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Dealing with ICD-10 Codes and Diagnostic Errors

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is a global tool and standard for the reporting of diseases and health conditions and identifying the health trends and statistics. The ICD codes are intended to enable doctors to acquire better data and make increasingly educated treatment choices for their patients. It is mandatory for healthcare providers to […]

How to Become a Healthcare Documentation Specialist?

Healthcare documentation specialists or medical transcriptionists create transcription reports from the dictated recordings given by the physicians. They ensure that the reports submitted by them to the healthcare providers are perfect in every aspect because healthcare documentation plays a key role in the quality care provided by healthcare providers. People interested in healthcare documentation jobs […]

Common Summer Diseases Medical Coders Should Know

From June, the summer season starts which brings with it various health conditions resulting from the outdoor activities and outdoor trips people plan to beat the heat. These health conditions and ailments hamper the enjoyment of summer holidays. Reports suggest that healthcare facilities encounter nearly double the cases in emergency departments in this season with […]

Easy Tips to Master Medical Terminology

One of the biggest hurdles for newbie healthcare documentation professionals is mastering medical terminology. Anyone who wants to make a career in the healthcare industry in the areas of medical transcription, medical coding, or medical billing has to learn medical terminology and human anatomy and master these so as to be accurate and flawless in […]

Understanding the Key Areas of Healthcare Accounts Receivables

The ultimate aim of a healthcare organization’s revenue cycle management department is to maintain a healthy revenue cycle that improves the bottom line of the organization. As a part of this, the goal of the accounts receivables management team is to reduce the collection period of the facility as much as possible to ensure sufficient […]

Ways to Take Control of Medical Accounts Receivables

One common thing that bothers healthcare providers is poor accounts receivables management and the unacceptable cash flows resulting thereby. Healthcare providers can focus on providing quality healthcare only when they have proper revenues and problems in accounts receivables result in loss of revenue. The revenue cycle management of a healthcare provider involves achieving the shortest […]

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