5 Tips to Improve your Medical Practice's Billing & Collections

"Efficient billing and collections processes are critical components of a successful and profitable medical practice. Yet most practices leave between 5 percent and 30 percent of their reimbursement on the table because they lack proper processes, staffing, training or technology. Industry experts say the first 80 percent of payments are relatively easy to collect. It's the next 20 percent that are harder to obtain and more expensive to collect. Follow these recommendations and regain control of your billing operations..."

4. Remittance management and payment posting
Retrieval and processing of claims should be done with electronic remittances from government and large commercial payers whenever possible. Automating this process reduces human error and highlights claims that need additional follow-up. The combination of electronic remittance advice and electronic funds transfer puts money into your account quicker and allows timely billing of secondary claims.
Catching up? Here are the previous discussions:

Verification of benefits and patient registration
2. Medical Coding

3. Charge Validation

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