Technological advancements have impacted a lot of industries and jobs tremendously and with the appropriate use of technology, various jobs become easier to perform. However, it is often seen that, over a period of time, the reliance on technology increases and responsibilities of a job are taken care of by technology, creating a situation, where […]
Coding Compliance and Strategies to Improve Reimbursements
Compliance, i.e. acting according to established guidelines and specifications, with respect to the prevailing standards and regulations is vital for every business. So it is, for a healthcare facility in various aspects including medical coding and billing processes. Healthcare facilities must adhere to the various regulations designed to avoid and minimize the scope for fraud […]
Why You Should Choose a Medical Coding Career?
A career in the health information technology industry can be a rewarding one for an individual who wishes to work in the healthcare industry but cannot directly work as a healthcare provider such as a physician, nurse, etc. If you are interested to work in the healthcare industry, you may choose medical coding as your […]
Social Determinants of Health and Medical Coding
If you are in the healthcare industry, especially medical coding you must know about social determinants of health (SDOH) which are the conditions in the environment that affect people’s health, life quality and risk of illnesses. The data for social determinants of health refers to the conditions in which people live, learn, play and work. […]
Prospects for Medical Coding in 2021 and Beyond
The healthcare industry is an ever-evolving industry where constant work is carried out to identify ways to treat various diseases while new diseases are being identified and new technologies and new medicines are being produced to counter these diseases. Healthcare-allied services such as healthcare documentation, medical coding and billing play a critical role in providing […]
Do You Have The Skills To Become A Medical Coder?
The healthcare industry is not just filled with doctors and nursing staff. It is much more than that and offers a plethora of job opportunities to those who are enthusiastic to make a difference in the quality of patients’ lives. Medical coding is one such field in the healthcare industry that deals with the maintenance […]
The Ever-Growing Responsibilities of Medical Coders
Medical coding professionals have a huge responsibility of transforming the diagnoses, procedures, services and equipment used by medical professionals into universally acceptable medical codes so that they are helpful for both the billing process and facilitate health-related studies. Medical coders have added responsibilities on them apart from this core responsibility due to the technology updates […]
The Importance and Complexity of Medical Coding
The increasing number of health ailments and the numerous medical procedures to diagnose and treat these ailments make the study of health-related issues a really complex thing. Even more complex is the procedure for getting reimbursements for the services provided by the healthcare facilities. Medical coding and billing processes in the healthcare industry help in […]