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Oct 18, 2016

What is the billing cycle time?

Dear Gina, I am planning to start my own practice in billing and coding. This website helped me a lot in understanding the process. My question is if

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Oct 18, 2016

Can you bill insurance for multiple DOS's on one claim?

I have been helping the office manager with billing and have found several things I am questioning: 1. Can you bill the insurance for more than 1 DOS

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Oct 17, 2016

Looking for a CPT expert for a novel Genetic test in CLIA Certified lab

I am looking for a expert in development of CPT codes for a novel Genetic test from our CLIA Certified lab in Spain. Should you have somebody in your

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Oct 17, 2016

Claims and deductibles

So where does the responsibility of the biller end? When a claim processes with a deductible applied and the patient believes it is incorrect, is it the

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Oct 17, 2016

Medical Insurance Specialist/Collections

I have been in the Medical AR business for 14 years. I have worked for two major Fortune 500 corporate billing offices, managed one small Chiropractic

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Oct 16, 2016

How do I bill Medicare secondary using eClinicalworks?

I cant seem to figure out how to bill Medicare secondary thru eClinicalworks. I have over 100 claims that can't get past our clearing house. I have tried

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Oct 16, 2016

suture removal

A patient presents to the ER with a laceration, and the ER Physician sutures him, then tells the patient to see his doctor in 5 days for the removal.

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Oct 16, 2016

How to get started?

I am currently a Home Health Therapist that would like to change things up and get my certifications in medical billing and coding to be able to work from

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Oct 16, 2016

What make Neoplasm coding so difficult?

What is the proper way to approach coding neoplasm, I need clarification, I'm stuck! Response: Thanks for your question. I'm not experienced in coding

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Oct 16, 2016

Setting up medical billing services business - Is Coding Mandatory

Hello, I would like to set up my own medical billing services business. I would like to know if is mandatory to do the coding also to generate medical

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Oct 14, 2016

Would want to start medical billing services business

I have masters degree in microbiology and have 7 years experience in the clinical research industry with reasonably good background in medical terminology

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Oct 14, 2016

What school should I go to?

I'm trying to find a good school to get into this field. Is DeVry a good school, l'm also looking into HRS Learning Center. Any input would be greatly

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Oct 13, 2016

Transfering a client from one billing software to Kareo

Hi Gina, I have a potential new client who is using a 3rd party biller, but is unhappy and wishes to make a change. She would like to contract with me

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Oct 13, 2016

Does it really take 5 months to be reimbursed by a doctor's office?

My Primary Care office did not complete/submit the paperwork needed for a sleep apnea treatment by a dentist in July of 2015. The billing department (?)

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Oct 12, 2016

Denied care after medical records were requested and reviewed

Can a medical provider deny medical care after requesting a patients records and then reviewing them? Response: As I understand, in general, the only

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