Medical Coding Services for Organizations | RCCS

Medical Coding Services

Medical coding (22,200) is an important aspect of healthcare, and it is a vital step for the revenue cycle to ensure accurate reimbursement for any medical services provided. The process begins with patient registration and ends with the provider receiving full payment for all services. It can take weeks, or even months, for full reimbursement depending on different coding factors such as diagnosis, treatment, documentation of medical codes, and dealing with potential claim denials due to coding errors. Any coding errors throughout the medical billing process can lead to lost revenue. Therefore, it is important to submit the correct codes the first time to receive full reimbursement as quickly as possible. Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies offers a variety of medical coding services to help your organization succeed in the ever-changing healthcare industry.

Our Medical Coding Services

Remote Oncology Charge Capture Solutions

The industry experts at RCCS can ensure radiation and medical oncology charges are accurately captured and compliant with payer guidelines.

Our team will work alongside your organization to help reduce denials and maximize reimbursement. Working with our experts for remote oncology charge capture services allows you to amplify the capabilities of your organization with customized solutions specific to your needs. All services can be provided on a long-term or short-term basis.

You Can Count on RCCS For:

  • Real-time communication with physicians and staff to address charge capture and documentation questions
  • Daily comparison of charge capture to documentation found within the EMR
  • Identification and real-time correction of missed, overbilled, or inaccurate charge capture
  • Identification of incomplete documentation and documentation errors to allow for proactive correction
  • Weekly communication of errors, omissions, corrections, and department trends
  • Management of coding edits, including application of necessary modifiers when appropriate
  • Communications to assist with payer authorizations, denials, and reimbursement issues
  • Education of staff and physicians regarding process, necessary documentation, and charge capture
  • Assistance with implementation of annual coding updates, system upgrades, new treatment techniques, and best practices

Customized Charge Capture Training

Charge capture is the practice of documenting and recording the services provided to the patient and submitting those charges for reimbursement. It is important to ensure charges are captured accurately, as a single error can cost your organization big time.

Charge capture errors could be a major contributor to revenue leakage for many healthcare organizations. Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies will analyze each phase of the charge capture process to identify missing charges, review billing accuracy, and ensure the integrity of your revenue cycle. Our team will provide your organization with customized training to best fit your educational needs and avoid future revenue leakage, coding errors, or compliance issues. With customized charge capture training, we will provide:
  • Monthly reports to summarize the results of the charge capture improvements.
  • Recommendations to improve compliance and accuracy of claims.
  • Tailored education for your team and improvement processes

Coding+ Remote Coding Workforce Solution

Coding+ is a remote short- or long-term solution for organizations facing staffing shortages, new system implementation, or other changes impacting your organization.

Our medical coding experts are available in more than 20 coding specialties with varying backgrounds in healthcare that could benefit your organization. Our team will work directly within your EMR system, identifying ways to boost productivity and shorten turnaround times. They will also provide denial management support as needed assuring quality and control to support timely reimbursement.

Navigator® Medical Coding Guides

The Navigators® are RCCS’ medical billing and coding reference guides written by experts to educate medical professionals on how to properly code in oncology, radiology, or cardiology.

Did you know that 49% of improper reimbursement was due to documentation and coding errors, which are leading causes of revenue loss? Improper coding can result in underpayments, longer reimbursement times, unnecessary repayments, and even penalties. Correct medical coding is an essential step in the revenue cycle process and should always be a priority. It is beneficial for both the patient and the financial integrity of your organization. Keep your organization up to date with the latest coding and billing guidelines with our Navigators to help you achieve efficiency and accuracy. Each Navigator provides authoritative guidance and useful information for all phases of treatment that are compliant with documentation requirements, guidelines, and restrictions. The Navigator covers all aspects of treatment, guiding you through real-life examples and key documentation requirements.

Online Medical Coding Courses

Our wide selection of online learning courses for medical coding will provide the knowledge needed to code accurately and efficiently for oncology, radiology, and cardiology specialties.

Coders working in single-physician practices or hospital outpatient settings can utilize these courses to deepen their understanding of medical coding topics and learn how to assign correct procedure codes. Coding accuracy is crucial for maintaining the integrity of a patient’s medical record. The medical record tells the full story of the patient’s medical history and supports medical necessity — which is essential for payment and authorization of future services. Upon completion of every course, you will receive the applicable CEUs proving your expertise in this area.

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