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Practice tip of the week: Reducing accounts receivable turnaround

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Your weekly dose of wisdom from the Physicians Practice experts.

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With all the useful information available on Physicians Practice, it is easy to become overwhelmed.

With this in mind, the tip of the week is a chance to reflect on some of the wisdom found all across the site. In this October 2019 article on reducing the accounts receivable turnaround time, Alpha B. Journal, PA-C, MBA gives this tip:

Preempt denials

Invest in solutions that can help significantly reduce the number of mistakes in submitted claims. When there are mistakes in a submitted claim, the payers may deny it. You will then have to file a denial appeal. The process of clearing the account receivable will take longer than normal then. Thus, it is imperative to submit a clean claim if you want to receive the payment at the soonest time possible.

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