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

The Challenges of Radiology Billing for Small Groups

Posted on October 24, 2017 in General
What is a unicorn? The mythical creature is sometimes represented as the unattainable. In this case, the “unicorn” is small radiology groups trying to successfully self-bill. In times past, it was possible for small groups to self-bill. Billing (and life!) was simpler back in the day. Today, billing is complicated and expensive. A good billing platform may run a quarter of a million dollars and take considerable time and effort ...Read More