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Manual Claim Checks – What’s at Stake for your Organization?

Does your practice manually contact payers to check your claim status? Are you aware that doing so costs roughly $7 per attempt? Your revenue cycle management processes are vital to the financial health and wellness of your practice. Poorly managed handling of claim status inquires costs you not only money, but precious time. A few

Home Care Executive Forecast: 2019 Trends, Challenges, Opportunities

From an ongoing labor crunch to evolving Medicare Advantage opportunities, U.S. home care providers face numerous challenges but also exciting opportunities heading into 2019. Many private-duty players anticipate tech investments and increasing integration with the overall health care system, as revealed in these forecasts from CEOs and upper level executives. In 2019, older adults and

PMB Recognized as one of the Best Medical Billing Services of 2019

We are excited to share that Precision Medical Billing was recognized as a top medical billing company in the U.S. from Side by Side Reviews. When you’re in the medical industry, precision is a word you want to associate with your partners. That’s true with both PMB’s name and the way they operate their business.

New HHA’s under Provision Period of Enhanced Oversight

According to MLN Matters Number SE19005, release date February 15, 2019 new home health agencies in Medicare programs will be placed under a provisional period of enhanced oversight. What does that mean for you and your business? The new statute focuses on Requests for Anticipated Payments (RAPs) from home healthcare agencies. The Centers for Medicare

Medical Billing Challenges for Private Physician Practices

A private medical practice’s success is reliant on revenue cycle management, accurate and timely claims submissions, and prompt reimbursement from insurance carriers. That said, it’s not unusual for a private practice physician to have to wait weeks or longer to receive payments. Even when reimbursement is received, it’s often much less than they charge for

Is your Home Health Care Agency Ready for 2019 OASIS Changes?

Home health care agencies knowledgeable about the Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) data sets already know how rigorous they are. It then comes to determining measureable data for home health patient care risk factors and outcomes from start of care to discharge. Upcoming changes to OASIS (from OASIS-C2 to OASIS-D) beginning January 1, 2019

Bill to Enable Non-Physician Practitioners to Certify Home Health Introduced in Senate

Long-time home care champions Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) have introduced the Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act (S. 296) in the 116th Congress. This long-standing NAHC priority legislation would enable non-physician practitioners the authority to certify home health orders under Medicare. In the past, this legislation has enjoyed strong, widespread bipartisan support in both

CareForum Event Recap: Sharing Our Passion for Providers To Be Paid!

The Precision Medical Billing (PMB) team enjoys attending industry conferences to hear about the latest healthcare trends. We are also reminded of our central mission to make the medical billing process easier for providers. In September, the PMB team attended the CareForum 2018 conference in San Antonio, Texas, presented by Mediware/Kinnser (now WellSky). One of

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