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Addressing Gaps in Coding for Virtual Care
After restrictions eased during the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth use and spending mushroomed. Now, the medical coding infrastructure must address the challenges of keeping up.

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Blog Speak

NLP and AI Technologies Streamline Tedious Health Care Processes to Enable Faster Care

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Using Health IT Integration to Address the Drug Overdose Crisis

Spotlight on Protected Health Information 

SDOH Raise Interesting Privacy Questions

Multilayered Response

When the Police Come Knocking

By the Numbers

4 & 5 

Outpatient evaluation and management claims can be billed at five levels, which determine a visit’s complexity. The most common level in 2004 was three. In 2021, these two levels made up the largest percentage of emergency department claims, according to RevCycleIntelligence.

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The High-Risk Game of High-Risk Diagnosis Groups