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Orthopedic Coding Alert

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CMS: Orthopedic Surgeons Struggle to Maintain Sufficient Documentation

The agency also points to major joint replacements as a sore spot. If your practice’s collections rate was off by 11.4 percent, you’d be in big trouble, right? Well, that’s the 2014 Medicare Fee-for-Service improper payment rate among orthopedists, and your payers may come looking for money you still owe to them if you are among the incorrect coders. Read [...]