Category: Administration



The Impact of MSK Ultrasound Code Changes On Imaging Utilization

Concerns regarding increasing utilization of non-vascular extremity ultrasound imaging led to the Current Procedural Terminology Editorial Panel to separate a singular billing code into distinct comprehensive and focused examination codes with differential reimbursement.



Coding Quandary

With the October 1, 2015, implementation date for the International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th edition (ICD-10) fast approaching, one growing area of concern is the current quality of physician clinical documentation, say Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) instructors and billing experts.

Providers Lack New Reimbursement Tools: 6 Findings

The results of a recent survey conducted by KPMG indicate that it is high time providers prepare their finance departments to address the demands that new care delivery models—like accountable care organizations—will call for as the industry moves away from fee-for-service reimbursement mechanisms. Among the many tools needed: predictive modeling and analytics. Learn more in this article from Becker’s Hospital Review.

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