Month: April 2021

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Medical Denials Specialist

Appeal carrier denials through coding review, contract review, medical record review and carrier interaction. Must have ICD-10 and CPT coding assessment skills,…

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Mental Health Services Wane as Insurers Appear to Skirt Parity Rules During Pandemic

Therapists and other behavioral health care providers cut hours, reduced staffs and turned away patients during the pandemic as more Americans experienced depression symptoms and…

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The Vulnerable Homebound Are Left Behind on Vaccination

It was April, more than three months into the vaccination campaign against covid-19, and Jim Freeman, 83, still had not gotten his first dose. Use…

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Two Unmatched-Doctor Advocacy Groups Are Tied to Anti-Immigrant Organizations

In their last year of medical school, fourth-year students get matched to a hospital where they will serve their residency. This story also ran on…

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Despite All the Talk, Covid Vaccination Does Not Infect People With Shingles

“For #Covid vaccines, shingles and even more dangerous and painful skin conditions may be the new thrombocytopenia” Alex Berenson in a Facebook post, April 19…

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Addiction Treatment Providers in Pa. Face Little State Scrutiny Despite Harm to Clients

This investigation is a joint project of KHN, a national newsroom that produces in-depth journalism about health issues, and Spotlight PA, an independent, collaborative newsroom dedicated to…

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Coding Team Leader – Tweed

Demonstrated experience in leading a team, managing and developing clinical coding staff. The Coding Team Leader is an expert clinical coder who is responsible…

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Clinical Coder

Minimum 2 to 5 years hospital medical record coding experience covering a variety of specialities. Recognised degree or qualification in ICD-10-AM coding.

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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: 100 Days of Health Policy

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. It’s been a busy 100 days for the Biden administration on health policy. The promise…

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CBO Coding Specialist Full Time

Billing or coding experience preferred. The coding function also ensure compliance with established coding guidelines, third party reimbursement policies, and…

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A ‘Dose of Hope’? Fact-Checking President Joe Biden’s First Speech to Congress

In his first speech before Congress, President Joe Biden argued it was time to turn the coronavirus pandemic into a historic opportunity to expand government…

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Strategic Customer Data Analyst

Strong coding skills in one of SQL, SAS, R or Python. An exciting, permanent opportunity for a Strategic Customer Data Insights Analyst has risen within Bupa.

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Some County Jail Inmates See Vaccination as Ticket to a Better Life — In the State Pen

LOS ANGELES — The inmates huddled near the front or lingered on the bunk beds lining both sides of their narrow, crowded dorm at the…

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Covid Forces Cohousing Communities to Examine Shared Values and Relationships

Tensions were running high at PDX Commons, a cohousing community for adults 55 and older in Portland, Oregon. Several people wanted to keep visitors off-site…

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In Poisoned Montana Town, Warren Buffett-Owned Railroad Accuses Clinic of Medicare Fraud

Patricia Denny and her husband, Jeff, had hoped to one day get an RV and travel the country. Instead, Jeff has been forced into retirement…

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What a Difference a Year Makes in Colorado’s Case for a Public Option Plan

DENVER — Before the pandemic, Colorado looked set to become the second state to pass what’s known as a “public option” health insurance plan, which…

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No hay que sufrir efectos secundarios con la vacuna contra covid para estar protegido

Si una persona cree que vacunarse hoy en día es una dura prueba, debería conocer la versión del siglo XVIII. Después de que te pusieran…

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Doctors More Likely to Prescribe Opioids to Covid ‘Long Haulers,’ Raising Addiction Fears

Covid survivors are at risk from a possible second pandemic, this time of opioid addiction, given the high rate of painkillers being prescribed to these…

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Ohio’s Amish Suffered a Lot From Covid, but Vaccines Are Still a Hard Sell

The Amish communities of northeastern Ohio engage in textbook communal living. Families eat, work and go to church together, and through the pandemic, mask-wearing and…

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You Don’t Have to Suffer to Benefit From Covid Vaccination — But Some Prefer It

If you think vaccination is an ordeal now, consider the 18th-century version. After having pus from a smallpox boil scratched into your arm, you would…

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Medical Records Clerk

Comprehensive knowledge in medical ethics, medical record privacy procedures, medical coding systems, medical record administration.

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Health Information Manager

This position is required to provide accurate advice on relevant clinical coding / DRG and contracting matters to internal and external stakeholders to allow…

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Medical Billing Representative-Remote Option

The position is responsible for managing daily claim creation, electronic medical record review, insurance billing corrections, as well as verification and…

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Medical Coding Specialist I/II –

Preferred – One-year direct coding experience. Utilize available encoder, grouper software, and other coding resources to determine the appropriate ICD-10-CM,…

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Home Health and Hospice Billing Specialist

Completes billing and collection for all assigned payer types, tasks include generate and scrub claims, document billing and collection activity within the…

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Watch: What Happens When Car and Health Insurance Collide

“CBS This Morning,” in collaboration with KHN and NPR, tells the story of Mark Gottlieb, a marketing consultant in Little Ferry, New Jersey, who faced…

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La pandemia ha puesto más en peligro a los que no hablan inglés

En marzo de 2020, a unas semanas del inicio de la pandemia, cuando todavía el Brigham and Women’s Hospital en Boston estaba tratando de entender…

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Pandemic Imperiled Non-English Speakers More Than Others

In March 2020, just weeks into the covid-19 pandemic, the incident command center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston was scrambling to understand this…

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Evaluating President Joe Biden’s First 100 Days in Office

In the first 100 days, new presidents try to turn campaign promises into quick legislative victories, defuse lingering crises, set themselves apart from their predecessor…

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Big Investors Push Nursing Homes to Upgrade Care and Working Conditions

Nursing homes and long-term care facilities, where 182,000 Americans perished during the covid pandemic, have taken heat from government regulators, residents and their families. Now…