The following is a grid of Telehealth billing guidelines by payer. We will attempt to update this table as we garner more information from our various clients and various resources. Related: Performing Telemedicine Visits in AthenaPractice (formerly Centricity Practice Solutions) Billing … [Read more...]
Simple Strategies to Improve Medical Billing and Revenue
Anyone who uses AthenaPractice (formerly Centricity Practice Solutions) wants to maximize their practice’s revenue. However in the end success hinges on sending clean, accurate claims that meet all the reporting guidelines. In addition, tracking denials and filing appeals in a timely manner is … [Read more...]
Evaluating Centricity and EPIC Medical Billing Services
Medical practices are now often faced with an important choice: handle their Centricity or EPIC medical billing process in-house or outsource it to a different company. This research can help medical practice owners evaluate medical billing service companies. How can a provider tell the … [Read more...]
3 Challenges to Overcome and Improve Centricity Billing Revenue
What can you do to start bringing in more revenue? The first step is to understand the obstacles standing in your way and then address them to start seeing growth and improvement. 1) Inefficient Billing and Coding Inefficient billing and coding can also keep a medical practice from seeing … [Read more...]
Why should I Outsource Centricity Medical Billing Services?
While physicians focus on taking care of their patients before any other priority, it is still important to focus on generating revenue to keep the practice running. That means making sure that billing and coding are handled appropriately; however, this can be a challenge for physicians, … [Read more...]
Centricity Billing: 6 KPIs Your Medical Practice Should Always Monitor
Obviously, the most important aspect to your Centricity or EPIC medical practice is providing the best care to your patients. However, we all know the business side of your practice is equally important for sustainability. So it's essential to keep an eye on how well your Centricity medical … [Read more...]
5 Ways to Improve Centricity and EPIC Medical Coding
Effective Centricity or EPIC coding is the best way to fight off rising business costs in your medical practice. The CPT and diagnosis codes used when submitting claims determine how much your providers get paid for the work they do. Therefore, it’s essential to ensure your coding procedures are … [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...]
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...]