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Medical Coding 101 – Insights, Challenges and Standard Practices

May 2021
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Nokomis Health | Medical Coding 101

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…

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Winning the Battle on Health Care Costs

April 2021
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Health Care Interview

Industry conferences generally illuminate growing trends and broad, often brilliant ideas. Distinguished presenters glide through slides and issues providing probable causes and ideal answers. One can almost feel the enthusiasm ricocheting off the walls of Ballroom A… We’re going to make it after all!

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Schemes, Errors & Scams – How Uncommon Claim Review Findings Lead to Savings

January 2021
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Nokomis Health | Stories from the Front Line

Nokomis Health’s coding team was reviewing a client’s out of network laboratory and a batch of genetic testing claims raised some questions. The claims appeared to be legitimate – the CPT code was valid, the diagnosis code supported the charge, the NPI and TIN were correct – but the charges were very high for the…

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