The Truth About Working in Medical Billing

Medical billing and coding are the cornerstone of any medical practice, ensuring that insurers pay doctors and hospitals properly.

A well-run billing department is a great asset to any practice and is crucial to long-term success. We interviewed our medical billing team at Microwize to get their feedback on the medical billing and coding questions everyone wants answers to.

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The Great Resignation and Your Practice

Some people refer to it as the “Big Quit,” while others call it “The Great Resignation.”

If you missed the ”60 Minutes” segment on Sunday, January 9th, it discussed why more Americans are quitting their jobs. Many businesses are having difficult finding skilled workers to hire. To summarize the segment:

  • More and more “baby boomers” have decided to retire and not go back to work
  • Many moms decided to stay home and not go back to the workforce
  • Others relocated to areas with more affordable housing,

Medical Reimbursement by VCC Costs Practices Money

Insurance carriers are increasingly resorting to reimbursing medical claims using virtual credit cards (VCCs), but the convenience to healthcare providers is offset by the loss of some of that medical reimbursement to transaction fees.

While being paid via VCC is a more efficient reimbursement than the paper checks of yore, they aren’t legally considered “electronic”

Why Do I Have to Pay a Fee to Use CPT Code?

Why Do I Have to Pay a Fee to Use CPT Code?

It is a question I have often heard from practices since 2018, and the simple answer is greed. The American Medical Association (AMA) realized they could charge doctors a licensing fee and saw no reason not to dig deeper into the pockets of America’s healthcare providers.

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Can we offshore Medical Billing and staying HIPAA complaint?

Offshoring Medical Billing while staying HIPAA complaint. Trust takes years to build, seconds to break, and forever to repair. If you are a healthcare provider, you know that being called doctor is not just about a degree and medical board approval, it is the culmination of dedication and priorities. Over years you have dedicated countless [...]

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