When thinking Centricity patient collection or Epic patient collections, no matter the circumstance, asking for money requires great communication and tact. When it comes to patient collections, things can be even more delicate. At the same time, the stability of your practice depends on recovering … [Read more...]
Centricity Billing Service: Avoiding Mistakes in Your Practice
It can be difficult to stay on top of all the new guidelines for E&M, ICD-10, and CPT coding. Changing payer requirements, new federal guidelines, unique billing rules, and complex conditions all make Centricity Medical billing and coding very complex. Not only are medical practices navigating … [Read more...]
Why Physicians Are Struggling to Get Paid?
Why? As more patients grapple with high-deductible health plans, more physicians struggle to get paid. Health 1's Centricity medical billing service has seen this scenario increasingly over the last few years. A new study of data published in by Healthcare Dive, highlights the scope of the … [Read more...]
Why Centricirty Billing Practices needs Third Party Professional Audits
We constantly read new stories realted to issues that cause practices to lose tremendous amounts of money, which sometesm results in personal or practice reputation. In some cases doctors lose their privilege to practice medicine because they failed to exercise proper oversight. There are many … [Read more...]
Medicare Denies 1 in 10 Claims
Did you know that Medicare denies 10 percent of claims in an any given year? Medicare is notorious for having stringent guidelines for reimbursement, However, just because a claim is denied does not mean you have to accept the results. Appealing a Medicare claim might be a bit of a hassle, but it's … [Read more...]
Centricity Medical Billing, Should I Outsource?
One of the many business questions physicians face is whether to outsource their Centricity medical billing to third-party services or do it in-house with Centricity Practice Solutions. Some physicians would assume outsourcing billing to a Centricity medical billing service makes the most … [Read more...]
Centricity and EPIC Medical Billing: Medical Claim Denials and Rejections What’s the Difference?
Insurance claim denials and rejections are one of the biggest obstacles affecting your practice's Centricity and EPIC Medical Billing reimbursements. Too often the terms “claim rejection” and “claim denial” are used interchangeably in the billing world. This misunderstanding can create very … [Read more...]
Benchmarking your Medical Practice for Improved Productivity
Is your new associate seeing enough patients each month? Are you leaving revenue on the table with procedures? How many times do you need to contact a patient before the bill is paid? You may have a rough idea based on data you've collected in your practice—but shouldn't there be some standards? … [Read more...]
Centricity and EPIC Billing Practices – Reduce No Shows
There are many reasons why patients do not show up for appointments. Regardless of the reasons, a no-show means an opening in your schedule and lost revenue to your practice. While a small number of no-shows are expected in even the most efficient practices, working to reduce that number is … [Read more...]
Front Desk Flops and What You Can Do to Fix Them.
Have you ever heard of patients that say they love their doctor but hate having to deal with the provider's staff? Often times practices make the mistake of putting the employee with the longest tenure (or often the least amount of back office skills) at the front desk, regardless of their people … [Read more...]