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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,…

Three Things to Know when Choosing a Medical Waste Disposal Company

Medical Waste Disposal Company
Disposing of medical waste is highly regulated. It’s important to invest some research on various companies. Choosing the wrong medical waste disposal company can result in poor disposal quality, a burdened partnership, and even higher prices. If your waste ends up as pollution, you will be fined. Below are three critical points to investigate when…

What Is and Isn’t Considered Medical Waste?

Medical Waste Materials
Medical waste is a large concept on its own and trying to remember all the materials that falls into it can be a daunting task. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), medical waste is defined as:  Liquids or infectious materials that have the potential to release contaminants, items that have dried hazardous…

What is Medical Waste?

Medical Waste
Medical waste is one of the byproducts of many different medical practices. The handling and disposal of this waste is distinct from other forms of waste disposal. Hazardous and biohazardous waste can place many people in danger of exposure to radiation, disease and other dangerous materials. It is important to be aware of the different…

What is Medical Waste? Definition, Types, Examples & More

MedPro Disposal Waste Classification Poster
Medical waste disposal is one of the biggest day-to-day challenges faced by healthcare providers. It’s often complicated by other concerns like HIPAA, epidemiology, potential civil litigation, and state and local regulation. Because at MedPro Waste Disposal we aim to help providers become better providers, we’re taking a look at the key concepts around medical waste.…

5 Ways to Make OSHA Training More Effective 

OSHA compliance
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has a strict set of safety and occupational health and safety standards in place to be followed by not only hospitals and large medical complexes, but also smaller medical and dental offices.   If you own your own practice, you most likely understand the importance of following these guidelines, not only for public safety but…
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