Tag Archives: medical coding

Chicago, IL –October 2, 2017-  MedKoder, LLC has been ranked as No. 19 among 75 healthcare suppliers by Modern Healthcare’s 2017 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. The complete list of this year’s winner rankings is available here. Modern Healthcare will publish a special supplement featuring ranked lists of all the winners along with the […]

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 […]

July 6, 2017 True or False: Contract Coding is Too Expensive True. Are you sure? While at first glance the hourly rate of a contract coder versus one you would hire internally appears to be more expensive, there are some other factors that come into play to make these numbers closer than you might think. […]

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 […]

MedKoder is excited to return to HFMA ANI this year in Orlando, FL, June 25-27, 2017.  Join us at Sunday’s Opening Reception and in the exhibit hall on Monday and Tuesday at MedKoder Booth #813. Are you on social media? Don’t forget to use the conference hashtag, #HFMA2017ANI, and follow MedKoder’s socials to keep up with […]

  May 22, 2017 – For the past 10 years, Modern Healthcare- the leader in healthcare business news, research & data– recognizes outstanding national-level employers in the healthcare industry with their program, Best Places to Work in Healthcare. This year, the program selected 150 companies and organizations throughout the healthcare industry that empower employees to provide patients and customers […]

Do you have the session schedule memorized? Are your bags packed? Are you getting excited now that HEALTHCON is less than 5 days away? If you answered, ‘yes,’ then we are all on the same page! The MedKoder team is excited to join you this year in Las Vegas for AAPC’s annual conference. In the […]

  International Excursion Yes! You just signed with an offshore vendor to take your confidential patient information on an international excursion. This company is certified. They have multiple years of experience. They have an over-abundance of medical coders contracted (so you know there will be coverage for your many medical records.) And to top it […]

Selfless, Go-Getter, and Dog Lover are a few words that describe MedKoder’s Operational Database Analyst, Lynn Ethridge. Lynn brings 7 years of technology experience to the table as she works with the corporate office technology team to continue to enhance MedKoder’s in-house medical coding management technologies. “I am here to support the technology team with my […]