In-depth, Focused Retrospective Chart Reviews

Medical coding involves multiple steps and accurate coding. In order to appropriately code medical information, coders must be experienced and understand the detailed oriented role of reviewing patient medical charts. Medical coding is the translation of healthcare diagnosis, procedures, medical services and equipment into universal alphanumeric codes. The medical information such as the patient diagnosis, […]

Begin 2020 Right With Help From HCC Coders

It’s the new year and everyone is looking for ways to improve themselves and start the year on the right path. Many people are making new year’s resolution to lose weight, eat better, or focus more on themselves. As a medical institution looking for ways for improvement in the coming year, improving your coding processes […]

The Latest Software Platform

What is a software platform? Software is a major piece operating system, operating environment, or database, under which various smaller application programs can be designed to run. A platform is a group of technologies that are used as a base upon which other applications, processes or technologies are developed. Simply speaking, in information technology, a […]

HCC Coding for CMS

What is CMS? We have all heard of CMS. CMS stands for the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is the part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). CMS was started in 1965 by President Lyndon B. Johnson, who signed into law the bill that lead to the creation of Medicare […]

Medical billing coding errors can be costly

Medical billing is an important part of any medical practice. Medical care is expensive and it’s becoming increasing difficult for patients to pay their bills due to rising medical cost. Not only is medical cost increasing, the health insurance companies are paying much closer attention to the medical care that is billed to insurance. Medical […]

A Network Defined

What is a network? A network can be defined in multiple ways. When referring to a computing network, it is a group of two or more electronic devices that can communicate through connected physical and/or wireless connections. The computer networks allow individuals to share information and resources. A network can also refer to a complex […]

Need Extra Cash for the Holidays?

Are you a medical coder with knowledge and experience as a HCC coder? If you are, then look no further! We are always looking for quality HCC coders to join our team and network for coders. With the Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas holidays upon us, having extra cash will be helpful for gifts this year! […]

Improve Your Medical Coding With HCC Coders

As the health care environment evolves, changes and becomes more complicated, coding medical information is now more difficult than ever. Not fully understanding or staying up to date with medical coding will lead to significant loss in reimbursement and revenues. Do not let your health care institution or organization suffer from not meeting the bottom […]

Medical Coding Errors and Omissions

Accurate medical coding is important for many reasons. Having correct medical coding will ensure appropriate reimbursement for medical services provided. There are many times of billing errors that can occur. Here are some examples of common medical billing errors and coding errors. Types of Medical Coding Errors Upcoding can occur when medical billing code is […]

ICD-10 Coding

What is ICD-10 Coding? ICD stands for International Classification of Diseases and is a medical classification list by the World Health Organization. The United States is not the only country to utilize the ICD-10 codes. The United States utilizes its own variant of the ICD-10 coding classification. The National Center for Health Statistics is responsible […]