Pathology Coding

Pathology Coding Background

  • Directed by a nationally renowned pathology coding and reimbursement expert who has worked with many of the nation’s largest academic pathology departments.
  • We offer you a team of certified and qualified pathology coding experts.
  • Address both anatomic and surgical pathology coding.
  • Our pathology coding manager has worked more than 20 years as a certified medical technologist, previously managed a national reference lab and is a Certified Coding Specialist.

Pathology Coding Need

  • Shortage of certified coders with extensive training and experience in pathology coding.
  • Surgical pathology coding is not intuitive. It requires knowledge of which assays can be billed separately and which cannot be separated from the tissue examination.
  • Dictation of tissue sample examinations can often be improved both for billing and medical-legal purposes.
  • Pathology coder turnover creates cash flow peaks and valleys.

Pathology Coding Solutions

  • 2-to-3 workday turnaround using FedEx/UPS or scanned reports. We can remotely access your pathology information system for your reports.
  • All coding will be done in the United States of America by certified coders specializing in pathology.
  • Inexpensive way to combat peaks and valleys of coder turnover, vacations or prolonged illness.
  • Optimize reimbursement.
  • At no additional charge, we will identify and notify you of any deficiencies in the doctors’ reports to help improve your medical records and optimize reimbursement.
  • TCN ‘s pathology coding service assures you a team of highly trained pathology coders, removing the trial and error approach.
  • Relieves pathology department of coder educational programs and places the expense and training effort with TCN.
  • Reduce inadvertent compliance audit medical-legal exposure.
  • A comprehensive affordable solution for your pathology coding needs.

Pathology Coding Services

  • Ongoing coding services for all or part of your caseload.
  • Temporary coding coverage for vacations and sick leave.
  • Backlog coding resolution services.
  • Physician documentation training services.
  • Coding compliance review services.
  • Pathology Coding “helpline” services.
  • OIG and RAC audit defense.

Latest Blog Posts:

  • profile-mark-crane-201309049353-750

Louisville Based MD2U and Its Principal Owners Admit To Violating The Federal False Claims Act And Being Liable For Millions

July 13th, 2016|Comments Off on Louisville Based MD2U and Its Principal Owners Admit To Violating The Federal False Claims Act And Being Liable For Millions

LOUISVILLE, KY – MD2U Holding Company, including its related companies and individually named owners (“Defendants”), have agreed to pay millions to resolve a government lawsuit alleging that they violated the federal False Claims Act by […]

  • University-of-Missouri-1024x727

University of Missouri settles health care fraud claim

July 13th, 2016|Comments Off on University of Missouri settles health care fraud claim

Settling a claim that their health care program committed fraud, the University of Missouri has agreed to pay the United States government $2.2 million. The program had been accused of violations of the False Claims […]

  • ICD-10-logo_300x

Transition to ICD-10 easier than expected(ICD-10 slowdown of 14%)

June 20th, 2016|Comments Off on Transition to ICD-10 easier than expected(ICD-10 slowdown of 14%)

The extreme predictions about the negative effects of moving to ICD-10 just didn’t happen. Now, over eight months later, one of the country’s leading organizations which has been tracking the ICD-10 transition says that there […]

  • coflex-product-image

Paradigm Spine Agrees to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

June 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Paradigm Spine Agrees to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Recently, the US Department of Justice made an announcement that Paradigm Spine has agreed to resolve false claim accusations levied against it concerning the coflex-F® device. The department has stated that Paradigm Spine has […]