Differences between Medicare Parts A, B, C and D Differences between Medicare Parts A, B, C and D

What are the differences between Medicare Parts A, B, C and D?There are four parts to Medicare: Medicare Part A, Hospital Insurance; Medica...

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Types of Medical Transcription Types of Medical Transcription

Medical transcription is essential to the billing and record-keeping process of medical faculties. Doctors and nurses need to keep notes on ...

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Medical Transcription vs Medical Billing Medical Transcription vs Medical Billing

Not everyone who works in the medical field provides direct patient care, like doctors and nurses. Other jobs in health care exist in the fo...

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How to Prepare for ICD-10 Medical Classifications How to Prepare for ICD-10 Medical Classifications

The time of the new ICD-10 codes is coming. Information on federal web sites indicates the ICD-10 category will soon be in use and the AHIMA...

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What Is HCPCS? Identification, Types, History, Functions, Uses What Is HCPCS? Identification, Types, History, Functions, Uses

HCPCS is used in the operation of medical office administration and billing. It is a code set up to help insurance providers and medical sta...

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How to Test for Medical Coding Certification How to Test for Medical Coding Certification

The AAPC provides worldwide medical coding certification. Since 1988 the American Association of Professional Coders has provided medical c...

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Medical Coding Tips for Certification Test Medical Coding Tips for Certification Test

Medical coding certification exams, like the CPC (Certified Professional Coder) tests administered by the American Academy of Professional C...

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Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Guidelines Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Guidelines

The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) refers to a standardized coding system used by Medicare and other health insurance pro...

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United Health Care and HCPCS Codes for Varicose Vein Procedures United Health Care and HCPCS Codes for Varicose Vein Procedures

The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System, or HCPCS, is a set of procedure codes for health care providers. HCPCS codes include and are...

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Varicose Vein Procedures CPT-4 Codes: Treatment, Supplies and Evaluation Varicose Vein Procedures CPT-4 Codes: Treatment, Supplies and Evaluation

Learn CPT-4 Codes for Varicose Vein Procedures involved in Treatment Therapy, Supplies, Evaluation. Varicose veins are abnormally large ve...

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New Ophthalmological (CPT) Services Codes 2011 New Ophthalmological (CPT) Services Codes 2011

The following new and revised codes will be listed in the 2011 CPT Coding Manual and are effective January 1, 2011. CPT Code 92135 has been ...

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No more CPT 92135 code for Ophthalmologists No more CPT 92135 code for Ophthalmologists

2011 CPT Addresses New Ophthalmological Services Codes The following new and revised codes will be listed in the 2011 CPT Coding Manual and...

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What Supplies can Podiatrists Bill to Insurance Companies? What Supplies can Podiatrists Bill to Insurance Companies?

I have been questioned on more than one occasion, what a Podiatrist can bill an insurance company for office supplies, or supplies used duri...

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Wound Care surgery codes Wound Care surgery codes

A newly introduced coding concept related to the reporting of wound débridements is also significant. The code range 11040–11044 has been co...

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Global Period Calculator: CPT Codes, Services and Package Information Global Period Calculator: CPT Codes, Services and Package Information

Global Period is a time frame following surgery during which routine care by the physician i.e., all necessary services normally furnished b...

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