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Answered: Internship for medical billing and coding

There is a high requirement for medical coding and billing professionals within the health care industry. You need to be sure you are well trained and educated to perform the tasks given. Along with these basic needs skills such as communication, responsibility and learn-ability are also necessary ...

Answered: Outsourcing Medical Billing Company

The main advantage of hiring a medical billing company is they keep all the records of the patients updated. They also help in insurance verification. Codes help to keep the privacy of the patient. Some of the companies provide auditing facilities. http://bit.ly/medicalbillingbenefits

Answered: Musculloskeletal medical coding

According to ICD-9-CM procedures of medical coding , the codes 810 to 819 are used to mention Fracture of the Upper limb or the Hand.

Answered: Medical Coding and billing...how long of a training would a person need

It can take you anywhere between 3 months to two years to get trained in medical coding depending on the program you choose. There are two-year college degree programs that teach you medical billing and coding as one of the areas within allied health. Alternatively, you can opt for specific medical ...

Answered: What is Medical Billing ?

Medical Coders translate the medical terms to a standard coding format. This is later forwarded for billing. The medical professional responsible for billing then prepares a bill accordingly and forwards it to the respective insurance company who is responsible for doing the payment. Medical Billing ...

Answered: What Is Medical Billing And Coding?

Medical Coding is the process of converting diagnosis codes to ICD-9 codes and procedure codes to CPT codes. It also involves HCPC codes that identified supplies and drugs for correct billing. Medical Billing is the process of billing insurance carriers and understanding the insurance terminology ...
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Medical Billing & Coding Specialist

Medical coders encode the various treatments or diagnosis the patient has undergone right from the first appointment of the patient. They note down these codes for future billing that is done by the billing professional. In short, the job a medical coding and billing professionals is to accurately ...

Medical bills statute of limitations in CO

The statue of limitation for medical billing in CO is 3 years.

Can a person learn medical billing and coding through self help books?

Self help books are not an effective way in learning about medical billing and coding. May be it can get knowledge about that. But to work in that field, a certification should be required from an well named university. Because there is a growing demand for certified medical billing and coding ...

Hospital Drug codes

Thanks for making the extra post. It was not clear to me what AGE this peson was that was being given R636 and being in Pediatrics, I had concerns over, for example, a six (6) year old being given a drugs, meant for the use of 'older-adult in age' peope. You have relieved that issue. As far as ...