Entries by PRN Advisors

Jonathan Friedman Writes About Perioperative Surgical Home Development for Becker’s Healthcare

Jonathan Friedman, CEO and President of PRN Advisors, has contributed a column to Becker’s Healthcare on establishing a perioperative surgical home (PSH). Friedman’s experience with developing successful PSH programs gives him tremendous insight into the topic. In the piece, titled “10 things to know about setting up a perioperative surgical home,” Friedman explains why the […]

Job Openings: Anesthesiology Coders for Remote, Long-Term Positions

PRN Advisors is seeking candidates for several remote, long-term anesthesiology coding positions. Job responsibilities include processing about 50 charts a day. To be eligible for these openings, you must have submitted your professional information into our PRN Advisors Coder Database. Once you have submitted your information, to be considered for these positions, please contact jobs@prnadvisors.com, […]

PRN Advisors Launches New Healthcare Coder Database

November 3, 2015 — PRN Advisors is excited to announce it has invested in a cutting-edge software system for the second generation of the PRN Advisors Coder Database for healthcare coders. This system will allow PRN Advisors to match professionals in the network with employment and other work opportunities. Joining the Coder Database is free. […]

Job Openings: Coding and HIM Positions in NY Metro Area

PRN Advisors is seeking candidates for several opportunities for coding and HIM professionals in the NY Metro Area.  Job descriptions of the type of positions available are below. If you are interested in applying for these openings, please contact jobs@prnadvisors.com, subject line: NY Metro Area Jobs. Note: To be eligible for these positions, you must […]

Concern With Submitting Bills After ICD-10 Transition Date

A member of PRN’s Coders Network Listserv has posted the following question: I read the announcement Medicare released regarding “clarifying questions” and I was hoping you can help shed some light on a question that was posed to me. I understand that any DOS on or after 10/1/15 have to be billed using ICD-10, but what […]

athenahealth Expands Nationwide Presence Through New Agreements

athenahealth, a provider of cloud-based services and mobile applications for healthcare providers and strategic partner to PRN Advisors, has announced several significant new relationships in 2015. athenahealth and NewYork-Presbyterian announced a new collaboration that will see the academic medical center, through its physician Services organization (NYPPSO), provide the NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Groups management of their physician […]

Colonoscopy Diagnosis Coding

A coder is seeking a guide to diagnostic coding for colonoscopies. Suggestions included: Coding FAQ – Screening Colonoscopy from AGA Coding Colonoscopies & Polypectomies Colonoscopy: Screening or Surveillance? Understanding How to Code Colonoscopies What do you use to code colonoscopies? Share your thoughts in PRN’s Coders Network Listserv. The information provided via Coder’s Corner and […]

Diagnosis Code for Drug Seeker

A coder is looking for help coding a patient seeking a prescription for pain medication. She found V65.2 (feigning illness) and 305.XX. Responses included: “Which fits your document best?” “Get more info from the physician as to the specific details.” “The wisest thing to do is read the notes and talk to [your] MD before […]

PRN Advisors Launches New Service to Help Healthcare Organizations Reduce Expenses

July 22, 2015 — PRN Advisors, a leading national provider of healthcare consulting and business services, announces the official launch of a new service line that will help healthcare organizations greatly reduce their costs. PRN Advisors will provide Expense Reduction Services through partnerships with consultants who are experts in healthcare expenses. These consultants have already […]