Archive for The Day of March 20th, 2007

Archive for the Day of March 20th, 2007

Welcome to the medical billing blog archive for the day of March 20th, 2007.

Here you will find links to every article added to the Outsource Management Group web site during March 20th, 2007.

You can browse this day's archives by clicking the "More" button from any of the excerpts below.

Oh, Those Feelings of Rejection!

When your medical billing claims get rejected, one claim can put your staff behind on everything they are supposed to be doing. The patient’s folder will have to be pulled, the notes will have to be re-read and researched, the claim will have to be compiled again and the coding will need to be double checked again to make sure you are using the latest codings and modifiers for the claim. In some cases the carrier will need to be contacted which is more time lost from servicing your practice and the claim will have to be submitted once again and the will take more time away from your day

Documenting for Chiropractors and Podiatrists

In 2007, Medicare is going to continue their close scrutiny of chiropractors and podiatrists. The claims submitted by these fields will continue to get looked over due to the extreme amount of fraud that has occurred in these two branches of medicine. Additionally, the stringent guidelines that are currently in place for chiropractors and podiatrists in order to meet payment requirements for certain procedures and debridement services will be getting looked at very closely and continue to be required in order to get their medical billing claims paid. If you perform these services or you are a medical billing company that does claims for these types of practices, check and

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