Ascribe’s coding team painstakingly reviews inpatient and outpatient medical records and codes all diagnosis and procedures in accordance with strict coding guidelines. This guarantees improved quality, quick turnaround time and elimination of hiring and retention challenges. All coding work is audited in-house and compliance experts to ensure the highest levels of accuracy.
Our team of medical coding experts has extensive knowledge of the entire reimbursement cycle, as well as Medicare, Medicaid and most managed care payors. We have coders with certifications in Professional and Facility coding, and our coders are AAPC certified. We also have ICD-9 and ICD-10 certified coders on our team.
Our teams verify and validate the documents, and review them for completeness; quality and readability. Diagnosis, Procedure Codes and modifiers are assigned as per client descriptions and guidelines.
Modification of certain codes may be made as per carrier requirement (e.g. certain insurance carriers require ASA code).
Our diligent quality control teams audit the dictation and process it further for charge entry and cash posting.
Key highlights of our Coding of Excellence are:
Our AAPC certified coding team is proficient with CPT, ICD, HCPCS level II and DRG codes across various specialties.
Coding in accordance with NCCI (National Correct Coding Initiatives) and LCD (Local coverage decision and medical policies) as per set rules for different states across US
The coders complete a comprehensive training program and are involved in continuing education programs.
Quality and Compliance are continually monitored via a Quality Assurance Program and a Compliance Program.
Minimum accuracy deliverables of over 95% and above on both CPT and ICD
We provides 24 to 48 hour turn-around of all completed source documents.
Assurance in maintaining coding policies and procedures, appropriate and accurate managed contract advice and reports
Physician Coding Specialties
Evaluation and Management
Pathology: Surgical & Anatomic
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Coding Denial Management
Key highlights from our Charge Entry Solution:
Multi-specialty charge entry by our experienced billing professionals
Scrubbing of all claims before submission for fewer denials and underpayments
Complete HIPAA Compliant process.
Key highlights from our Payment Posting Solution:
Experienced billing professionals post payments from EOBs, Charge Slips and other documentation.
Management and posting of denials.
Processing write-offs and adjustments.
Verification of all payments posted to reduce errors and ease reconciliation.