Denials

12 ways practices can improve clean claim ratios

November 21, 2019

Submission of incomplete or inaccurate claims results in claim denials, delayed payments, and additional work for staff. Here's how you can minimize claim denials and ensure timely payments for your practice.

5 tips for making prior authorizations less burdensome

October 01, 2019

There’s no doubt prior authorizations are a major time suck. Here are five ways to make them a little less onerous.

Why getting claims right the first time is cheaper than reworking them

September 09, 2019

Medical practices continue to be squeezed by increasing costs and decreasing reimbursement, emphasizing the need for better clinical coding and editing technology that can improve claims even before they’re submitted.

Tackling the biggest problems with your billing

September 04, 2019

Adding appropriate technology to your practice can have profound effects on the well-being of your operations, allowing your workforce to focus on what they do best while you concentrate on patient care.

The leading causes of denials and how to prevent them

May 09, 2019

Denials are a painful - but preventable - financial drain on practices. 

5 keys to collecting patient responsibility upfront

May 06, 2019

Ensure your practice’s long-term health by educating patients about their financial responsibility and staff on how to improve medical billing and collections.

5 ways to use KPIs to increase your revenue

November 12, 2018

Collecting patient payments can be a challenge for medical practices that aren’t operating at maximum efficiency. Review some key performance indicators to identify and improve processes.

Five reasons to say no to payer contracts

November 07, 2018

A payer contract is more than a mere fee schedule. There are several other factors to consider when deciding to keep or terminate a payer contract.

Coding questions on Medicare denials, TCM billing

October 12, 2018

Coding expert Bill Dacey answers your latest coding questions, including an inquiry on why Medicare denied an initial visit claim.

When it doesn’t pay to treat patients

September 18, 2018

Practices sometimes can’t afford to administer treatment to patients given the risk of denied reimbursement claims.

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