Medical Insurance Billing and Coding

by | Last updated Apr 3, 2023 | Published on Mar 12, 2007 | Medical Billing

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Medical insurance billing and coding is a very competitive and demanding sector in the healthcare industry. These billing and coding services are of immense importance in any medical facility. These two terms appear to be closely related but are distinct fields in the healthcare sector.

Medical coding is concerned with assigning standard numeric or alphanumeric codes for different medical procedures, treatments and services. Medical billing focuses on the submission of medical claims to insurance companies and government healthcare companies.

In the present business world, a number of service providers are there to offer you the highest quality medical insurance billing and coding services. With the emergence of medical coverage plans, health maintenance organizations, and preferred provider plans, the demand for professionals specialized in the field of medical insurance billing and coding has steadily grown over the last couple of years.

In order to carry out medical insurance billing and coding projects on various medical specialties, most of these companies recruit efficient and qualified medical insurance billing and coding specialists who are proficient in ICD-9-CM, CPT, and HCPCS codes and standards. Medical insurance billing and coding specialists maintain patient’s medical records, and other health and medical details in a proper and efficient manner.

By opting for medical insurance billing and coding services, clients can substantially reduce denial rates, speed-up reimbursements, reduce administrative costs and manual paperwork, increase compliance, reduce potential fraud, and increase patient satisfaction.

Julie Clements

Julie Clements, OSI’s Vice President of Operations, brings a diverse background in healthcare staffing and a robust six-year tenure as the Director of Sales and Marketing at a prestigious 4-star resort.

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