Diagnostic Radiology Documentation Tips to Prevent Denials and Improve Payments

This blog covers diagnostic radiology documentation tips to prevent denials and improve payments.  Scroll down to see the top 3 reasons that insurance companies deny diagnostic radiology claims. This is the second in a series following last month’s blog Interventional Procedure Documentation Tips to Prevent Denials and Improve Payments. Primary Take Aways: Update your report […]

StreamlineMD RCM Updates for Radiology & Interventional Specialists

StreamlineMD Documentation, Coding & Billing Updates for Radiology & Interventional Specialists Below are updates for Radiology and Interventional specialists regarding documentation and coding for: IVUS JZ/JW Modifiers Cardiac Velocity Flow Mapping PET coding for Posluma Aetna eviCore Peripheral Vascular Interventional Radiology IVUS Policy Update  This updated policy, effective 9/1/23, contains detailed information on coverage for […]

2023 Changes to Radiology & IR CPT Codes – Continued

As promised, the following information provides further details for 2023 CPT changes. Be sure to review and share with your practice management team(s) for preparation for January 1st to avoid billing and reimbursement delays.

Optimize Chest X-Ray Documentation and Coding

The purpose of this article is to show you how the codes differ by the number of views, values, and the number of times a code can assigned for a single date of service. Understanding how they differ will allow you to optimize your Chest X-Ray documentation and coding.

The 3 Most Common Misconceptions for Clinical Indications Documentation

In today’s environment of declining reimbursement and increasing costs, it is critical for radiologists to relentlessly strive to optimize their reimbursement and overall practice performance. Radiologist documentation is the key to reimbursement, so it is important to choose your words carefully.