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22 Jul Best Practices for Patient Balances

Many of us have felt the gradual increase of medical costs due directly from the patient, both within our businesses and our own pocketbooks.  Particularly with the growing popularity of high deductible health plans, physicians have to contend with a larger portion of their accounts...

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03 Jul The 4th of July as Told by ICD-10 Codes

We hope everyone enjoys a happy, healthy 4th of July weekend.  In honor of the holiday, please enjoy our take on the worst 4th of July picnic ever, as told by ICD-10 codes: The holiday starts out great with a fun game of bags. [caption id="attachment_764" align="aligncenter"...

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25 Jun How to Manage Claims for Particularly Slow Payors

We all have “that payor” that tends to reimburse more slowly than others.  In some cases these delays can be extreme, with months going by before payment is received.  In Illinois, the state’s group health program payments have been delayed for months, which will continue...

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20 Jun Revenue Integrity in the Electronic Era

One of the better developments of the last several years has been the electronic remittance advice (ERA) and software that electronically posts these files.  With the click of a button, the once tedious, manual process of posting is automated.  There are clear positives to this technology, including...

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20 May What Do Your A/R Reports Reveal?

A/R reports reveal more than just a practice's outstanding charge detail.  You can utilize A/R reports to identify possible problems in your revenue cycle. Why do you have high volumes in your A/R Reports? High A/R could indicate a number of issues with your billing processes.  A...

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