Do you as a physician or healthcare provider actually have time to manage the medical coding portion of your practice or facility? CPT codes are always changing and you medical coders MUST keep up with these changes, either on your time or their own. Do you know if they are?
With an aging population, specifically “baby boomers,” changes in industry coding standards, the move to national Electronic Healthcare Records (EHR) standards, and the need for many healthcare facilities, urgent care centers, hospitals, clinics and even private practices to “outsource” medical records coding and insurance billing, may be the way you more efficiently manage your health information systems. Continue reading