What Is a Medical Records Coding Technician?

data securityA medical records coding technician is a fully credentialed coder that performs general medical records coding securely while complying with HIPAA regulations and ISO-9000 standards. Our medical coding specialists at Professional Dynamic Network  is an individual with the appropriate, verified credentials with the work experience to be a higher-level medical coder or medical biller that uses ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes for records and billing. Continue reading

EHR Security Issues—Medical Coding and Data Security

data securityElectronic health records security issues can pose problems for data security, patient safety and for regulatory compliance. There is a wide range of security issues that healthcare IT departments, hospitals, urgent care facilities, coders, auditors, management and other personnel face on a daily basis. Continue reading

Medical Coder’s In Chicago

computer deskIn Chicago as elsewhere, a medical coder’s salary is commensurate with training, skill, performance and certifications. Professional Dynamic Network provides skilled medical coding  for healthcare providers, clinics, hospitals and private practices nationally  from our remote coding labs in Chicago. With our focus on providing accurate coding services, we  hire certified coders for  our remote coding labs. Continue reading

Remote Medical Coding Companies—Solving Your Medical Records Backlog

backlogRemote medical coding companies, like Professional Dynamic Network of Chicago, offer healthcare providers essential services, specifically, remote medical records coding, transcription and billing services. Even large hospitals have considerable difficulty in keeping up with medical records coding and billing Medicaid, Medicare and insurance companies. Continue reading

Inpatient Hospital Coding

medical coder 2Inpatient Hospital Coding is a service that a Medical Record Coder is able to provide to hospitals, physicians offices and any other medical institutions needing it. Such professionals have a high level of expertise in their field and they know very well how to code multiple subject areas, if not all areas, that are related to the services offered at a specific hospital or location. They are very experienced with many types of coding conventions including, ICD-9, CPT procedures and HCPCS supply and service codes. On top of that, they also have experience with anatomy and medical terminology. Continue reading

Are You Equipped to Handle all of Your Outpatient Medical Coding?

medical coder 3Essentially the job description is relatively constant between inpatient medical coding and outpatient coding. Although, it is generally thought that outpatient medical coding is less challenging than inpatient coding. But that’s not why there is an influx of outpatient medical coding.  Continue reading

Understanding Outpatient Coding and Reporting

doctor patient with outpatient medical recordsThere are a great number of opportunities in the Health Information Management are that can save your practice or hospital valuable resources. Outsourcing your inpatient and outpatient medical coding are just 2 instances that streamline your facility. But what is medical coding? What is the difference between Inpatient and Outpatient coding? If the terms sound a little futuristic for you, good! Because in the Health Information Management field, the future is here! Continue reading

Outsource Your Coding to a Medical Coding Company

medical coderThe field of medical transcription has grown exponentially in recent years such that finding a medical transcription company or medical coding company for a medical professional or a medical institution’s needs has become less challenging. With the advent of remote working and the development of outsourcing solutions, the options have become more varied and the supply of medical coders has perhaps become greater than the demand. Continue reading