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INTERVIEW WITH FOUNDER RICH HENRIKSEN How did you get started in the claims field? What was your career path prior to Nokomis? I graduated from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa with a biology degree and then received my master’s degree in hospital administration from The University of Iowa. Scott Anderson, the CEO of North Memorial…Continue Reading
Q&A WITH NOKOMIS DIRECTOR OF CODING ANNE KARL What are CPT Codes? As you may know, every procedure code on a claim is tied into a dollar amount. So if a coder miscodes something, the provider could be paid for a code that isn’t supported by the documentation or the clinic may be losing reimbursement…Continue Reading
INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR OF CODING ANNE KARL How did you get into coding? My father was a family practice physician and I’ve always been drawn to that world. When I came out of school the traditional job for an RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) was to be the Director of Medical Records in a hospital setting, but…Continue Reading
Do you know how much power there is in a single two-digit number? Most payors and health plans don’t realize the impact that the 59 modifier can have on claim costs. Adding this simple modifier to a CPT code allows that code to bypass several code edits, resulting in erroneous and often incorrect payments. Providers have…Continue Reading