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ICD-10: To Superbill or Not to Superbill – That is the Question!

Posted by Andy Tolep on December 23, 2013 at 7:30 AM

The U.S. healthcare system is now 10 months away from the ICD-10 “live” date. Physician practices that are using paper superbills have two options. They can convert the ICD-9 superbill to an ICD-10 superbill or capture ICD-10 codes electronically through an EMR or practice management system.

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Topics: icd10 superbill, convert superbill icd9, physician practice superbill

Prepare for New CMS 1500 Form to be Implemented Q1 2014

Posted by Robyn O'Connell on December 9, 2013 at 7:30 AM

In preparation for ICD-10, the National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC) has approved an updated 1500 form that will allow up to 12 diagnoses codes as opposed to the previous version’s four (4). This change has been needed since electronic claims have allowed more than the four diagnoses on the current 1500 Form for years.

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Topics: icd10 1500 form, NUCC report, 1500 form icd-10

4 Simple Ways to Shine as a Healthcare IT Employee

Posted by Angela Hunsberger on December 2, 2013 at 7:30 AM

 

You likely joined the healthcare IT field because you enjoy technology, helping people, and/or solving problems. During the daily grind of help desk requests and new project assignments, have you taken a step back to think how you will set yourself apart from the rest as the healthcare IT job market continues to grow? Even the most experienced IT guru should follow a few fundamentals. These four tips, along with hard work and a little initiative, will ensure that your career will prosper.

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Topics: healthcare IT employee, attributes of top performing employees

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