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How to Become a First-Class Medical Coder? - 0 views

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    Medical coding is a job for intelligent readers. Doctors forward the diagnosis and treatment details to the medical billing service companies. Medical coding staff interprets those healthcare jargons, for instance, the names of diseases and assign them medical codes according to a universally accepted coding system. The billers send those claims with codes to the insurance companies for reimbursements.
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    Medical coding is a job for intelligent readers. Doctors forward the diagnosis and treatment details to the medical billing service companies. Medical coding staff interprets those healthcare jargons, for instance, the names of diseases and assign them medical codes according to a universally accepted coding system. The billers send those claims with codes to the insurance companies for reimbursements.
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ABPI suspends Novo Nordisk's membership for two years - 0 views

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    The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has suspended the membership of Novo Nordisk for two years due to serious breaches of its Code of Practice. The action was taken by the ABPI Board following an investigation and appeals process conducted by the Prescription Medicines Code of Practice Authority (PMCPA) which found Novo Nordisk to be in breach of the ABPI Code of Practice, including Clause 2 which deals with actions "likely to bring discredit on, or reduce confidence in, the pharmaceutical industry". Having considered the case and requesting a further detailed audit of Novo Nordisk's compliance processes, the ABPI Board decided to suspend Novo Nordisk from ABPI membership. Susan Rienow, President-Elect, ABPI, said: "The ABPI Board has carefully considered the PMCPA's case report into Novo Nordisk and the subsequent audit of their compliance procedures. "The Board expressed significant concern about Novo Nordisk's compliance activities and the very serious issues identified. As a result, the ABPI Board have taken the decision to suspend Novo Nordisk from ABPI membership.
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ICD-10 Code Books - Changes and Guidelines 2017 - 0 views

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    Ask an Expert 2016 - The book contains answers to more 1,400 questions asked on our online forum, curated as a helpful guide for cracking tough coding situations. The guide answers questions on ICD 10 coding, documentation and CPT questions arising from CPT 2017 professional edition spiral bound guide.
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Make Room for These 2017 Cardiology CPT® Updates to Steer Clear of Denials - 0 views

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    And keep an eye on cardiology coding guidelines, as well, to ensure your claims on track. The 2017 CPT® code set introduced plenty of changes for cardiology. Let's take a quick tour of updates to your most relied on codes. Don't overlook this moderate sedation update The need to report moderate sedation separately impacts numerous cardiology services - pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) insertion and removal and vascular services, to name a few. This adjustment is a challenge for many cardiology coders.
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How to Become a First-Class Medical Coder? - 0 views

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    Medical coding is a job for intelligent readers. Doctors forward the diagnosis and treatment details to the medical billing service companies. Medical coding staff interprets those healthcare jargons, for instance, the names of diseases and assign them medical codes according to a universally accepted coding system. The billers send those claims with codes to the insurance companies for reimbursements. A claim might end up in acceptance or denial depending on the accuracy of the bill.
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Well Pharmacy :Digital e-voucher for corporate flu jabs - 0 views

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    Well Pharmacy has introduced a digital e-voucher platform for its corporate flu vaccination scheme. This platform simplifies the process of distributing flu vouchers to colleagues via email, employing individual flu voucher codes for each recipient, the company said in a statement. "Flu can disrupt business operations, especially during the bustling pre-Christmas period," said George Sandhu, Deputy Superintendent Pharmacist at Well Pharmacy. "Opting for staff flu jabs is a cost-effective means of safeguarding your business, employees, and their families. Our goal is to ensure a seamless setup, effortless administration, and convenient access to flu jabs for your colleagues, fitting into their schedules smoothly." According to the statement, Well Pharmacy's digital e-voucher platform offers effortless accessibility and various benefits, including swift email sharing, transparent upfront pricing and invoicing, and convenient tracking of voucher usage. Businesses can also track the utilisation and remaining availability of vouchers. "Just determine the desired number of vouchers and complete the order form," Sandhu added. "We'll provide a pre-filled agreement for your signature and return, along with an invoice. After setup, you'll receive a voucher code to distribute among your staff, along with promotional posters. They can access our website to obtain the necessary code for scheduling their vaccinations."
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AMA CPT Book, HCPCS Book, ICD-10 Code Book - 2017 Physician Bundle 1 - 0 views

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    2017 AMA CPT Book, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS Book, plus loads of enhanced features! Do you need a one-stop solution for coding diagnoses, procedures, drugs, equipment, and supplies? Do you want to secure full reimbursement, sharpen coding skills, halt denied claims, and improve compliance?
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2019 ICD-10-CM Bundle - 0 views

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    Gear up for 2019 and take charge of diagnostic and inpatient procedures coding with TCI's Hospital Inpatient Coder Bundle that gets you ICD-10-CM for Physicians & Hospitals and ICD-10-PCS Complete Code Set at one low price.
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CMS Released Billing Codes for COVID-19 Antibody - 0 views

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    CMS released payment allowances for two COVID-19 related billing codes. The codes account for the injection, infusion, and post-administration monitoring of the FDA- approved COVID-19 antibody drug.
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The Impact of Technology on Medical Billing and Coding - 0 views

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    Medical billing and coding have undergone various changes. At first, the payment transaction methods were not clear. Then from the late eighties to until a decade ago, billers and coders had to write down every single detail manually on papers. The information collected was cipher into the designated codes or electronic codes to be stored in the hospital's database.
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AMA Updates CPT Codes Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine - 0 views

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    AMA recently released the new CPT codes for COVID-19 vaccines. Medical billing services can take notes of them to better accommodate the billing requirements.
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Coders' Specialty Guide 2017: Cardiology/Cardiothoracic Surgery - 0 views

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    Do you need expert coding advice for #cardiothoracic and cardiology procedures and services? Based on your suggestions, we've redesigned one of our best cardiology books, from SuperCoder Illustrated for Cardiology to Coders' Specialty Guide 2017: Cardiology/Cardiothoracic Surgery, your daily coding companion for cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery.
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How to Become the Best Medical Coding Consultant? | Diethics.com - 0 views

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    Medical coding is a rapidly growing field, and students are adopting it as a serious career option. To make things simpler, medical coders bridge the gap between providers and the payers. When you pay a visit to the doctor, the doctor prepares notes about diagnosis and treatment. This information goes out to the medical billing services department where the medical coders convert it into a language understood by the payers.
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Guide to the Latest Medical Billing Codes for COVID-19 Test - 0 views

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    The Healthcare industry, in almost every country, is under pressure to combat the seriousness of coronavirus pandemic. The number one step for managing this catastrophe is by dealing with hundreds and even thousands of diagnostics procedures, and this code will help deal with the billing matters.
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    The Healthcare industry, in almost every country, is under pressure to combat the seriousness of coronavirus pandemic. The number one step for managing this catastrophe is by dealing with hundreds and even thousands of diagnostics procedures, and this code will help deal with the billing matters.
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3 Ways to Perfect Coding Process for Clean Medical Claims - 0 views

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    Medical coding has a great share in ensuring the quality of medical claims. The more accurately claims are compiled, the easier it is to timely send them to the payers and get reimbursements.
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Susan Rienow takes up role of ABPI President - 0 views

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    Susan Rienow, UK Managing Director and Country President of Pfizer is all set to take up her role as President of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI). The association had announced her appointment in March. Last year in September she was appointed as the vice-president of ABPI. In her new role, she will oversee the ABPI, the ABPI Board, and the ABPI's Code of Practice, which is administered by the Prescription Medicines Code of Practice Authority (PMCPA). Susan takes up the Presidency as negotiations begin for a new Voluntary Scheme for branded medicines pricing between the government, NHS England and the ABPI. All parties are looking to secure a new agreement that will help improve patient outcomes, support a healthier population and a financially sustainable NHS, while also supporting economic growth for the UK.
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World Pharmacists Day:PSNI appreciated pharmacists in NI - 0 views

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    On World Pharmacists' Day, the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society NI (PSNI) thanked pharmacists working in every sector of pharmacy in Northern Ireland (NI) for their continued service to the public. The theme of this year's International Pharmaceutical Federation's World Pharmacists' Day, (25 September 2022) was 'Pharmacy united in action for a healthier world'. In acknowledgement of the day, Dr. Jim Livingstone, president of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society NI said: "The theme of this year's World Pharmacists' Day, 'Pharmacy united in action for a healthier world' highlights pharmacy's positive impact on health around the world and seeks to further strengthen solidarity amongst the profession. "In Northern Ireland, pharmacy played a prominent role in primary health care throughout the pandemic and remains the public's most trusted and accessible frontline health care profession. "As pharmacy continues to develop additional services for the public and encompasses broader roles for pharmacists than ever before, it is essential, no matter what pharmacy sector pharmacists practise in, that the Pharmaceutical Society NI's Code (Professional standards of conduct, ethics and performance for pharmacists in Northern Ireland) remains at the core of pharmacists' practice. It is through this adherence to the Code, that pharmacy remains a united profession, providing positive health outcomes for patients and maintaining public trust.
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Pinder Sahota:ABPI President decided to step down - 0 views

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    The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has announced that Pinder Sahota has decided to step down as President of the ABPI. ABPI stated that he has made this decision to "avoid an ongoing process around a Novo Nordisk ABPI Code of Practice breach becoming a distraction from the vital work of the ABPI". Richard Torbett, Chief Executive, ABPI, said: "Pinder is a passionate advocate for the industry, and I want to thank him for his valuable contribution as ABPI President. "I fully respect Pinder's decision to step down as ABPI President which will in no way affect the ongoing case relating to Novo Nordisk. Any breach of the ABPI Code is taken extremely seriously and it is essential that all regulatory actions are robust, fair and transparent." ABPI Vice-President, Susan Rienow, Country President of Pfizer, will temporarily take on the roles and responsibilities of the ABPI President until a new President is chosen by the ABPI Board.
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Choose Right Healthcare Certification for Your Career Goals - 0 views

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    Choosing the right healthcare certification for your career goals should not be taken lightly. With so many certifications available today, it can feel overwhelming and confusing to decide which one is best suited to your individual needs. Whether you're looking for a promotion at work or want to switch careers, having the correct certification can make all the difference when reaching those goals. Thankfully, with some proper research and advice from experts in the field, you can find the perfect healthcare certification for your career goals - let's dive into how! CONSIDER YOUR CURRENT GOALS AND ASPIRATIONS When choosing a healthcare certification, it's important to consider your current goals and aspirations. Before diving into a program or course, reflect on what you want to get out of the experience - is it increased knowledge and skill set, better job prospects, and advancement opportunities? Even if you aren't currently sure about what type of career you want in healthcare, research different certifications and see which ones would bring you one step closer to achieving those goals. For example, medical coding certification is a must for anyone interested in pursuing a career in medical coding and billing. Think about the best investment of your time and energy, so you can reap the benefits later on down the line. No matter where you're starting from or where you hope to go with your career, there are certifications that provide valuable skills in all areas of healthcare.
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