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Join StreamlineMD at the 2019 RBMA Paradigm Conference

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StreamlineMD and its team will be attending the 2019 RBMA Paradigm Conference April 14-17 in Colorado Springs. Below is a summary of StreamlineMD radiology coder Kristen Bickel Sliwinski's coding presentation on Saturday April 13, 2019.

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Join StreamlineMD in Austin, TX for the 2019 SIR Conference March 23-28

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We are looking forward to seeing our clients and prospects at the upcoming SIR.

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2019 Radiology CPT Code Changes May Impact Your Radiology Practice Performance

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There are new, revised, and deleted codes for 2019. The most influential code sets that could affect your practice are the PICC line placements (36568-36573) and the new FNA biopsy codes (10004-10021). The wRVUs may be lower, but that should not influence your documentation of guidance used with these procedures.

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EXTENSIVE CHANGES TO CODING AND REIMBURSEMENT FOR FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION (FNA) BIOPSY IN 2019

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Codes changed along with a reduction in reimbursement. CPT 10022 (RVU 1.88) Fine needle aspiration with imaging guidance was deleted in 2019 but it was replaced with new codes that specified the type of guidance (e.g., ultrasound, fluoro, CT, MR) used. Also, new add-on codes were added for when more than one distinct lesion was treated.

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StreamlineMD Partners with Alliance Healthcare Services for EHR and Revenue Cycle Management Services

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StreamlineMD is pleased to announce its new relationship with Alliance Healthcare Services to provide electronic health records software and billing services to Alliance Healthcare Services Interventional business unit...

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Join StreamlineMD at the 2019 ACR/RBMA Practice Leaders Forum

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Join StreamlineMD at the 2019 ACR/RBMA Practice Leaders Forum in Houston, TX Jan 11-13. Learn how we can help you streamline your Radiology & IR coding & billing processes to improve your overall financial performance.

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2019 New Year Practice Billing Checklist

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Commensurate with the new year, it is considered best practice to review your practice's goals, policies and procedures and communicate them to your staff. Below is a short checklist of 10 key items that every practice should review annually to ensure their practice and billing performance for the new year kicks off on the right foot...

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NEW LOWER EXTREMITY REVASCULARIZATION CODE

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New Category III code effective July 1, 2018...

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INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY – FROM A CODER’S PERSPECTIVE

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HOW TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN CLINICAL DOCUMENTATION AND CODING DOCUMENTATION

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RADIOLOGY PRACTICE BILLING PERFORMANCE – UNDERSTANDING NET COLLECTION PERCENTAGE

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In October 2017, we began our review of Measuring Practice Billing Performance, and explained that there is no “silver bullet”, or single measure, that assesses overall performance, but rather a series of key measures to understand and monitor monthly. These measures include, but are not limited to: Accounts Receivable (A/R) balance, A/R Days Outstanding, Net Collection Percentage, and % of A/R greater than 120 days old. In this issue, we will review the calculation and meaning of Net Collection Percentage.

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