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    5 Solutions to Common Medical Billing Errors

    Posted by Carl Mays on Thu, Jul 18, 2019 @ 02:01 PM

    5 Solutions to Your Common Medical Billing ErrorsDenial of claim is defined in the Health Insurance Glossary as “the refusal of an insurance company or carrier to honor a request by an individual (or his or her provider) to pay for health care services obtained from a health care professional.”

    This is one of the most pressing problems the healthcare industry is facing today, resulting in a reported loss of net patient revenue ranging from 1 to 5% for your practice, or around two to three million dollars yearly for an average 300-bed hospital.

    Although these denials can be appealed and reworked, physician practices spend approximately $25 cost per claim just for this to be completed. Sadly, the success rates for these appealed claims vary from 55% to 98% depending on the capability of a practice’s medical denial management team.

    A bird’s-eye view of just how much money can be lost by denied claims is posted in the chart below, supplied by the American Association of Family Physicians (AAFP):

    Screenshot 2019-07-18 20.06.49

    How to Fix Common Medical Billing Errors for Increased Revenue

    You can reduce the rate of your medical billing denials with these following recommendations:

    1. Complete all the necessary fields of your medical claim.

    61% of initial medical billing denials and 42% of denial write-offs are due to submitting a medical claim with missing or incorrect demographic information and incorrect plan code. Thus, it is important for your staff to perform due diligence when submitting your claims. This means verifying that all the information needed in the form is filled out properly.

    Do this faster and more efficiently with a scrubber that can check the coding, bundling, and procedure information on your claim prior to submitting it to the payer.

    2. Never resubmit claims on the same date.

    Resubmitting claims on the same date to the same provider for the same beneficiary, even if all entries are complete, is one of the biggest reasons for a Medicare Part B claim denial. Avoid this by encouraging your staff to double-check if a claim has already been submitted before filing another.

    Motivate them to practice this protocol by choosing software with a user-friendly interface. This makes it easier for them to track and check the status of your claims.

    3. Ensure your patients' insurance coverage information is updated.

    Some medical billing denials are a result of your staff's failure to check the details of a patient's insurance eligibility. Thus, you end up filing for a claim that is not covered by the payer.

    Regularly update a patient’s insurance eligibility, as well as his or her basic profile information to ensure you have the most updated information.

    4. Use an alert system to ensure all claims are filed on time.

    There is a limit to the number of days a medical claim can be submitted to a payer. Know the grace period for this, which includes the time you will take to rework any rejections.

    As needed, incorporate into your workflow an alert system that will notify your staff of any medical claim that is approaching the time limit.

    5. Choose the right billing codes.

    Some claims are considered reviewed but denied or reduced by the payer due to an incorrect choice of billing codes, which could either be:

    • Upcoding (assigning a bill to a more expensive medical procedure)
    • Undercoding (failure to include the services you've performed)
    • Insufficient code specificity

    The best solution for this is to have a comprehensive patient record. This includes the laterality, severity, and accompanying conditions of the service provided. This is most helpful to your medical billing staff when assigning the proper codes to it.

    About ClaimCare

    ClaimCare offers a complete medical billing solution for your practice. This includes an EMR, Instant Payment Program, an upfront insurance verification, and a patient collection tool to help improve your practice's revenue. Call us toll-free at (855) 376-7631 or Contact ClaimCare to see how we can improve your profits so you can focus on medicine instead of medical billing.

    Tags: medical billing, medical billing services, improving medical billing

    3 Types of Medical Billing Companies to Fit Your Needs

    Posted by Carl Mays on Fri, Apr 26, 2019 @ 11:01 AM

    3 Types of Medical Billing Company to Fit Your NeedsThe AMGA 2017 Medical Group Operations and Finance Survey reported that operating costs losses per physician jumped from a 10 percent loss of net revenue in 2016 to a 17.5 percent loss a year later. Thus, the total losses per physician during this two-year period went from $95,138 to $140,856.

    With these increasing revenue losses, to help reduce operational costs more and more healthcare providers are choosing to outsource their medical billing rather than keeping it in-house.

    If you are considering a move to outsource your billing, it behooves you to understand the 3 types of medical billing companies. This basic knowledge will help you decide which type best fits your needs, allowing you to focus on your core operations.

    Medical billing companies vary with the services they offer, and are categorized as such:

    1. Light Service Medical Billing Companies

    These are billing software vendors. Their services include handling of coding validation and working rejections due to authorizations, eligibility, and patient demographics.

    Due to the limited services such companies deliver, which include processing the front end billing process and processing your claims, they are designed for practices that have an expert in-house medical billing staff in place.

    2. Full Service Medical Billing Companies

    These are the traditional medical billing companies that initiate their services during the earlier stages of your revenue cycle. They are equipped and skilled to:

    • Provide your practice with technology tools and training for demographics, card issuance information, and eligibility verification, which is most helpful during the check-in process
    • Work with rejected claims and assist you on how to avoid this from happening in the future
    • Communicate with practices regarding how to manage rejections.

    They have the capacity to handle all of your medical billing concerns. This makes them the ideal choice for medium to large practices aiming to focus on their core operations.

    3. Boutique Medical Billing Companies

    Sometimes what’s required is a medical billing company that can provide more specific assistance to your specialized practice. This is where boutique types of medical billing companies are extremely valuable.

    Boutique medical billing companies can deliver customized services to specialized practices and facilities that wish to go beyond the common simple payment postings, claims submissions, and account receivables follow-up. However, this also means a higher service fee because of their unique customized approach to medical billing.

    Which type of medical billing company would best suit your practice or facility?

    It depends on your requirements. If you have a limited in-house billing staff, choosing a full-service or a boutique billing company would be ideal. However, if you have the resources to handle most of this on your own and only require a software to assist you, then a light service medical billing company could help you achieve your goals.

    About ClaimCare

    ClaimCare has over 17 years of medical billing experience with all employees being 100% U.S.A.-based. Our services include denial management, electronic medical record implementation, fixing of broken medical billing processes, and expedited billing service. Subscribe to our blog or call us toll-free at (855) 376-7631 for any of your medical billing queries and concerns.

    Tags: medical billing operations, best medical billing companies, improving medical billing, medical billing resources, Medicaid billing

    Medical Billing Benchmarks: Yield

    Posted by ClaimCare Resources on Wed, Jun 04, 2014 @ 06:54 PM

    PrMedical Billing Benchmarksactices and physician's constantly struggle with understanding how well their billing is working. This can be difficult to do because reliable medical billing benchmarks that can be easily applied are difficult to find. A great solution to this is the use of a Theoretical Yield (i.e., the amount you should collect for every dollar billed if your billing is working perfectly).

    Understanding the concept of yield is the key behind assessing the billing performance using medical billing benchmarks.  From a medical billing standpoint, yield is the amount of a claim that should actually result in a payment versus a contractual adjustment. In other words, if your yield is 50%, then on a $100 claim you should received $50 in payments and will write-off the rest to contractual adjustments. In the first article in the series on allowables I discussed why you should set your fee schedule higher than your contractual allowables. Having fees higher than allowables is what results in yields that are less than 100%.

    Calculating your practice's yield is straightforward. At its simplest level you take the allowable for a CPT and divide by the fee you charge for that CPT. Using the example above, if your fee for a given CPT is $100 and your allowable for that fee is $50, then your yield is $50 (what you should collect)/$100 (what you charge) = 50%.

    This is a straightforward calculation. The complication arises because of the various payer contracts for a practice and the fact that the yield for a specific payer often varies by CPT (i.e., with BCBS you may have a yield of 50% for one CPT and 60% for another CPT).

    This means that calculating your yield requires you to understand your procedure mix. To get a close estimate of your yield for a specific payer you can:

    1. Take your top 20 CPT codes and calculate the yield for each of these codes; and then
    2. Calculate a weighted average for the overall yield based upon the frequency of each of your CPTs;

    To move from a close estimate to a more precise estimate your repeat the above procedure but instead of only using your top 20 CPT codes, you use as many as is required to cover at least 90% of your charge volume with each payer. Typically, however, the top 20 CPTs provide an accurate answer.

    Once you have completed the above exercise for one payer, you need to repeat this for each of your top payers (you should do this for the payers that represent at least 80% of your payment volume). Once you have done this you can then get an overall yield for your practice by creating a weighted average yield for the practice based upon your charge volume (not payment volume) for the practice. The idea of a weighted average yield of the practice works well as long as your procedure mix and payer mix are stable.  If either changes significantly, then you need to recalculate your yields.

    With a weighted average practice yield (or Theoretical Yield) in hand you can easily get an initial understanding of how well you medical billing is performing. This medical billing benchmark will provide significant insight into your true performance. If your practice theoretical yield is 50% and your actual performance is 42% - then you are leaving a lot of money uncollected (up to 8% of every dollar billed). There are a number of items that will keep you from achieving your full Theoretical Yield, but you certainly would expect to be within a few percentage points.

    Although developing yields can be tedious work, it is critical to know your practice's yield and use this medical billing benchmark to understand if your medical billing is working well.

    About ClaimCare, Inc.

    ClaimCare Medical Billing Services stands out from the crowd of medical billing companies. ClaimCare offers a complete medical billing solution, has the only service level guarantee in the industry, offers best-of-breed technology, an air tight medical billing process, actionable reporting and broad experience and can work on its clients' medical billing systems. For more information contact ClaimCare Medical Billing Services by email at sales@claimcare.net , by phone at (877) 440-3044 or visit the ClaimCare Medical Billing Company website.

    Copyright 2009, Carl Mays II and the ClaimCare Medical Billing Company

    Tags: general medical billing questions, improving medical billing, Medical Billing Benchmarks

    Medical Billing News: You Are Probably Your Own Worst Enemy!

    Posted by ClaimCare Resources on Wed, Mar 27, 2013 @ 11:44 AM

    Denial ManagementMedicare has over 200 reason and remark codes they use daily in the process of adjudicating claims. They have recently released the top reasons for medical billing denials and rejections.  Most practices may think the majority of medical billing denials and rejections are based on how the doctor or certified CPT coder chooses to code. This is incorrect. Of course, sometimes it is the case – but most times it is not.

    You may be surprised to learn that the top denial and rejection reasons are caused by failures within the work flow of the practice’s office. It is easy enough to want to point fingers at Medicare in frustration, but quite often it is the little things that prevent a practice from being paid in as few as 15 days from submission.  So, if you are experiencing delays in receiving Medicare payments, the culprit may well be one of the issues listed below. Fixing these problems can dramatically speed up your payments from Medicare (and other payers). After all, the best medical billing denial management process is avoding denials in the first place.

    2013 top 10 reasons for Denials and Rejections:

                    1.   Claim submitted to the Wrong Payer/Contractor

                                    a.  New Medicare Advantage programs

                                    b.  Should be sent to Railroad Medicare instead of Traditional

                    2.   Patient ID Number is Invalid

                    3.   Patient DOB does not match Medicare Record

                    4.   Patient Name does not match Medicare Beneficiary

                    5.   Other insurance primary

                    6.   Coordination of Benefits of the primary payer is out of balance

                    7.   No Part B coverage (or Part A coverage only)

                    8.   Zip Code of place of service invalid (requires 4 check-digit code)

                    9.   NPI is invalid for the referring physician

                   10.  Invalid Procedure Code for date of service.   

    About ClaimCare, Inc.

     ClaimCare Medical Billing Services stands out from the crowd of medical billing companies. ClaimCare offers a complete medical billing solution, has the only service level guarantee in the industry, offers best-of-breed technology, an air tight medical billing process, actionable reporting and broad experience and can work on its clients' medical billing systems. For more information contact ClaimCare Medical Billing Services by email at sales@claimcare.net , by phone at (877) 440-3044 or visit the ClaimCare Medical Billing Company website.

    Tags: medical billing operations, medical billing education, cardiology billing, orthopedic billing, medical billing, improving medical billing, denial management

    Cardiology Billing: 2013 Cardiology Coding Changes

    Posted by ClaimCare Resources on Tue, Mar 26, 2013 @ 03:51 PM

    Cardiology Billing CodingMany significant coding and billing changes have been introduced in 2013 for cardiologists. The ClaimCare Medical Billing Company has created a 23 minute training video to bring cardiologists and cardiology practice staff members up to speed on the key 2013 Cardiology Coding and Billing Changes they need to understand to insure they have no compliance, billing or collection issues as a result of these new rules.

    2013 Cardiology Coding and Billing Changes - (23 minutes)

    For more insights concerning cardiology billing, please check out the following collection of articles: Cardiology Billing Articles.

    You can download this presentation by visiting  the following page: 2013 Cardiology Coding Changes.

    About ClaimCare, Inc.

    ClaimCare Medical Billing Services stands out from the crowd of medical billing companies. ClaimCare offers a complete medical billing solution, has the only service level guarantee in the industry, offers best-of-breed technology, an air tight medical billing process, actionable reporting and broad experience and can work on its clients' medical billing systems. For more information contact ClaimCare Medical Billing Services by email at sales@claimcare.net , by phone at (877) 440-3044 or visit the ClaimCare Medical Billing Company website.

    Tags: coding questions, medical billing education, cardiology billing, 2013 medical billing changes, medical billing, medical billing companies, medical billing services, improving medical billing

    ClaimCare Named One of the Nation's Top 5 Medical Billing Companies

    Posted by ClaimCare Resources on Wed, Jan 25, 2012 @ 10:41 PM

    best medical billing companiesIn kicking-off 2012, Money & Business, the online magazine that provides comprehensive coverage of business and personal financial matters, named the ClaimCare Medical Billing Company among the top five online medical billing companies. Independent researcher/writer Michele Wyan, listing the top five companies in alphabetical order, was impressed with ClaimCare’s track record, extensive experience and proven ability to serve all medical specialties nationwide.

    The researcher, mirroring ClaimCare’s mission “To collect the maximum revenue for your practice as fast as possible while helping to alleviate costs and hassle for your organization,” spotlighted a couple of ClaimCare’s many positive attributes:

    1. A guarantee that 85% of charges will be resolved within 60 days and that 95% of charges will be resolved within 120 days.
    2. The submission of claims within one weekday of receiving documentation of a patient encounter. If ClaimCare misses a claim submission deadline, the client is reimbursed for the missed claim.

    ClaimCare’s CEO/President Carl Mays II says, “This recognition is greatly appreciated because it reflects the dedicated hard work and the consistent, conscientious attention to detail that ClaimCare employees provide in order to serve our clients and to accomplish our mission. We are also quite proud of the fact that we have the ability to work on all major medical billing systems such as Centricity, eCW, NextGen, eMDs, Sage, Greenway, Misys, etc.”

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    Copyright 2010 by ClaimCare Inc. The author, Greg Weremowicz, is VP of Sales for ClaimCare Medical Billing Service, one of the largest medical billing companies in the United States.

    Tags: medical billing, medical billing companies, ClaimCare News, medical billing services, selection process, best medical billing companies, improving medical billing

    Texas Medical Billing News for Medicaid Coverage Verifications

    Posted by ClaimCare Resources on Mon, Aug 29, 2011 @ 05:19 PM

    Texas Medical BillingIf you accept Texas Medicaid then please note the following Texas medical billing changes that have begun as of August 2011. The Texas Health & Human Services Commission will be sending out new plastic Medicaid Cards to all eligible Medicaid Recipients.  The new plastic card will replace the monthly paper cards (Form 3087) to which you are accustomed. This is being done as part of the initiative to increase providers utilization of Texas Medicaid Web Resources for coverage verification and to cut down on the amount of paper that is sent to Texas Medicaid participants.

    Many practices utilize the paper Medicaid cards to assist them with verification of benefits and to determine eligibility.  Please note, that in conjucntion with the move towards plastic cards, Texas Medicaid is now providing real-time; live eligibility and PCP information through their on-line tool at www.YourTexasBenefitsCard.com.

    ClaimCare Medical Billing highly recommends that each Medicaid patients’ eligibility and PCP be verified with each provider visit.  If you are currently scanning traditional insurance cards into your system or EHR, we encourage you to now scan the Medicaid Plastic Cards for the Medicaid and CHIP patients that you serve.

    Here is the relevant excerpt from the August 2011 Texas Medicaid Bulletin: "This week, HHSC is beginning to mail new plastic Your Texas Benefit Medicaid cards to 3.4 million Texans covered by Medicaid. The new cards will replace the paper Medicaid ID (Form 3087) Medicaid clients receive in the mail each month. Texans with Medicaid coverage should receive their new plastic cards by the end of August. They will also get one last paper Medicaid ID in a separate August mailing. The new plastic card will be the client's everyday Medicaid card and will only be replaced if the client changes health plans or the card is damaged or lost. Medicaid providers can now go to www.YourTexasBenefitscard.com and begin using the site for up-to-date information on a patient's eligibility and other services."


    Copyright 2011 by ClaimCare Inc. The author is Susan Price, Austin Office Manager of ClaimCare Medical Billing Service, one of the largest medical billing companies in the United States.

    Tags: medical billing operations, medical billing education, payer compliance, improving medical billing, medical billing resources, 2011 medical billing changes, Medicaid billing

    Selecting a Medical Billing Company: Got Scale?

    Posted by Link Grader on Fri, Sep 11, 2009 @ 03:54 AM

    medical billing company successScale is key when selecting a medical billing company. By scale I mean that the medical billing company should have tens and hundreds of providers across whom large, necessary investments can be spread.

    For instance, If a $150,000 per year billing system administrator is required, then a medical claims billing company with 200 clients only needs each of its client to carry $750 per year of that person's cost. If a practice of four providers employed this person, then each provider would need to carry $37,500 per year of that person's cost; this is the value of scale. A medical practice can achieve significant advantages by leveraging the superior scale of a mid- to large-sized medical insurance billing company.

    A medical billing company should be deploying technologies and resources that a typical medical practice simply cannot afford or support. Examples of technologies and processes that lend themselves to scale include:

    • Advanced (and expensive) billing systems that offer state-of-the-art claim management and reporting abilities.
    • Pre-submission claim scrubbers that deal with the different rules for adjudication that every unique payer has.
    • A good billing system manager that stays updated with constantly changing claim submission rules from different payers. Sometimes claims can go several weeks before getting submitted, simply because many payers change their formatting rules so often. Medical billing companies are less susceptible to such tactics.
    • Advanced collection tools, such as predicting payment yields from patients (such as the amount the patient owes times the likelihood they'll pay).
    • A well-defined and managed billing process that will not grind to halt because a single employee is lost and eliminates errors before they propagate through the system.
    • A dedicated group of individuals that follow-up on claims that have not had a response from the payer within a reasonable time frame.

    These and other advantages show that most medical practices can't afford the personnel and technology to match the services that a good, properly scaled medical billing company provides.

    Most of the costs associated with the processes and technologies are fixed, and medical billing services spread these costs over their entire client base. A medical billing company that serves a few hundred physicians is more likely to provide better services than one that serves only a few practitioners. What's more, smaller medical billing companies struggle just to use processes and technology that is equivalent of what most practices already deploy.

    The bottom line is that it's always a good idea to check the scale of your medical claims billing company. The bigger ones are better able to collect from insurance companies and payers, who tend to do whatever they can to keep their money.

    Copyright 2009 by Carl Mays II

    Tags: medical billing, medical billing companies, medical billing services, selection process, improving medical billing

    Medical Billing Tip: Make Payers Abide by their Settlement Agreements

    Posted by Carl Mays on Mon, Jul 27, 2009 @ 09:51 AM

    medical billing

    A series of successful class action lawsuits have led to positive changes for physicians - in theory. I say in theory because medical billing companies and medical billing departments must be vigilant to make sure that payers are living up to the promises they have made as part of their settlement agreements.

    It is critical that quick action be taken each and every time that a settlement agreement is violated. If you believe that Unicare, Humana or BCBS are in violation of their agreement then you need to file a compliance dispute form. Each company requires a different form - of course - but there is no charge for filing a dispute. These forms can be found on the HMO Settlements Web site in the Compliance Center.

    This dispute process has teeth and physicians have recovered millions of dollars in previously denied and underpaid claims. In addition, they have also saved millions more by avoiding repaying amounts that payers asserted were overpayments.

    An example of the rules by which BCBS has agreed to conduct business will demonstrate how significant the changes have been.  As a result of its settlement BCBS:

    • May not seek overpayment recovery beyond 18 months (six months for insured plans) unless fraud is implicated;
    • Must use a clinically based definition of medical necessity;
    • Must adhere to most CPT coding rules, including payment for evaluation and management codes appended with modifier 25 and payment for add-on codes without reduction for Multiple Procedure Logic;
    • Must pay for codes submitted with 59 modifiers to the extent they follow CPT rules regarding designation of separate procedures,
    • Must provide 90 days advance notice of material adverse changes;
    • May not require physicians to participate in all products,
    • Must disclose their methodology for determining "usual, customary, and reasonable" amounts.
    • Must not utilize global periods for surgical procedures longer than CMS', and
    • May not automatically reduce CPT codes to codes of lesser intensity

    In order for your practice to fully take advantage of these changes it is critical that you put in place processes to spot violations so that you can pursue the remedies that are proven to work (as described earlier). This is a great opportunity to take advantage of a more level playing field between providers and payers- do not let this pass you by. Make sure that the medical billing service or employee responsible for your medical billing is taking full advantage of these opportunities.

    To put this into action you need a systematic process (such as automated reporting) to identify violations by the payers. This process needs to be as automated as possible so that you can catch all violations and not just catch them when they have occurred in volumes o large to miss.

    Next you need a process to easily file disputes if a violation has occurred. Again, this must be automated so that it does not always end up at the bottom of the "to do" list. Finally, you need to have a system to follow the disputes to their conclusion.

    With these elements in place you can be confident that you are taking full advantage of the agreements that have been made by payers. In addition, you will have a new and powerful weapon in your arsenal to maximize the legitimate collections you are owed for the high value services you provide and the hard work that you perform.

    2009 copyright by Carl Mays II and the ClaimCare Medical Billing Company

    Tags: medical billing operations, payer compliance, medical billing, improving medical billing

    Allowables: Predicting Expected Medical Billing Collections

    Posted by Carl Mays on Wed, Jul 08, 2009 @ 08:36 PM

    medical billing allowables

    This is the fifth and final article in my series on allowables. Now that we have covered how to understand your allowables, set your fee schedules, calculate your yields and value your AR, we are ready to discuss how to predict your practice's cash flow month-to-month.

    In its simplest form, predicting collections can be done by taking your practice's average charges per month over the past year and multiplying by your weighted average practice yield. This calculation provides your average expected monthly collections. For instance, if you practice's average charges per month are $500,000 and your weighted average practice yield is 30%, then your average expected month collections should be around $150,000 ($500,000 X 0.3 = $150,000).

    This does a good job of telling you're your average monthly collections and helping your understand if the collections your have budgeted for the year are supported by your charge volume. It does not, however, help you predict the month-to-month variations that can make managing a practice's cash flow difficult. These variations are primarily driven by changes in charge volume from month-to-month.

    In order to capture the month-to-month variations it is necessary to add another element to your calculations; the distribution of the average month's payments by date of service. In other words, which month's patient encounters generated this month's collections? Once you know this you can apply your practice's average weighted yield to the portion of each preceding month's charges that will impact the current month's collections. This is easiest to see with an example:

    Let's assume your weighted average practice yield is 30% and your collection distribution is:

    • 15% of this month's collections come from this month's dates of service (month N);
    • 40% of this month's collections come from last month's date of service (month N-1);
    • 25% of this month's collections come from dates of service from two months ago (month N-2);
    • 10% of this month's collections come from dates of service from three months ago (month N-3);
    • 10% of this month's collections come from dates of service of 4+ months ago (month N-4+).

    With this information in hand (which a good billing system or billing provider should be able to provide) you are ready to build a predictive collections model. If you use excel then you can build the model so that on one row your enter the practice's charges by month and then directly below you calculate the collections for the month. If we take the data from above, the calculation for each month would be (where n equals the current month):

     ((month N charges x 0.3 x 0.15) + (month N-1 charges x 0.3 x 0.4) + (month N-2 charges x 0.3 x 0.25) + (month N-3 charges x 0.3 x 0.1))/0.9  = Month N expected collections.

    A couple of items of note:

    • The faster your collections the more the current month's collections are dependent on the current month's charges.
    • In order to simplify the calculation it is helpful to limit the calculation to the current month and the three previous months. This is what I did above and it is the reason that I divided the answer by 0.9. The current month and the preceding 3 months account for 90% of the current month's collections. When I divide the answer by 0.9 (90%), I take this 90% answer and extrapolate it to 100%.

    Once you have constructed an excel spreadsheet with the formula's outlines above you can quite accurately predict your month-to-month collections and account for the impact of seasonal and vacation driven changes in your charge volume. In addition, with the collection prediction in place your can quickly spot billing issues before they have a chance to propagate.

    Copyright 2009, Carl Mays II and the ClaimCare Medical Billing Company

    Tags: medical billing education, medical allowables, medical billing, improving medical billing

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