The Medical Management Institute - MMI
The Medical Management Institute - MMI
The Medical Management Institute - MMI

MMI Updates & Announcements

  • Job Opening: Revenue Cycle Director in Pittsburgh, PA

    Posted: Jul 16 2015

      HealthCare service and consulting company in Pittsburgh, PA is seeking an experienced FT Revenue Cycle Director to lead our growing Revenue Cycle Service Department. Candidate must have experience in revenue cycle management with a progressive leadership track record. Essential Functions: Monitor critical processes of the department to ensure they are completed as designed Assist in the development, implementation and revision of departmental policies and procedures Oversee patient and vendor accounts and assist in identifying and resolving billing and processing problems Maintain and distribute the physician / insurance listings Maintain and distribute the vendor listings Coordinate the escalation, testing, and resolution of Software issues with the IT department, develop tracking tool, and communicate new processes to Patient Financial Services Assist with training, creating training agenda and training records, orientation and performance evaluations for all direct reports Work on special projects, compile data and prepare reports Oversee the documented and formalized...

  • Physicians Win One-Year Grace Period for ICD-10 | 4 Steps for a Smooth ICD-10 Transition

    Posted: Jul 09 2015

      A "one year grace period" for the ICD-10 transition has been officially announced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) this week...but what exactly does this mean? Has ICD-10 been delayed again? Will ICD-10 be cancelled altogether?  No, there is still no delay. ICD-10 is still set to take the place of ICD-9 on October 1, 2015 although a one year grace period will begin on this date as well. According to CMS, for one year after Oct. 1, Medicare will not deny physicians or other practitioners Part B claims “based solely on the specificity of the ICD-10 diagnosis code” as long as the provider used a valid code “from the right family [of codes].”    CMS will work with the American Medical Association (AMA) on the following 4 steps designed to ease the ICD-10 transition (source: CMS.gov).    Q1. What if I run into a problem with the...

  • Red, White & Blue Special

    Posted: Jun 26 2015

    ICD-10-CM Sneak Peek Training Video   Enroll in MMI's Online ICD-10-CM Training & Certification and you will receive the following: • Free 2015 ICD-10-CM Book • Free Shipping • Free Terminology Course (12 MMI/AAPC CEUs) Savings: Over $500  Available specialties Radiation Oncology, Allergies, Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, OBGYN, Infertility, Primary Care,  General Medicine, Gastroenterology, Cardiology & Ophthalmology. Additional specialties are available upon request.   Overview of ICD-10-CM Training & Certification • Complete Instructor Support • Online & Self-paced • Ideal for coders, billers & clinical staff in the field • Pre-Recorded Instructional Videos (ICD-10 vs. ICD-9) • Study Manual (ICD-10 major changes) • Specialty-Specific Manual & Exercises • 2015 ICD-10-CM Book (during the Red, White & Blue Special) • Anatomy & Terminology Course worth 12 CEUs (during the Red, White & Blue Special)     How to Enroll: Click here to download the enrollment packet Use promo code "RedWhiteBlue" to receive the Anatomy & Terminology...

  • H.R.2126 - Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2015

    Posted: Jun 23 2015

        There is currently one bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that could potentially terminate the October 1st ICD-10 implementation date, and that is the Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2015 (H.R.2126). If passed, H.R.2126 will prohibit the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from implementing, administering, or enforcing regulations that would replace ICD-9 (International Classification of Diseases) with ICD-10 as a code set for financial and administrative transactions involving the electronic exchange of health information. ICD is a system of diagnostic codes for classifying diseases. The Government Accountability Office must recommend steps to mitigate the disruption to health care providers that would result from replacement of ICD-9.    Cosponsors of the bill are detailed below:   Timeline of actions are detailed below:   Experts believe the bill will not advance out of committee. At the same time, the House Ways and Means health subcommittee is seeking a contingency plan from...

  • Job Opening: Medical Biller in Bethesda, MD

    Posted: Jun 22 2015

    Quadrant, Inc. has an immediate need for a Medical Biller for a Private practice in Bethesda, MD. HOURS: Monday - Friday 8am - 4pmMUST: 2+ years of Medical Billing experience Must have experience with NextGen Billing software Knowledge of ICD-9 is preferred Must have in and out of network billing Familiar with EMR SYSTEM Experience working in a fast paced office High attention to detail Experience with Insurance billing and claims DUTIES: The Medical Biller will be responsible for but not limited to the following: Must answer telephone or mailing inquiries regarding rates, routing, or procedures Must be able to post charges and adjustments to patients account Must post and process patients payment to their account Must contact or follow up with patient insurance carrier, attorney, or claim adjustor in an effort to process patient bills Must set up payment arrangement with patients regarding patient's bills Must calculate fee schedules Must...