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Physician Practices Examine Risk Adjustment Coding in Wake of Federal Lawsuits

A federal lawsuit claims that UnitedHealth Group, the largest Medicare Advantage insurer in the country, is coding medical claims inappropriately for monetary gain. But while the lawsuit doesn’t involve physician practices, many practices are now paying more attention to risk adjustment coding than ever. At the heart of the UnitedHealth lawsuit is the claim that […]

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You Had Better Be Savvy With Your Coding

With the change in payment focusing on quality medicine instead of the old-fashioned fee for service, providers better be savvy with their coding or they will lose out on the money needed to run their practices. As individual and groups of physicians align with other groups to provide excellence in care while cutting costs, it […]

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