16 Dec The Revenue Cycle [Infographic]

Our Favorite Revenue Cycle Illustration Sometimes we over-simplify processes in our offices and processes related to the revenue cycle.  Posting payments, checking in a patient, and releasing charges sound simplistic, but when viewed as part of the greater whole, these pieces become inextricable aspects of the...

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23 Nov Thanksgiving Day as Told by ICD-10 Codes

We want to wish all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving!  We hope you all have the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing holiday weekend with family and friends.  We present a story to you below of a less than ideal Thanksgiving holiday.  We certainly hope...

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04 Nov How To: Quickly Review an Insurance Agreement

Say you’ve decided to embark on a renegotiation of one or more of your insurance contracts.  You know you’re in for a lengthy, at times frustrating, process.  Finally, the payor sends you their initial proposal.  This includes a multipage agreement, several exhibits, and perhaps a...

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14 Oct Fee Schedules: Don’t Leave Money On the Table

When was the last time you reviewed your practice’s charge schedule?  Has it been a few years?  Maybe you’ve never reviewed it since it was initially set? Optimizing practices' fee schedules is crucial to the financial health of a practice. You don’t need to be constantly reviewing...

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