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MedAxiom will soon kick off our first ever virtual conference! In this blog Lori shares details about pre-conference activities, opening session with leadership, spotlight sessions sponsored by Industry Partners and all the great content that will be covered.

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The Vexing Challenge of Physician Slowdown: How to Create an Effective Policy

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Joel Sauer | 0 Comments


Each and every year the issue of physician slowdown breaks into the top five concerns for cardiovascular group and program leaders. In this blog Joel shares three “commandments” or “must haves” for creating an equitable and effective policy that fits the needs and culture of your group.

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Managing the Modifier Maze – Correct Usage Is Vital to Your Claims

Monday, September 14, 2020 | Joline Bruder | 1 Comment


Modifiers are essential to getting claims paid correctly, yet if used incorrectly, they can cost a lot of money and possibly trigger an audit. In this blog Joline shares helpful advice when using modifiers to help with coding accuracy so you are not leaving money on the table.

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Overcoming Barriers to Cardiac Rehab Enrollment

Thursday, August 27, 2020 | Terri McDonald | 0 Comments


After a major cardiovascular event or diagnosis it is beneficial for patients to complete a cardiac rehab program. In this blog Terri explains that only a fraction of eligible patients are being enrolled and steps to take to improve access and the enrollment process.

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Establishing a Physician/Coder Relationship Is a Must do in Today’s World

Thursday, July 2, 2020 | Joline Bruder | 1 Comment


In this week's blog Joline Bruder, explains the steps she took to gain experience coding for a cardio-thoracic practice and importance of the physician/coder relationship. She also lists the responsibilities of coders and physicians to build a good relationship that will help improve documentation and coding accuracy.

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The Key to Optimizing the Revenue Cycle: Zero in on Education

Friday, June 19, 2020 | Nicole Knight | 0 Comments


Coding integrity is an integral part of the revenue cycle and should align with your organization’s overall strategic mission says Nicole Knight. In this week's blog she shares how providing ongoing education will empower your team with knowledge to get it right on the frontend, which is essential to cost per claim and timely reimbursement.

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