Category: Medical Billing

Increase Patient A/R Revenue by 68.8%

Increase Patient A/R Revenue by 68.8%

Recent studies have linked extended primary care office hours to lower health care costs. The question is now being asked: Is there also a link between extended patient billing hours and increased patient revenue? Patients asked were unanimous in their response that they would love to be able to call their practice’s billing office in the evenings or on weekends […]

Proper Hygiene In A Medical Practice

Proper Hygiene In A Medical Practice

Germs are easily spread throughout office environments especially a medical practice. Most offices are not that large so this leads to being in close quarters with co-workers, so it’s no wonder how quickly flu and colds are spread throughout the office. Health hazards are often present in places where you would least expect it. Knowing what actions to take can […]

Four Awesome Ways to Cut Medical Costs

Four Awesome Ways to Cut Medical Costs

If that overcharged medical bill is inaccurate, blame it on human error. By an average count, a chain of 267 people create a bill before, during and after your hospital stay. If you are not being on the wrong side of suspicious billing so far, consider yourself lucky. A recent study by Medical Billing Advocates of America found that eight […]

What to Look For When Evaluating a Medical Billing Vendor for Your Practice

What to Look For When Evaluating a Medical Billing Vendor for Your Practice

If you’ve been practicing medicine for any amount of time you will probably agree that the healthcare industry has become incredibly complex in the past few years. Thanks to ever-evolving regulations and shifting reimbursement models, physicians are forced to streamline their operational processes in an effort to cut expenses and increase revenue.One of the best ways practices can increase their […]

Optometry Staff to Check Patients' Benefit Plans Before Documentation

Optometry Staff to Check Patients’ Benefit Plans Before Documentation

It is quite usual for a patient to visit an optometrist’s office with a thorough understanding of the insurance coverage he or she possesses. The optometrist’s staff should also understand and be good at reading the patient’s illnesses while comparing them with the various diagnosis codes. This helps them decide on whether to bill under vision insurance or medical insurance. […]

The State of Primary Care Physicians

The State of Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians are facing many dilemmas in their practices in recent years. With the high cost of running a medical practice, many physicians are feeling frustrated because they cannot provide the care they believe is necessary to make a difference in people’s lives.Some physicians have considered seeing more patients a day to balance cost, however, this means shorter patient […]

Medical Audits - Why You Need One Right Away

Medical Audits – Why You Need One Right Away

Audits are important tools that ensure the proper management of finances with a strict adherence to established rules and regulations why exploring areas where internal process improvements can be implemented.For physicians and healthcare providers, the importance of audits, particularly for medical claims cannot be overestimated. Generally, there are two major areas where claims audits present better medical operations practices. First, […]