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Orthopedic Coding Alert

Denials Management:

Bust 4 MUE Myths to Minimize Your Denials

If you ignore the medically unlikely edits, you’re asking for a claim rejection. If you’re receiving denials from Medicare, one possibility is that you’re running up against medically unlikely edits (MUEs). The edits, which are designed to prevent overpayments caused by gross billing errors, usually a result of clerical or billing systems’ mistakes, often confuse even veteran coders. Ensure you’re [...]