In the unfortunate wake of the COVID 19 outbreak, the World Health Organization declared the virus as a pandemic and urged people in every corner of the world to stay home and practice social distancing. President Trump declared a national emergency on March 13th, 2020 with COVID 19 affecting the population. US Department of Health … Read moreCOVID-19: WHERE ARE WE?
The Centre for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that the link provided by them to the providers to check their participation status on the national portal i.e., https://qpp.cms.gov/participation-lookup/ was incorrect. Now the newly updated link for verifying the eligibility status for QPP participation has been updated to https://qpp.cms.gov/login. Providers have to report … Read moreCMS Announces New Link Portal To Check 2020 QPP Status
What would you say if we ask, “Where does the revenue cycle for a healthcare practice begins?” Once the patient is released from the hospital, you might say. No, the revenue cycle begins when the patient calls for scheduling appointments in the hospital to the front desk. From there itself, the patient decides whether or … Read moreHow Emerging Technology Can Help You Boost Your Front-Desk Efficiency
The healthcare industry is continuously changing, especially its revenue cycle with the stricter regulatory standards, shifting financial responsibility to the patients, increasing the complexity of the payer contracts. Medical facilities need to stay updated with the latest tools and techniques that can be implemented to strengthen the outcomes of the revenue cycle. Surprise medical bills, … Read moreSTRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING REVENUE CYCLE OUTCOME FOR MEDICAL PRACTICES IN 2020
Healthcare billing 2019 was all over the news with critical issues such as surprise medical bills, which is yet to find an effective solution and changes in the Medicaid payment, which became a legislative issue. But what healthcare staff around the country are anticipating with a batting eye is the latest medical billing and coding … Read moreMEDICAL BILLING TRENDS TO WATCH-OUT FOR IN 2020
The healthcare landscape is evolving. As the need for transparency is increasing, so is the involvement of patients in the healthcare processes. No matter how advanced healthcare technology becomes, patient engagement is always going to be a critical aspect of healthcare’s revenue cycle management. Amidst the advancement and in the race to provide premium quality … Read moreREDEFINING PRACTICE SUCCESS WITH EFFECTIVE PATIENT ENGAGEMENT
Wondering why your healthcare facility should outsource? With the increasing population, the need for advanced medical facilities and healthcare treatment is exponentially increasing. The healthcare organizations and medical practitioner’s first duty is to attend to and deliver quality treatment and care to the patients. But to be able to do so, they need a robust … Read moreWHAT IS EFFECTIVE HEALTHCARE OUTSOURCING?
Is your account receivable out of control? Are you unable to unclog the pending accounts? Is your overlooking starting to impact the cash flow? It’s time you identify what is disrupting the AR management and why you must outsource services. CAUSES OF AR CLOGGING Improperly claimed services; Errors on billers and coders part can lead … Read moreHOW YOUR PRACTICE CAN BENEFIT FROM AR OUTSOURCING?
No matter how much physicians loathe the process of having to engage in a back and forth conversation with the healthcare insurance provider before going through with the medication or procedure, prior authorization as of now is mandatory. What is prior authorization? While deemed as an insult to the qualification and integrity of the physicians, … Read morePrior Authorization: Implementation And Complications
“Because of the wealth of data that healthcare providers hold, breaches and compromises can have far-reaching consequences for consumers, and the valuable research being conducted within some of these institutions continues to be an attractive target for nation-states seeking to leapfrog their domestic industries, the report noted.” It won’t be an understatement to say that … Read moreHealthcare Cyber-risk You Need To Prepare For In 2019