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MBA Booth at NJAJ Boardwalk 2018 Was a Success!

There was a lot of buzz around our three prime location booths at the highly successful NJAJ Boardwalk 2018 in Atlantic City! Jamie Anderson and Amy Reed fielded a lot of questions from attorney and non-attorney prospects regarding how MBA medical claims auditing and review services can be crucial in…

May 30th, 2018 Read More
What to Look For When Hiring Medical Billing and Coding Expert

Sifting through the technical information contained within medical billing statements is something that certified billers and coders are specifically trained to do. There are a lot of professionals who seem to be getting into the business of providing medical coding expertise, including doctors and nurses. While these professionals certainly have…

April 17th, 2018 Read More
The Jargon of Medical Billing and Coding

There are many acronyms in the medical billing and coding world, including UCR, CPT, ICD, CMS 1500 and UB04. Understanding these acronyms will simplify your discussions with a medical billing expert and likely create a more efficient process overall. Medical billing and coding has a language all its own. If…

April 5th, 2018 Read More
What is Fair Health?

MBA has contracted with FAIR Health to assist in determining UCR for our Medical Expense Evaluations and Code & Cost Evaluations. Fair Health is a non-profit organization that collects charge data from private insurers and health plan administrators from across the country. They implement various statistical methodologies to compile the…

March 29th, 2018 Read More
Recent NJ Case Law

Recently in NJ there have been a couple of cases regarding medical expenses that have exceeded the limited Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage benefits and what fee schedule should be used for the medical bills in excess of the policy limits. The first case is Viruet v. Maoine in Cumberland…

February 23rd, 2018 Read More
MBA is Co-Hosting a New Jersey CLE with OAS on Wednesday 1/17/18. Sign Up Now!

Medical Billing Analysts (MBA) and Occupational Assessment Services, Inc. (OAS are excited to host their CLE titled “Building the House of Damages in Cases Between 100K & 300K: Using a Vocational Expert/Life Care Planner & a Medical Billing Expert” on Wednesday, January 17. The event will be held at the:…

January 10th, 2018 Read More
Medical Billing Analysts NJAJ Meadowlands 2017 Booth Was a Huge Success!

This past weekend the Medical Billing Analysts (MBA) team members and Occupational Assessment Services (OAS) Inc greeted a non-stop flow of visitors at the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) Meadowlands Seminar. The 2-day event was held at the Meadowlands Hilton where nearly 800 attorneys were in attendance. Medical Billing Analysts proudly…

November 27th, 2017 Read More
Why You Need a Medical Billing and Reimbursement Expert

Engaging a medical billing and reimbursement expert to determine and testify to the reasonable value of medical services, based on the provider’s location, is highly recommended. Whether you are on the plaintiff or defense side, determining the cost of medical care can be complicated and the guidance of an expert…

February 2nd, 2017 Read More
Upcoding and Unbundling Erroneous Charges

MBA will compile a comprehensive report by comparing submitted medical bills to a variety of benchmark fee schedules, market standard methodology and computer databases. We will provide a line by line review of all medical bills submitted to verify their validity. An expert Medical Biller will rigorously search for inconsistencies…

February 1st, 2017 Read More