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Don’t Let These Coding Mistakes Cost Your Practice

Friday, September 18, 2015


Upcoding, downcoding, and miscoding errors cost billions of dollars each year, according to a study of coding errors by the California Medicaid payer Medi-Cal. The study showed that the agency had paid more than $1 billion in inappropriate claims caused by incorrect reporting of codes — which providers had to repay. Documentation and Service Level Must Agree Upcoding was […]

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