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3 Ways to Enhance Your Practice's RCM Processes

By Benjamin Cardozo on May 2, 2019 11:45:56 AM

The Revenue Cycle Management process encompasses all aspects of financial management in a healthcare organization related to patient care. It is a vital function in the success of any healthcare organization and as such, should be monitored and evaluated regularly for improvement. However, due to the complexity of each facet in the revenue cycle, it may be difficult for the leaders in a healthcare organization to pinpoint the most beneficial place to improve. 

Topics: Revenue Cycle Management Medical Billing Software
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April Fools: ICD-10 Codes for Pranks Gone Wrong

By Laura Slade on Apr 1, 2019 9:49:25 AM

Also known as "All Fools' Day", the mischievous holiday has heavily debated origins. Some historians cite the changing of calendars in 16th century France as the reason for the holiday, while others insist that it has much older, ancient Roman roots beginning with festivals centered around participants dressing up in costumes. Regardless, April Fools' Day is usually choc full of pranks--some harmless, some not. Here's a few ICD-10 codes your practice might see as a result of today's shenanigans.

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March Madness, as Told in ICD-10 Codes

By Laura Slade on Mar 20, 2018 11:38:45 AM

March Madness is well-underway. There can be no doubt it’s been an exciting one—so far, brackets everywhere have been thrown into disarray with top picks going down before they reach the elusive Sweet Sixteen spots. Whether you’re a casual fan just excited that your team made it to the crème-de-la-crème of college basketball, or a die-hard follower whose friends are embarrassed to watch games with in public, we’ve got a list of ICD-10 codes you might experience in the coming days.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Medical Billing Denial Codes and Reasons

By Laura Slade on Mar 8, 2018 9:50:35 AM

Getting denied on a medical insurance claim is one of the most frustrating things a medical practice can experience. Not only does it waste the physician's, administrator's, and patient's time, but filing an invalid claim can become something of a money-pit as well.  Frequent causes of denied insurance claims include missing information, billing errors, and questions regarding patient coverage.

Topics: Revenue Cycle Management Medical Billing Software
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Happy Father's Day: ICD-10 Codes That Are Dad Don'ts

By Laura Slade on Jun 15, 2017 9:17:05 AM

Father’s Day is all about celebrating dads. Whether that involves teeing off at the golf course, settling in for a marathon of Star Wars, or treating Dad to a concert, the day is meant to be relaxing for both Dad and the rest of the family.

But life has a tendency of getting in the way of even the best laid plans, and Father’s Day is no exception—especially when one considers that the average father suffers 22 injuries in a year. In the hopes of keeping fathers everywhere happy, healthy, and uninjured this Father’s Day, we here at InSync have put together a list of ICD-10 codes that are Dad Don’ts.

Topics: Medical Transcription Services Medical Billing Software
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Fireworks Safety Month is June 1-July 4 (Are You Prepared?)

By Laura Slade on Jun 5, 2017 2:44:46 PM

To the relief of kids everywhere, summer is finally here. Whether your days are filled with picnics, carting kids to summer camps, or relaxing by the beach, there’s no denying the celebratory feeling in the air. And what tends to accompany melting ice cream, fireflies, and backyard barbecues? Fireworks, of course! While these light-displays are dazzling and exciting, fireworks are far from child’s play. Knowing how to safely use and interact with these summertime spectaculars is vital for keeping you and others around you safe.

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Hoppy Easter: ICD-10 Codes for Every Bunny

By Laura Slade on Apr 14, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Spring has truly sprung, which means Easter isn’t far behind. Easter is a joyful holiday, but even if you don’t celebrate it, you can still reap the benefits of discounted bunny-shaped chocolates and other Easter-basket goodies. But with all of the family meals and celebrations could come a few Easter-related worries. Here are some ICD-10 codes that every bunny should look out for on April 16th.

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Happy St. Patrick's Day: The "Luckiest" ICD-10 Codes

By Laura Slade on Mar 17, 2017 8:30:00 AM


St. Patrick’s Day is upon us, with all of the festivities and four-leaf clover covered items you can imagine. While this day was originally created to commemorate one of Ireland’s patron saints—the iconic St. Patrick—the more modern take tends to involve all things green, over-drinking and general merriment. If you’re lucky, you may be able to avoid some of these codes in the midst of your celebrations.

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