June’s Coding Challenge
June’s Coding Answer
CMS has replaced the general and lab advanced beneficiary notice with the Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) of Non-coverage. The new titled notice requires physicians and other healthcare providers to use a new form when services are not expected to be covered by Medicare.
Have you ever wondered why you are able to get up-to-the-minute sports scores, but it could take weeks to receive potentially lifesaving drug safety alerts? (And that is only if your front-office staff is able to separate the “Dear Doctor” letter from junk mail.)
Denials management and appeals are the two most underestimated processes in rheumatology offices. Most practices lose thousands of dollars every year because they are not following up or writing off denied claims correctly.
Quality adds new dimension to the three-part mission
What can college athletics show us about teaching medicine?
We need to address the specter of ghostwriting in medical research
Early treatment lessens arthritis pain and disability, but challenges to early detection remain
Gait analysis can improve the walk of patients with arthritis