Author - Abhijit

Preparing Your Practice for Telehealth Services

Preparing Your Practice for Telehealth Services

Role of Telehealth During COVID-19 Telehealth has proved to be an effective option to fight the outbreak of COVID-19. Telehealth services played a major role in preventing, diagnosing, treating, and controlling diseases during the COVID-19 outbreak. Even though an extended [...]

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Correct Application of Modifier CQ and CO

Correct Application of Modifier CQ and CO

CMS has established two modifiers, CQ and CO, to indicate services furnished in whole or in part by a physical therapist assistant (PTAs) or occupational therapy assistants (OTAs), respectively. The modifiers are defined as follows: CQ modifier: Outpatient physical therapy [...]

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Accurate Payment Posting Leading to Improved Billing Efficiency

Accurate Payment Posting Leading to Improved Billing Efficiency

Basics of Payment Posting Payment posting is an integral part of the revenue cycle management (RCM) of any healthcare organization. As the name suggests, payment posting involves posting the payments and their reconciliation. The billing team will post the received [...]

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Key Parameters to Reduce Accounts Receivable (AR) for Your Practice

Key Parameters to Reduce Accounts Receivable (AR) for Your Practice

Accounts receivable (AR) is an important parameter for any practice’s revenue cycle management. More number of AR days indicate inefficiencies in your overall revenue cycle activities. Things can quickly go out of hand and providers require to write off [...]

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Updated CMS Guidelines for COVID-19 Tests and Booster Shot

Updated CMS Guidelines for COVID-19 Tests and Booster Shot

Billing and coding guidelines for various medical specialities are constantly getting updated due different COVID-19 variants. Before delivering services, providers are really not sure about insurance coverage for that specific procedure. As Public Health Emergency (PHE) has extended beyond [...]

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