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Healthcare Coding Basics

In the 21st century, paying for visits to healthcare providers is a simple process for patients. They simply present their insurance cards, make a copay and go on their way. The system can be a nightmare for medical insurance billers (MIBs), who complete hundreds of... read more

The Typical Insurance Claim Cycle

The demand for medical insurance billers (MIBs) continues to grow and many individuals are eager to launch a career in the field. The popularity of medical billing has given rise to a multitude of unfounded claims by scam artists who insist it’s a career path with... read more

MIB Assistant — Hiring Them Right

A large majority of medical insurance billers (MIB) start their businesses at home and as the company grows, the MIB often discovers they require an assistant. However, liking someone isn’t enough upon which to base a working relationship and in this insightful... read more

How to Get the Claim: The Billing Scenario

Building a clean claim is a concerted effort. It begins with the office staff that gathers demographic information and comes to fruition when the funds are deposited in the practice’s account. Much can happen to a claim on its way to becoming a payment and in this... read more

The Impact of Obamacare on Medicare Recipients

One of the groups most affected by the Affordable Health Care Act will be seniors and the disabled receiving Medicare benefits. Medicare is being singled out for extensive financial cuts through Obamacare. The Act requires Medicare recipients to shoulder a larger... read more