Staying updated with ICD-10 and CPT coding specificity is an arduous process: sifting and sorting through thousands of different possible medical diagnosis codes and documentation requirements. All for the sake of justifying medical necessity.
As a clinician, your time is better valued with patients and attending to out-of-office responsibilities. As a biller, you want to get your claims paid on first pass, without worrying if your medical documentation includes all necessary information.
The last way to spend your time is by constantly researching requirements needed for payment.
The Dynamic Duo Solution: CodeMed and DocCharge
DocCharge, a physician productivity platform, exists to ensure that your charge capture experience is simple, intuitive and timely.
CodeMed is our proprietary technology platform, powered by artificial intelligence, to streamline all coding and medical necessity information. This is to avoid claim denials and improve practice revenue.
Here is an image showing features of CodeMed into the DocCharge Portal:
4 Features to Streamline Coding Requirements
1. CPT to LCD: What’s the LCD (local coverage determination for Medicare) for this CPT Code?
Search by state (or all states) for the LCD.* Information will link directly to the specific document laying out all necessary information.
*LCD documents are developed by the local Medicare carrier to outline medical necessity and billing requirements. Claims will be denied or audited for refund if these critical information are lacking in billing and medical documentation.
2. LCD Direct Search: I have the LCD document ID!
Search directly for the relevant information by typing the LCD (only the numbers without preceding ‘L’) in here. Information available include contractor information, ID, title, CMS National Coverage Policy, Abstracts and so much more.
3. CPT to ICD: Can I easily find ICD Codes that supports CPT codes in claims and fulfills medical necessity requirements?
Yes, yes you absolutely can. Take a look:
4. ICD Intelligent Search: How do I find ICD codes easily to improve coding specificity?
This is our artificial intelligence powered solution to improve coding specificity and avoid denials. Search by medical diagnosis, terminology and/or keywords here, we’ll lead you to the correct code! Use a google-like algorithm to find specific codes for your use, even if it includes a spelling error.
So what are you waiting for? Let’s save your time today!