Despite a health system's best efforts to bill correctly, revenue loss due to missed charges occur more frequently than most hospital executives would want to admit. It’s not uncommon for patients to receive a variety of inpatient and..
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At ZirMed, we sincerely love to talk shop so, needless to say, we love to answer questions about our products and the problems that they solve. Lately, patient collections has been a hot topic for healthcare organizations of all types and sizes.
Predictive analytics has been successfully deployed across nearly every industry and sector of the US economy. The ability to identify the likelihood of future outcomes based on historical data is around us every day—think Amazon and Netflix..
Patient collections continues to be a challenging endeavor and that likely won't change any time soon. With the consumerization of healthcare, Patients’ expectations are informed by their more general expectations as consumers – yet patients also..
A complex coding environment is making it more and more difficult to analyze charge capture performance. Furthermore, government and commercial payers are tightening reimbursement requirements. Needless to say, these industry changes are make it more..
Manually processing denials is time consuming and tedious. First the denials must be identified and routed. Then information must be gathered about the denial and why it occurred, followed by the compilation of information in order to fill out and..
Today 15 to 20% of gross charges are denied. Given new payment models that continue to shrink margins, it’s time for change management. How can you make a difference? Gain an immediate impact by identifying denial root causes and executing prevention..