Medical Billing Blog with Medical Billing & Coding Info & Articles

Welcome to the Medical Billing and Coding Blog

Welcome to the medical billing blog containing news and articles relating to medical billing, medical coding ICD-10, HIPAA and all practice management functions.

Click any of the article links below or browse by section to the right to read articles on a specific subject.

Currently contains over 1,235 healthcare and medical related entries.

View a Categorized List of All Archives

Shocking Medical Billing Survey

An online survey completed this year by Medical Association of Billers showed some interesting stats from the world of medical billing. Responding to the survey were professionals from billing companies, single provider practices, group practices, hospital medical records, hospital outpatient, ambulatory surgery and insurance carrier. The survey results were divided into 6 categories, each representing a geographical region of the nation. For my analysis of the results I have combined each of the stats and divided to come to a national average based upon the results, and a few of those numbers are discussed here. First let me say that Outsource Management Group, LLC. has no interest in the results

Published By: Melissa Clark, CCS-P | No Comments

Consulting Charges vs. New Patient Visits

I thought I would post these thoughts today; as these billing issues have continued to pop-up frequently. As coders, we know that there are many instances when a Consultation charge would be applicable to bill for a physicians’ service. These codes include 99241-99255 However, time and time again I see this mistake occuring when billing for my own client’s who code their superbills. The OIG has issued many intensified directives when billing illegal Consultation charges. I believe that the best example would be as follows to describe the difference and when to use and when not to use a consultation charge. If Dr. Happy refers a patient to obtain an

Published By: Melissa Clark, CCS-P | No Comments

New Online Based Consulting Services

We at Outsource Management Group, LLC are happy to announce that we have added an online consulting service to our professional services to assist medical billing and coding colleagues, as well as physician’s who have there own in-house billing staff with tough billing, coding, compliance and management questions. Have you ever had trouble finding the correct code for your claim? Have you seen an increase in denied claims? Have you had trouble filling out your claim forms properly? Have you ever had trouble finding the correct modifier to use? Have you ever had any HIPAA concerns or issues? Do you need assistance with the correct usage of CPT, ICD9 or

Published By: Outsource Management Group, LLC | No Comments

Happy Thanksgiving from OMG!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL!! Happy Thanksgiving to all of you from the staff of Outsource Management Group, LLC. We sincerely hope that you have a safe and happy holiday season.

Published By: Outsource Management Group, LLC | No Comments

OMG Moves Into It’s New 1200 Sq. Ft Location on 17th Street

Medical Billing Firm Moves Into New Location and Unveils New Website After Growing 200% in the First Year. Outsource Management Group is an industry leading medical billing & medical coding outsourcing company providing physicians with complete practice management solutions nationwide.The release of the new website and medical billing blog are indicative of Outsource Management Group’s commitment to being a leader in the industry by providing the best possible service and latest information and news. Outsource Management Group, LLC was born in early 2003 in a small home office but soon outgrew that office requiring the move to its current, much larger facility. Since moving into the current facility, Outsource Management

Published By: Outsource Management Group, LLC | No Comments

Subscribe To Article Updates By Email

Submit this form to receive an email when a new article is published to our blog.

Your email address:

(Your email will never be given or used for anything but this article subscription) - privacy policy