patients

April 7, 2020

In today’s episode of the CodeCast podcast, Terry Fletcher changes gears from the coding of Telehealth, to the delivery of Telehealth. No one is really talking about the delivery of …

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Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – Expert Tips for Healthcare Professionals Working from Home

Top 10 Tuesday Q&A – Expert Tips for Healthcare Professionals Working from Home

March 31, 2020

With federal and state mandates forcing many to “shelter in place” or practice social distancing, remote work is the new “normal” for many healthcare professionals On this week’s CodeCast, Terry …

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Fact or Fiction: Telehealth for Medicare during a pandemic

Fact or Fiction: Telehealth for Medicare during a pandemic

March 24, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has caused pandemonium in the healthcare world, which has also trickled down to medical billing and coding. With an overload on information on how to bill for …

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Reimbursement accuracy FAQ's for COVID-19

Reimbursement accuracy FAQ’s for COVID-19

March 17, 2020

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 …

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