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Your Medical Coding Blog

What is happening in the industry that affects you? This blog features articles addressing the current dynamics of medical coding as they pertain to your facility, practice or career.

Posted by Lisa Hart | HIM Briefings | 17 March 2017
When it comes to using offshore resources, there are several important compliance requirements HIM professionals need to know. These requirements were created by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) a decade ago and apply to the use of offshore contractors for all Medicaid, Medicare, and TRICARE patients.
Posted by Bill Wagner | 23 January 2017
U.S. healthcare providers have been utilizing offshore medical coding for over 10 years. Its relevance and benefits parallel our healthcare market dynamics. But once where there were reliable-quality offshore coders working at considerably lower rates than domestic coders, now we are encountering less reliable, less experienced and more expensive offshore coding plus an increased availability of quality onshore coders. Let’s see how we got here and where it may lead.
Posted by KIWI-TEK | 24 November 2016
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Posted by Bill Wagner | 22 February 2016
Next to treatment, medical coding in hospitals and clinics is the keystone of the healthcare system. It meticulously documents the medical procedures to make sure they comply with the insurers’ exhaustively detailed requirements in order for the hospitals and physician’s groups to receive their deserved compensation.Continue reading this article published in Off-to-Collage Board.
Posted by KIWI-TEK | 02 December 2015
Technological advancements in recent years have enabled an increasingly large number of people to work from their home offices. This proves especially relevant to remote medical coding.
Posted by KIWI-TEK | 02 July 2015
It's simply a matter of resource planning. With increasing medical costs and regulations severely challenging profits, where do you allocate your operating budget dollars to obtain the best ROI?