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Implement Strategies To Collect On Outstanding Patient Balances

Reforms are continuing to be altered in the healthcare industry, and are affecting practitioners, insurance providers and patients. Deductibles are increasing and patients are becoming more involved and active regarding their insurance plans and payments which can be overwhelming for healthcare practitioners to collect co-pays and balances in a timely fashion. According to SuccessEHS, only … Implement Strategies To Collect On Outstanding Patient Balances Read More » ...

Medical Billing Claim Denial Vs. Claim Rejection

Two of the biggest obstacles affecting healthcare reimbursements are insurance claim denials and insurance claim rejections. In the billing world the terms “claim rejection” and “claim denial” are often used interchangeably. Not having a concise understanding of these two obstacles can cause a significant, negative impact on your practice’s overall revenue cycle. Essential aspects for … Medical Billing Claim Denial Vs. Claim Rejection Read More » ...

Outsourcing Medical Billing Is An Intelligent Decision

Have you been debating whether you should outsource your medical billing services to an outside service provider or if you should do it in-house with medical billing software? As shown by a recent RCM survey by Black Book, an increasing number of physicians and practice groups are viewing outsourcing medical billing services as one of … Outsourcing Medical Billing Is An Intelligent Decision Read More » ...

Avoid These Medical Billing Mistakes For A Successful Revenue Cycle

Effective revenue management ensures that healthcare providers can focus on giving quality care to patients. However, providers often struggle to bill effectively. Below are the most common errors that prevent healthcare providers from billing properly and collecting on money that the practice is owed.   Gathering incorrect patient information The gathering of patient data is … Avoid These Medical Billing Mistakes For A Successful Revenue Cycle Read More » ...

Tips For Choosing A Medical Billing Service

Outsourcing medical billing services for medical practices or groups can help maximize claims payments and keep your practice compliant. This is accomplished through aggressive collection practices, efficient and accurate execution of billing tasks, and current knowledge of documentation regulations. In this blog, we discuss important tips to consider when searching for the right medical billing … Tips For Choosing A Medical Billing Service Read More » ...

The Importance Of Medical Billing Training And Certification

Medical billing professionals are a necessity and play a critical role in healthcare. Their work is extremely detail-oriented, complex, and directly affects the financial success of healthcare practices. The demand on healthcare providers has been increasing and will continue to do so. Ambiguity among payers can make claims processing a frustrating process, and that is … The Importance Of Medical Billing Training And Certification Read More » ...

Relationship Between Hitech, Hipaa, And Electronic Health Or Medical Records

HIPAA and HITECH lay out strict standards governing information security and privacy of patient information. While HIPAA/HITECH may be a boon to the security of healthcare information, they also throw up a number of challenges like high costs, tracking regulatory changes, extensive documentation and several others. HITECH is the Health Information Technology for Economic and … Relationship Between Hitech, Hipaa, And Electronic Health Or Medical Records Read More » ...

Is Dropbox Hipaa Compliant?

Dropbox is a popular file hosting service used by many organizations to share files, but what about protected health information? Is Dropbox HIPAA compliant?   There is no software or file sharing systems that can be classified completely HIPAA compliant as it depends on how the software or platform is used and the individuals using … Is Dropbox Hipaa Compliant? Read More » ...

Outsourcing Your Credentialing Services

Healthcare facilities exist to administer medical care to their patients. While infection prevention, cures, disease management, operating room efficiency have advanced more so than any other time in history, the roadblocks to running a successful medical practice have actually increased in size.   Every medical practice, is continually faced with a constant daily barrage of … Outsourcing Your Credentialing Services Read More » ...

Tips For Choosing A Medical Billing Service For Your Podiatry Practice

When you’re seriously looking at cost-effective and revenue-maximizing medical billing services for your podiatry practice, the right medical billing services can help you maximize claims payments and keep your practice compliant. What you want is a medical billing service tailor-made for a podiatry practice like yours. A company like RevPro Healthcare Services, for instance, can … Tips For Choosing A Medical Billing Service For Your Podiatry Practice Read More » ...
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