Medical Billing Blog

Keep it Simple: 3 Ways to File Secondary Claims

In the June Network Bulletin from UnitedHealthcare, I came across an article discussing the proper way to file a secondary claim when Medicare is primary.  Even though the information was not new, I thought it might be helpful to go back through the 3 ways you can file secondary claims.

Billing Note: CMS has posted a recommendation on proper billing when a commercial payer is secondary.

Time to Get on the MIPS Ships

IGNORE MIPS GET PENALIZED

Avoid Chaos at the End of the Month

My internet search for “What is the monthly close?” produced this result from the Accounting Coach website:

Scratching the Surface of MACRA

I have no less than 10 articles starred in my email inbox all related to MACRA, MIPS and APMs.  I have finally decided to take a stab at getting my head around this big change for 2017 quality reporting.  Hopefully, I can provide some insight to others as well.

I decided to start at the beginning:does MACRA make you scratch your head?

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

With preventive care being a major center of attention for the future of healthcare in the United States, there is not a better example of Benjamin Franklin’s “an ounce of prevention equals a pound of cure” than colorectal cancer.                                                

Avoid an Audit – Don’t Poke the Bear (Payer) Part 3

This is part 3 in a series of billing blogs, highlighting some common mistakes and ways you can utilize features in the advanced billing software, Iridium Suite, to minimize them and identify potential billing issues.

Avoid an Audit – Don’t Poke the Bear (Payer) Part 2

This is part 2 in a series of billing blogs, highlighting some common mistakes and ways you can utilize features in the advanced billing software, Iridium Suite, to minimize mistakes and identify potential billing issues.

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