How Some Radiologists Will Make More Money in 2018

Posted on December 21, 2017 in General
We all want to make more money next year, right? Unfortunately, making more money typically requires putting in more work. Same goes for radiologists. Not a single one of them will make more money next year unless they put in longer hours. The payors aren’t going to pay more and it’s doubtful that hospitals are going to entertain kicking in more subsidies. There is one exception to make more money ...Read More

What You Should Know About Interventional Radiology Coding

Posted on November 27, 2017 in General
Interventional radiology coding is hard. Very hard. Why? Well to start as technology advances, more high-tech procedures are likely to be performed. When at the same time, the rules and regulations around interventional radiology are evolving. This creates a challenging environment for any coder. Error rates for interventional radiology coding and charging are significantly higher than other medical fields. Interventional radiology coding expert and auditor, Stacie Buck, estimates that as ...Read More

Why Are Credit Balances Important In Radiology Billing?

Posted on November 9, 2017 in General
I am willing to wager than no radiology billing company was ever chosen by a group or imaging center because of the way they worked credit balances and issued refunds. There is little glamour in the subject. What are credit balances? Credit balances are monies owed by the company to patients and insurance companies from overpayment of services. These occur when payments and adjustments exceed the actual posted charges.   ...Read More