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Outsource Strategies International

Member since: Apr 12, 2015
Published articles: 18

Are Healthcare Providers Ready for the Transition to Icd-10?

The International Classification of Diseases, ninth revision (ICD-9) has been in use for more than 35 years in the United States. But now the transition to ICD-10 medical coding is mandatory from...

Articles > Business & Careers > Business Tips Sep 15, 2015
Common Dental-Medical Coding Systems Can Improve Care and Reimbursement in Dental Practices

New requirements and standards have changed the medical billing and coding landscape considerably. This applies to the dental scenario too. With new dental claims submission and diagnostic codes...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Dental Care Feb 11, 2016
CT Colonography for Osteoporosis Assessment

A new study by a group of American researchers reveals computed tomographic (CT) colonography used for screening colorectal cancer can also provide information about patient bone health and...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Jan 13, 2016
How to Find an Ideal Medical Coding Company

You may find this question repeating itself in your mind if you are struggling to meet your coding requirements with your existing in-house team. Medical coding is an intricate process that should be...

Articles > Business & Careers > Business Services Jun 30, 2015
How to Improve Patient Collections

Reducing patient accounts receivable (AR) is key to ensuring the financial health of your practice. Recent payment trends show that increasing deductibles, copays, and out-of-pocket expenses now form...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Wellness Apr 13, 2015
Icd-10 Coding for Orthopedic Surgery

Due to the higher level of specification, coding for orthopedic surgery in keeping with ICD-10-CM/PCS has to be done meticulously with minute attention to detail. For instance, the new coding system...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Medicine Sep 03, 2015
Importance of Efficient Insurance Verification

Insurance verification is a very time-consuming process but it is most important for hospitals and physician practices since it is the first step towards ensuring reimbursement. It is vital that the...

Articles > Finance > Insurance Nov 11, 2015
Online Medical Billing Services

Online medical billing services provided by a reliable medical billing company increases the efficiency of your billing process. Medical billing involves the filing and submission of medical claims to...

Articles > Business & Careers > Online Business Aug 04, 2015
Rising Physician Burnout Blamed on Ehr

Physician burnout is rising in America, and it is a sign that the system is straining doctors. While the 2013 Medscape Lifestyle Report indicated that less than 40% of the doctors surveyed reported...

Articles > Business & Careers > Business Services May 26, 2015
Transitional Care Management Services – Coding and Documentation

Since 2013, Medicare reimburses physicians for transitional care management (TCM). The new Medicare funds for TCM allow physicians to supplement their Medicare practice with the payment for the...

Articles > Business & Careers > Business Tips Oct 13, 2015
How Icd-10 Impacts Prior Authorizations

Once a patient is scheduled for appointment, insurance verification and authorization is imperative to reduce claim denials and increase revenue. Pre-authorization is an authorization that a health...

Articles > Finance > Insurance Oct 22, 2015
How to Correctly Do Medical Billing for Telemedicine

Telemedicine is an excellent alternative to traditional face-to-face way of providing healthcare services with cost-effectiveness, increased patient satisfaction and convenient high-quality care...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Medicine Dec 02, 2015
Icd-10 Codes for Reporting Cerebral Infarction

The article provides a detailed overview of cerebral infarction – including its causes, symptoms, types, and ICD-10 codes.Regarded as a serious, life-threatening condition, cerebral infarction occurs...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Wellness Oct 16, 2021
Improving Physician-Cdi Engagement for Smooth Transition to Icd-10 Documentation

Many healthcare establishments are faced with the challenges of ICD-10 documentation and medical coding. One of the major reasons for this is the fact that the clinical documentation initiative (CDI...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Medicine Sep 22, 2015
Pulmonary Edema – Diagnosis, Treatment and Icd-10 Codes

Pulmonary edema is a condition that occurs when excess fluid accumulates in the numerous air sacs in the lungs – the alveoli – making it difficult to breathe. This process interferes with gas exchange...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Aug 01, 2020
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OSI is a leading healthcare BPO company based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, focused on providing reliable medical billing and coding services.