PracticeSuite Helps Jacksonville Practice Clear Up $900,000 AR Backlog

PracticeSuite Helps Jacksonville Practice Clear Up $900,000 AR Backlog

Many physicians struggle to find and retain qualified staff to run the insurance claims side of their practice. In Jacksonville, Fla., where the local economy went into recession, hiring was a particularly painful process. PracticeSuite Helps Jacksonville Practice Clear Up $900,000 AR Backlog In fact, an inability to engage experienced billing staff led one Jacksonville internal medicine practice to accumulate $900,000 in accounts receivable (AR). Although the practice implemented PracticeSuite’s medical billing software in an effort to streamline and improve...

Review of Elation Health Medical Billing Service—5 Stars

Review of Elation Health Medical Billing Service—5 Stars

In our review of the 10 best medical billing companies, ElationHealth Medical Billing Service comes in at number 2 with a five star rating based on: Revenue cycle performance metrics, experience and specialties supported, client responsiveness, integrated technology, and over-all customer satisfaction. Physicians with Elation Health’s Clinical First EHR can take advantage of its billing services to automate billing code entry. Codes can flow directly from a visit note to the practice management system—and vice versa. The service also provides...

Near Zero Collections – To Healthy Cash Flow – Emery Medical Solutions

Near Zero Collections – To Healthy Cash Flow – Emery Medical Solutions

Near Zero Collections – To Healthy Cash Flow – Emery Medical Solutions It was a healthcare provider’s worst nightmare: six months with collections at near zero the result of switching medical billing services. Nor was it a simple technology or communications problem—the billing vendor promised collections in the 90-percent range to lure the Center in, then completely failed to interface with their imaging records systems. Emery Medical Solutions, based in Apopka, Fla., is a comprehensive state of the art diagnostic...

Practice Management Hack #6 – Checking Insurance Benefits, Eligibility Verification

Double Checking Demographics & Eligibility Verification Inaccurate or incomplete patient demographics are the number one cause for claim rejections. Insuring that thorough and accurate patient information is obtained and recorded is the second step of the revenue cycle. The following tips can empower front-office staff, optimize your patient demographic information collection—and improve patient satisfaction in the process. Is education available for your front-office staff? These employees are the portal for the business office as well as your patients, and they...

Practice Management Software: Does Your Revenue Cycle Manangement Measure Up?

Good revenue cycle management allows you to focus on what’s most important in your practice. Are you in control of your revenue cycle? Your practice depends on having a good plan in place for ongoing revenue cycle management. Dropped billing opportunities and billing errors all impact the revenue of your practice. If your revenue cycle management (RCM) could be tightened up, practice management software can help. What Does Quality Revenue Cycle Management Look Like? Everyone makes mistakes, and sometimes items...

The New Age of Revenue Cycle Management

Professionals expect the market for healthcare revenue cycle management products to boom, driven in part by changes associated with measures such as the Affordable Care Act. Before things can take off, providers and vendors must work together to address the entanglement of problems that exists in the current RCM structure. Legacy Revenue Cycle Issues Healthcare accounting is a bed of complex issues, compliance requirements, and seeping collection troughs. Large organizations struggle to reign in unwieldy accounts receivables; small offices often...