How to Start a Medical Billing Business in 5 Steps
Medical billing can be an excellent opportunity for people interested in starting a business based from home. For an experienced professional, building a profitable medical billing business from a home office is an attainable goal. A home-based business gives you … Continue reading
Is Medical Billing for You?
Medical billing is a profession that requires a specific skill set and frame of mind. According to the American Medical Billing Association, here are some questions to ask yourself if you’re considering staring a medical billing business: Do you have … Continue reading
Medical Billing & Coding Certification
Certification for medical billers and coders is an important, though voluntary, step toward gaining professional employment in a medical billing and coding setting. Most employers prefer to hire medical billers and coders who are certified by one of several certifying … Continue reading
Medical Billing vs. Medical Coding: What's the Difference?
Medical billing and medical coding go hand in hand, and are often performed by the same professionals. But although they work together as vital pieces in the business of health care, they are distinct professions with their own responsibilities. Medical … Continue reading
What Are CPT Codes?
The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding system is the universal system of medical practitioner codes used by hospitals, physicians and other healthcare providers to document information about treatment and other medical services, for the purposes of insurance reimbursement. CPT codes … Continue reading
What are HCPCS Codes?
The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) is the system of universal medical codes used by Medicare to document the treatments and medical services performed by doctors. The purpose of the HCPCS coding system is to make treatment information universal, … Continue reading