Are you being underpaid by medicare advantage organizations?

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 4, 2019 6:19:34 AM

What’s the Problem?

Sequestration underpayments have been improperly withheld from provider payments by many Medicare Advantage Organizations [MAO] in violation of CMS guidelines that were issued on May 1, 2013.

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Topics: medical billing, medical coding, revenue cycle management, medicare, Collections, Health Insurance

Efficiency in collecting patient liabilities

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 3, 2019 6:38:39 AM

HIPAA AND THE TCPA

Did you know that the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and HIPAA go hand in hand?

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Topics: Coronis Health, medical billing, medical coding, compliance, patient collections, Healthcare, Collections, patients

How to implement an effective collections turnover process

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 3, 2019 5:54:36 AM

To meet your revenue goals, you need to collect every dollar owed for the services you provide. With the increases in high deductible health plans, it is critical for practices to have an effective process for collecting patient payments – not only at the front desk, but also on the back-end once insurance payments are received. Even with the best efforts by the practice and/or an outsourced billing service, not all patient balances will be collected. These difficult balances create the need for effective policies and procedures for turning patient accounts over to a collection agency.

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Topics: Medical Practice, Collections

Physician re-entry remains ‘expensive and time-consuming’

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 3, 2019 3:46:37 AM

Physicians’ path to re-entry after a prolonged break from practicing hasn’t gotten much smoother amid a growing workforce shortage in primary care, according to an article from Kaiser Health News.

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Topics: RCM, patient collections, Healthcare, Collections, Patient Experience

5 easy steps to going paperless

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 1, 2019 6:16:16 AM

You don’t have to be told how time-consuming it can be to track down medical billing records when they’re in paper form. Yet, you still haven’t made the move to paperless for one reason or another.

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Topics: Coronis Health, medical billing, medical coding, technology, compliance, EHR, Healthcare Data, Collections

7 ways to handle your practice’s denial management

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 1, 2019 5:31:52 AM

Medical claims are a major part of the profitability of your practice. It can also be a major source of revenue loss when claims are denied.

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Topics: medical billing, medical coding, revenue cycle management, compliance, Healthcare, Healthcare Data, Collections

5 common medical billing errors

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 1, 2019 4:30:38 AM

Medical offices are often fast-paced environments where common, even simple, mistakes can and do occur. Sometimes, the staff is so focused on delivering gold standard patient care your practice is known for that these types of errors happen.

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Topics: medical billing, medical coding, Collections, Patient Experience

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