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Challenges in optometry medical billing

Challenges in optometry medical billing

Over the last few decades, the life expectancy of people with problems pertaining to eye care has increased significantly due to improved health‐care provision. Increased longevity means they are more likely to experience age‐related common problems in eye conditions such as cataracts and presbyopia that may further complicate existing cognitive, behavioral and physical disabilities with

Advantages of Outsourced Medical Billing Services

Advantages of Outsourced Medical Billing Services

Apart from the doctors and caregivers, a medical office or hospital is only as good as its back-end staff. At the same time, medical billing can be a demanding and challenging task for many medical practitioners and firms who do not have access to the required skilled manpower to perform the tasks properly. Apart from

Fundamentals of Bundled Payments and Medical Billing

Fundamentals of Bundled Payments and Medical Billing

The shift to value-based care has driven public and private insurers to restructure their reimbursement models that stress responsibility for care quality and healthcare costs, along with the medical billing and coding tasks. As the fee-for-service atmosphere weakens, alternative payment models like bundled payments are assisting to define the future of revenue cycle management. The

Ambulatory Surgery Medical Billing basics you ought to know

Ambulatory Surgery Medical Billing basics you ought to know

From the outset ASC billing (Ambulatory Surgery Center) is totally different than any other type of medical billing specialty. And as an Ambulatory Surgery Center biller and coder, it’s important to understand what the basics are. Basically, ambulatory surgery center is a facility that specializes in outpatient treatments. Some of these procedures are meant to

Benefits of EHR in Cardiology billing in the USA

Benefits of EHR in Cardiology billing in the USA

Many cardiologists in the United States are yet to implement a cardiology specific EHR in their facility as they fear that the system may slow down in their busy practices.  Nevertheless, there have been excellent developments in specialty EHR.  Cardiologists now are able to raise the level of care they provide as the EHR is

Create better patient experience by providing Cost Estimate

Create better patient experience by providing Cost Estimate

Do you provide cost estimate to patients for non-routine services? If your answer is no, then you need to start providing cost estimate to patients. According to MGMA stat poll the majority of healthcare leaders (68%) said their organizations provide cost estimates to patients. While others (27%) response were ‘no’ they do not provide cost

Best ways to attain higher Revenue cycle management numbers for your practice

Best ways to attain higher Revenue cycle management numbers for your practice

As far as medical billing and coding is concerned, the best way to attain higher revenue cycle management starts with checking for the eligibility of the patient, and goes on till the revenue is recovered from the denied or delayed claims. Here are some crucial ways to attain higher RCM numbers: Eligibility Verification Inspecting the

Compliance management in Ambulance Transportation Billing and Coding

Compliance management in Ambulance Transportation Billing and Coding

Ambulance transportation billing and coding involves a various compliance challenges, which if not followed can result in decreased revenue and an organized billing cycle. The ambulance industry as a healthcare field over the years has seen a significant number of false claim cases, fraud investigations, and audit activity, and other types of charging related cases.

Increase your per patient revenue with dedicated DME billing provider in the USA

Increase your per patient revenue with dedicated DME billing provider in the USA

Durable Medical Equipment (DME) as the name proposes is medical equipment that is proposed for the use at home for the medical disorders or illnesses that require a frequent use of that medical equipment. Durable medical equipment comprises medical items that are reusable, approved by a doctor and is not useful for those who are

Best ways to improve your DME billing efficiency and collection in the USA

Best ways to improve your DME billing efficiency and collection in the USA

Coming to the moot question here is, are you as a durable medical equipment supplier growing so fast that you can barely keep up with you accounts? On the outset, it is not a bad situation to be in as growth is a sign of your success. But, the decisions that you make during that

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