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Are you neglecting your largest source of revenue?

Posted by Ali Bechtel on Aug 25, 2016 6:00:00 AM

 

In recent years, with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the swift rise in patient responsibility, much of the focus for many medical reimbursement teams has been on self-pay patients, or those with high deductible health plans, and managing the growth in bad debt as a result.

ICD-10 Six Months Later: The Good, the Bad & the Future

Posted by Ali Bechtel on Apr 14, 2016 6:00:00 AM

On October 1, 2015, after delayed deadlines and building apprehension from the medical community, the U.S. healthcare system transitioned to the new ICD-10 coding system. Despite the system being designed to set the stage for meaningful improvements in public health, better reporting within practices, and an increased ability to accommodate new technologies, many healthcare professionals compared the transition to Y2K.

The Ultimate Checklist for Avoiding Most Insurance Claim Denials

Posted by Ali Bechtel on Mar 24, 2016 6:00:00 AM

 

Have you ever heard the expression, "If you have to ask you probably can't afford it?" That's a bit how the healthcare community feels about insurance claim denial rates. There is a significant lack of information about the industry average for denied claims. Insurers are hesitant to release data about how often claims or denied, or for what reasons, often stating the information is restricted.

Medicare Advantage Plans Causing Reimbursement Headaches? How to Ease the Pain.

Posted by admin on Nov 19, 2015 2:00:00 AM

With the expansion of Medicare has also come a rise in Medicare Advantage plan enrollment by American seniors. Older patients are attracted to these "replacement plans" due to savings on premiums and the convenience of one-stop shopping for coverage. However, misinformation and a lack of education on the details of these plans is causing headaches for enrollees and healthcare organization reimbursement departments alike.

5 Healthcare Industry Trends Contributing to the Rise in BPO

Posted by Ali Bechtel on Nov 5, 2015 2:00:40 AM

Growing challenges, restrictions and mandates across the healthcare spectrum are driving more and more hospital and physician practice managers to consider healthcare business process outsourcing.

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