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How to Prepare Your Practice for the New Medicare Card

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As you have most likely heard, as of April of 2018, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services began mailing new Medicare cards to all active beneficiaries. These cards no longer have the Social Security number included on the cards in an attempt to minimize the threats of identity theft. Instead, the card will identify

6 Ways to Optimize Your Practice’s Revenue Cycle

practice revenue cycle

For medical practices such as yours, revenue cycles have been majorly impacted by changes in the healthcare industry in the last 10 years. Not only have Medicare and Medicaid reduced physician’s reimbursement, but the submission requirements on claims have become a lot more strict. If you are not on top of your game, it is

Study: Improper Payment Errors Amount to $9.4B in Home Health

home health payment errors

Home health billing and compliance errors happen all of the time. These issues cannot be ignored or your agency will end up with a large amount of fines and denials, not to mention the outstanding money that is owed to them for services that were already performed. About 9.4 billion dollars was lost to improperly

Precision Medical Billing Recognized as No. 1 U.S. Medical Billing Company

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We are excited to share that Precision Medical Billing was recognized as the No. 1 medical billing company in the U.S., according to the Becker Hospital Review’s 2017 list! The Medical Billing Service Review compiled the list after analyzing 100 U.S.-based billing companies. PMB took the top spot in the list and was the only

How to File a Medicare Claim That’s Accepted the First Time

Medicare Claim

Even though 15% of the population in the U.S. are enrolled in Medicare, many medical billers are still having a hard time figuring out how to successfully file a Medicare claim. There are a lot of details to keep track of, and if you don’t, it is very easy for your claim to be rejected.

The Top 5 Medical Claim Denial Codes for Home Health

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There is no doubt that medical billing reviews are frustrating. They plague every healthcare agency, especially those who have yet to develop a thorough processing system. In fact, nearly 10% of all medical claims submitted by home health agencies are denied. That is a lot of money and a loss you cannot afford to have.

4 Signs There is a Gap in Your Home Health Medical Billing Process

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Every health provider experiences issues with medical billing errors. Home health companies have their own set of requirements when it comes to accurately billing for the patients they see, and the slew of different codes involved can cause of a lot of confusion. Just a few inaccuracies can result in thousands of dollars either being

What You Need to Know About the Possible Pre-Claim Review Process

If you have not heard yet, The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is considering bringing back the pre-claim review process for Medicare claims in home health care that had been previously paused in 2017. This program has been controversial in the past, but it has also been recognized as something that is necessary

4 Home Health Billing Basics Every Agency Owner Should Know

home health billing basics

Medical billing can be intimidating to those who are just beginning their careers in home health. The most important thing is to make sure you have all of the information you need to carry out the billing process and that claims are processed adequately per ‘payer’ or insurance provider.  In this article, we will delve

No More Denials! The Secret to Successfully Processing Claims

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There is no denying that you need to stay on top of processing claims to ensure that your business is being adequately reimbursed. Yet, claim management has the tendency to be tricky. In fact, one in every 10 medical claims is at risk of being denied! If you are finding yourself with a stack full