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Rehab medical billing may be the exclusive source of revenue for rehabilitation centers, but it is also an important part of billing and coding for physical therapy groups, physician groups with multiple specialties, individual and group practices and hospitals. The challenges faced by all medical organizations apply to rehab billing, but there are some situations…

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Avoid These Common Substance Abuse & Rehab Billing Mistakes Treatment for substance abuse and rehab have not always been covered by insurance. This addition has proven beneficial for patients and their communities. However, the fact that these treatments can be billed does not mean that they will be paid. Whether a facility is billing a…

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Inpatient Rehab Facility Payments from Medicare Go Up 2.4% for 2021 Despite still being in a very challenging time, inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) have at least received some relief in the form of a payment increase from Medicare. With operating expenses as high as they are, that 2.4% may not sound like a very big…

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Patient Retention Strategies to Boost Your Revenue Success While you would never wish for your patients to need a doctor, when they do need one, you want them to come to you. That’s what patient retention is really all about. A physician doesn’t have to become a skilled salesperson to achieve the goal of a…

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  No one likes getting an unexpected bill—especially when that bill is for thousands or even tens of thousands. But that’s exactly what has happened to many Americans who have received medical treatment that they thought would be covered by insurance, and instead, they got billed for some or all of it. Surprise medical billing…

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Why A/R Follow-up Management Is Such an Important Part of Medical Billing Since everything that is owed to a medical practice falls under the category of accounts receivable, or A/R, it is easy to see how important good A/R management is to the success of any business. Surprisingly, though, millions of dollars are lost every…

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Urgent Care Billing Tips to Increase Revenue There’s a lot more to urgent care billing than just coding and submitting claims—though doing those correctly will certainly have an impact on your bottom line. The medical billing cycle starts well before the claim form is started, and optimizing each step in the process will greatly increase…

Medical billing services has more than its share of jargon, but most of it is easy to decipher with a little research and familiarity with medical practices. Entity code errors on claim denials are unfortunately not among the easier mysteries to solve. Entities in Medical Billing Generally, the definition of an entity is a person…

Traditionally, medical billing services were provided by billing personnel who worked for each provider or medical institution, and many offices still handle medical billing in-house. However, it is becoming more and more common to outsource those tasks to professional companies that specialize only in medical billing services. The electronic system of recordkeeping and billing that…

If the idea of “automation” makes you think of spammy Robo-callers and cringe, there’s good news. There are many benefits to automating certain aspects of your practice, and they result in better communication, more efficient time usage, more accurate medical billing services, and even increased interaction and better relationships between your patients and your practice….