Five Coding Tips for Dealing with Third-party Billing Entities
AAOSNow – February 2020
by Sarah Wiskerchen, MBA, CPC
Whether due to the complexities of hiring billing staff or a result of hospital employment and practice acquisition, many orthopaedic practices are moving their billing operations to a third-party entity or centralized billing office (CBO). This process is part of what institutions call revenue cycle management.
If you find yourself in this situation, use the following best practices to improve coding accuracy.