Archive for The Day of May 11th, 2007

Archive for the Day of May 11th, 2007

Welcome to the medical billing blog archive for the day of May 11th, 2007.

Here you will find links to every article added to the Outsource Management Group web site during May 11th, 2007.

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When New Billing Codes Aren’t Recognized

In medical billing, code recognition is not the only reason for denial. If a claim containing a new code is denied, go through your medical billing claim and make sure it is absolutely accurate. Then you can probably narrow down the reason to simply a matter of the carrier not recognizing the CPT code. When new medical billing codes are introduced there is a lag period that lets coders and payers get adjusted for that specific code. HIPPAA sets an effective date for all medical billing codes that states when companies must begin using the codes or accepting the new codes. It is illegal to deny claims for no recognition

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