Diagnosis Radiology Coding Guidelines

Posted on March 9, 2018 in General
This blog first appeared on RadRx. With radiology services coming under intense scrutiny for medical necessity, it is more important than ever to ensure that documentation for radiology exams is complete. This includes ensuring that diagnosis coding is done in accordance with the official coding guidelines and the Center for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) policy. Although many claims are being paid when initially submitted, post payment reviews are resulting ...Read More

An Outsourced Radiology Coding Case Study

Posted on February 16, 2018 in General
This case study follows the implementation and success of a national imaging center chain who outsourced coding to Dexios. We were initially approached by the client to analyze radiology coding. Immediately upon becoming a Dexios client, the group saw incredible results. By moving from 3M (formerly Coderyte) to Imagine Software, the group was able to reduce their costs by 20%, keeping their coders and billing in-house, while using outsourced coding ...Read More

MIPS Success Story

Posted on February 9, 2018 in General
The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), previously referred to as the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI), was a quality reporting incentive program initiated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This has since been combined into the MIPS program. First implemented in 2006, PQRS is an example of a pay for performance initiative that awards providers and practices for reporting high quality healthcare data. When PQRS first came out, ...Read More