Attorneys involved in personal injury and medical malpractice cases will want to have all the medical bills post incident reviewed for appropriateness. There are several steps involved in a past medical bill review, which includes the following:
Verification: The first step is to review the medical records to determine if ...Read More
When a law firm is reviewing the past bills for a lumbar fusion surgery, there may bills from several providers with many differing codes and charges.
The basic charges for a lumbar fusion include:
- Pre-operative assessment by the surgeon and also by a primary care physician to assess for fitness
Dawn Cook was featured as a guest speaker at the pre-track forum of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC) Annual Forum held in Louisville, Kentucky on April 4, 2019. Dawn’s session on “Analyzing Past Medical Bills: Do you know what you need to know?” was a well-attended session ...Read More
Dawn Cook was pleased to be a speaker at the 2018 International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP) in Charlotte, NC. Her presentation ‘Adding Past Medical Bill Reviews to Your Practice: A Natural Addition to Life Care Planning’ introduced Life Care Planners to the area of medical bill reviews.
This ...Read More
Do you want to learn more about the medical bills that you receive related to the personal injury or medical malpractice? Most physician bills are based on Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), a coding system developed and owned by the American Medical Association (AMA.)
The AMA provides print and ebook formats ...Read More