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Title: Taurus-Partners - For Outsource Medical Billing, Medical Coding Solution Sevices


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Medical Billing Coding Errors To Avoid
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According to an estimate, doctors in US are
losing approx 125 billion due to poor Medical
Billing.
  • Medical care providers are offering the best
    cutting-edge care for their patients. Howbeit,
    for successfully endowing the medical practices
    requires medical billing. In todays ergonomic
    medical industry, business issues are rising that
    are concerned with the medical billing coding.

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Following are the most common errors in medical
billing
  • Upcoding This happens when billing codes are
    changed to symbolize more severe treatment or
    diagnosis. This causes medical bills to inflate.
    Upcoding happens when patient treatments are
    coded for a name-brand medication or a regular
    visit to the doctor is coded as inpatient care.
  • Unbundling It occurs when medical charges that
    can be bundled jointly are listed separately.
    This makes the medical bill to increase as every
    treatment is billed separately. Examples are when
    medical tests should be treated under same code
    are billed individually.

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  • Balance billing It occurs for the leftover
    balance after insurance companies settled the
    medical bills with the hospital or care provider.
    Care should be taken whether all the hospital
    charges are covered under the policy or not.
  • Duplicate billing It occurs due to services or
    procedures billed multiple times. The most common
    example is when doctors associate staff bills
    for the same service or procedure for a couple of
    times.

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  • Lack of medical requirements If the hospital or
    care provider is not able to offer coder with
    information about the diagnosis, then wrong codes
    may lead to higher medical bills.
  • Differing treatment codes If medical coder
    upcodes the diagnosis and leaving treatment
    codes, the insurance company will reject the
    claim due to mismatch between treatment
    diagnosis codes. Especial care should be taken
    while coding for both diagnoses treatments.

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  • For more Assistance call us at 1-800-916-1270
  • Email us at info_at_taurus-partners.com
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  • http//www.taurus-partners.com/

  • THANKS
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