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Dental Insurance Claims 3 Ways to Stay Out of Jail Clinical Notes and Your Role in Insurance Claim Processing

Dental Insurance Claims: 3 Ways to Stay Out of Jail Clinical Notes and Your Role in Insurance Claim Processing Written by Colette Jesikiewicz CDPMA, FADAA Dental Office Assistant Duties As a Dental Office Assistant one of your duties might include processing dental insurance claims and predeterminations. As you are completing this task, you need to…

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Avoid ICD10CM Coding Mistakes

Avoid Common ICD10CM Coding Mistakes As we begin to discuss the transition to ICD11CM, let us not forget that we are still utilizing the ICD10CM coding manual and all that entails. We need to be sure that we understand how to determine the necessary codes and how to be sure that if there is more…

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Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca

Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca By: Laura Switkowski, LVT Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca, also known as KCS, is an ophthalmic disease in pets that causes dry eye. This disease is more common in dogs than in cat, and also can be more common in certain breeds of dogs such as Cocker Spaniels, Shih Tzus, and West Highland Terriers. The cause…

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GENERAL MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION VS. SPECIALTY MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION

GENERAL MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION VS. SPECIALTY MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION After graduating from the Blackstone Career Institute Medical Transcription Program, students will obviously be looking for a job‚ÄĒpart-time or full-time‚ÄĒand maybe more than one job. The easiest way to get into this career field is as a specialty medical transcriptionist/healthcare documentation specialist (MT/HDS). This means working in one…

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CONSIDERING PARALEGAL ETHICS IN THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC

THE PARALEGALS‚Äô ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, private firms as well as government agencies were encouraging their employees to work from home. Agencies such as The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, The Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Defense, Department of the Navy and The Justice…