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Top 10 Medical Field Jobs for 2022

Top Ten Medical Field Jobs for 2022
We are always looking for ways to improve health, discover new treatments, and help support the medical field. More than ever, the healthcare industry workers are on the frontlines making a difference. Career paths in the medical field have become both necessary and popular choices. All medical professionals help prevent disease, illness, and injury while…

SBAR Examples

SBAR is a common acronym in the medical field to communicate medical info. It improves accuracy and cuts down on dangerous errors. What does SBAR stand for? SBAR’s definition is: Situation, background, assessment, and recommendations. For more info on SBAR and why it’s important please click here. Below are practical SBAR examples in action:   Scenario…

CPT Code Spotlight – Modifier 78

Modifier 78
Modifiers can be extremely confusing, especially when it comes to deciding which one to use. Selecting the wrong one can lead to payment denials from insurance companies and puts practices at risk for payers requesting refunds. Today’s spotlight is on modifier 78.   What is Modifier 78? Modifier 78 is one of the easier modifiers…

CPT Code Spotlight – Modifier 59

Modifier 59
Modifiers can be extremely confusing, especially when it comes to deciding which one to use. Selecting the wrong one can lead to payment denials from insurance companies and puts practices at risk for payers requesting refunds.   What is Modifier 59? Modifier 59 is one of the most misused and mislabeled modifiers. It’s used when…

Effectiveness vs. Efficacy vs. Efficiency

Effectiveness
Effectiveness, efficacy, and efficiency seem like they’re used interchangeably all the time, but in the healthcare industry, they mean very different things. With the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve also heard efficacy and effectiveness more often, especially in terms of vaccines.   Efficacy Generally speaking, efficacy is used in scientific environments. Efficacy can be defined as the…

CPT Code Spotlight -Modifier 58

Modifier 58
Modifiers can be extremely confusing, especially when it comes to deciding which one to use. Selecting the wrong one can lead to payment denials from insurance companies and puts practices at risk for payers requesting refunds. Today’s post will focus on modifier 58.   What is Modifier 58? Modifier 58 can easily be mixed up…

CPT Code Spotlight – Modifier 24

Modifier 24
Modifiers can be extremely confusing, especially when it comes to deciding which one to use. Collecting the wrong once can lead to payment denials from insurance companies and puts practices at risk for payers requesting refunds. This post will go over Modifier 24.   What is Modifier 24? Modifier 24 is one of the easier…

5 Best Practices for Healthcare Professionals

Best Practices
There are many ways healthcare professionals can focus on improving the quality, care, and experience of their patients. Working cohesively with your patients is key to providing them the most effective and positive care. Here are 5 best practices you can focus on to create a strong relationship and provide the highest quality experience possible.…

What Are CPT Modifiers?

Modifiers
Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) are five-digit numbers (also known as modifiers) and are primarily used in office and outpatient settings. They are a more in-depth look at medical coding. These codes are primary way you bill your patients. The more precise the medical record, the more accurate your billing. CPT is created with two-digit codes,…

Telehealth: A New Route in Healthcare

Telehealth
The past 18 months have been challenging for businesses across a wide array of industries. Healthcare providers have been faced with a challenge across several fronts. Not only are many employees serving on the front line in our collective battle against COVID-19, but they have continued to risk personal health and safety to serve their…
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