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On October 18, 2017, Becker’s Healthcare released a list of 160+ healthcare companies with revenue cycle management solutions. MedKoder is honored to be one of the listed companies. View the list here: https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/lists/160-healthcare-revenue-cycle-companies-to-know-2017.html Healthcare administrative and clinical functions that contribute to the capture, management, and collection of patient service revenue are experiencing complex revenue cycles and need […]

September 14, 2017 On August 9th, 2017, 419 codes were added, 273 codes were revised codes and 123 codes are being deleted. In addition, on April 14, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published proposed changes to ICD-10, along with the proposed hospital inpatient prospective payment system rule. These changes are effective […]

August 10, 2017 Risk Adjustment Validation (RADV) audits have two main purposes, to ensure contracts have met CMS’ submission requirements, and to validate HCC codes by ensuring the submitted diagnoses are supported by medical documentation. If selected by CMS for a RADV audit, a mistake in either one of these areas can have severe financial […]

June 22, 2017 Quality health care is incomplete without the accuracy and completion of the medical record and the corresponding coding. To ensure the medical records are 100% accurately coded, it is important to complete a medical coding audit. Here are the top 10 reasons to conduct an external audit in 2017: With the increased […]