10 Common Medical Billing Mistakes That Cause Claim Denials – Part 2

In our previous post, we discussed the first five most common medical coding and medical billing mistakes that cause claim denials. Today we will walk through the next five common reasons claims are denied. 6. Duplicate billing. Many times, a duplicate bill is the result of human error. However, duplicate bills can result from resubmitting a claim instead of a follow up or canceling a procedure or test but not removing it from the patient account.All claims processing systems contains...

10 Common Medical Billing Mistakes That Cause Claim Denials – Part 1

Medical coding and billing involve complex processes that can differ depending on the patient, insurer and procedure. Even the most diligent financial services departments experience claim denials, but knowing the most common mistakes can help you take steps to avoid them. These top coding, billing, and filing errors are a digest of actual clearinghouse data derived from millions of medical claims. The top five of the 10 most common medical coding and billing mistakes that cause claim denials 1. Coding...