Articles tagged with "billing and coding"

SM14: Otolaryngologists Tackle Challenges Facing the Specialty

Panelists offer tips for dealing with accountable care organizations, hiring mid-level providers, raising patient satisfaction scores, coding and billing changes, and supporting maintenance of certification efforts at the Triological Society’s Combined Sections Meeting in Miami Beach, Fla. in January

How Will the Affordable Care Act Impact Otolaryngology?

Analysts predict the influx of insured patients that are expected to flood the healthcare system will likely shrink physician reimbursements, cause some otolaryngologists to flock to larger healthcare systems or limit access to patients with private insurance plans, and exacerbate the shortage of specialists

ICD-10 Implementation Delayed Indefinitely

Otolaryngologists may be wondering for a bit longer what their next step should be now that HHS has delayed the October 2013 implementation of the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases coding system (ICD-10).