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What is Medical Coding?

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Medical coding specialists works in all kind of healthcare facilities, from medical offices and hospitals to rehabilitation centers, skilled nursing facilities and more. Then, what is Medical Coding? Medical coding is the translation of diagnosis, treatments, supplies, medical services and equipment into alphanumeric codes, classified in ICD-10- CM, ICD-10-PCS, HCPCS, Revenues Codes and CPT. The...

What is Medical Billing?

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What is Medical Billing? Medical billing is the process of submitting and following up on claims with health insurance companies to receive payment for services rendered by a healthcare provider. For many years, medical billing was done  entirely on paper. However, with the advent of technology  it has become possible to efficiently manage large amounts of claims through medical practice...

A brief history about Medical Coding

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The medical coding system originated in England during the 17th century when statistical data was collected from a system called the London Bills of Mortality, and the data was organized into numerical codes. The codes were then used to estimate the most recurrent causes of death. Fast-forward …. The statistical examination of the Mortality Rate (causes of death) was then organized into the...

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