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Coding tip of the day: Catch errors with a claim scrubber

Medical Economics shared several tips for improving coding, billing and compliance.

As part of the tip series, Appeal Solutions owner Tammy Tipton advised practices to use claim scrubbers, which are included in most practice management systems. They're designed to catch coding errors and omissions before claims are finalized.

"Claims have become so complex, you really can't keep track of all the codes without some type of technology assistance," she said.

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