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..
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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..
Unpaid self-pay balances are a leading source of bad-debt and elevated days in AR for providers, from small providers to the largest health systems and, unfortunately, that isn't likely to change any time soon. Bad debt in healthcare is..
Collecting from patients has never been easy and, thanks to recent industry trends, it continues to become more and more difficult. Verifying insurance eligibility is still an important step but it isn’t always an indicator that payment is in the..