Month: June 2018

CONVERSATION WITH A RECRUITER  — Some Highlights

CONVERSATION WITH A RECRUITER    —   Some Highlights Q: What are the three most common mistakes applicants make in their resumes? A: Most people are too focused on: …1) listing responsibilities instead of achievements, …2) spelling mistakes and grammatical errors, and …3) either listing too much information (your part time job when you were 16 probably…
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A TRIO of Helpful RESOURCES … courtesy of JFAMC!

A TRIO of  HELPFUL Resources … courtesy of JFAMC!   MEDLexicon:   http://www.medilexicon.com/    Maternal & Newborn abbrev:   http://wps.prenhall.com/wps/media/objects/740/758036/common_abbrev.pdf   Medical Code Look-Up Tool:  http://www.medicodes.me/ Like 1+

DID YOU KNOW — Medical Terminology — Polio

DID YOU KNOW — Medical Terminology — Polio Polio: Abbreviation for poliomyelitis, an acute and sometimes devastating disease caused by a virus. Man is the only natural host for polio virus. The virus enters the mouth and multiplies in lymphoid tissues in the throat and intestine. Small numbers of virus enter the blood and go to…
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Starting your own Small Business for Billing/Coding!

STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS—Billing/Coding/Transcription/Practice Management/etc. Several people have recently inquired about possible Business Licenses and other Legal Documents needed when setting up a Coding/Billing Business at home. SUGGESTIONS: #1)   Consult a BUSINESS ATTORNEY in your geographic area.  Cities, Counties/Parishes/Townships, as well as States, can and frequently do have different requirements when beginning a small business. …
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PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY POLICIES aka E & O Insurance Policies — companies that provide

PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE  ————-aka  ERRORS & OMISSIONS INS   BEAZLEY — http://www.beazley.com/ (Cyber Ins.) – HISCOX — http://www.hiscox.com/ – The HARTFORD — http://www.thehartford.com/ – INNOVATIVE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS — ——– Lynn Allen, MS,PA, consultant ——-(phone#) 817.312.3612 – MARKEL — http://www.markelinsurance.com/ – MARSH — http://aapcperfect.s3.amazonaws.com/ppdf/PLP-AAPC1.pdf – MERCER — http://www.eoforless.com/ 1-800-503-9230 MERCER – PROLIABILITY — http://www.proliability.com/ (this one…
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DID YOU KNOW — Medical Terminology —

DID YOU KNOW — Medical Terminology   Abscission: To remove tissue by cutting it away, as in surgery. http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=10914   Like 0

DID YOU KNOW — Quick Reference Guide

DID YOU KNOW — Quick Reference Guide Acronyms CMS                       Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services HCPCS                  Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System E/M                       Evaluation and management PPACA                  Patient protection and Affordable Care Act   Modifiers -22   Indicates the service was greater than usual and requires increased physician work above and beyond normal. -23   Used by an…
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DID YOU KNOW — Medical Terminology — Abdomen

  DID YOU KNOW — Medical Terminology — Abdomen Abdomen: The belly, that part of the body that contains all of the structures between the chest and the pelvis. The abdomen is separated anatomically from the chest by the diaphragm, the powerful muscle spanning the body cavity below the lungs. The abdomen includes a host of organs including the stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, appendix, gallbladder, and bladder. The…
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DID YOU KNOW — Medical Terminology — Epithelium

DID YOU KNOW — Medical Terminology — Epithelium Epithelium: The outside layer of cells that covers all the free, open surfaces of the body including the skin, and mucous membranes that communicate with the outside of the body. By contrast the endothelium is the layer of cells lining the closed internal spaces of the body such…
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DID YOU KNOW — Medical Terminology — Thyroid Cancer

DID YOU KNOW — Medical Terminology — Thyroid Cancer Thyroid cancer:   Cancer of the gland in front of the neck that normally produces thyroid hormone which is important to the normal regulation of the metabolism of the body. There are 4 major types of thyroid cancer — papillary, follicular, medullary, and anaplastic. The most common symptom of thyroid…
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