Archive for The Day of July 5th, 2006

Archive for the Day of July 5th, 2006

Welcome to the medical billing blog archive for the day of July 5th, 2006.

Here you will find links to every article added to the Outsource Management Group web site during July 5th, 2006.

You can browse this day's archives by clicking the "More" button from any of the excerpts below.

A Simple Lack of Documentation

One of the biggest reasons for denied claims or missed charges on your medical billing is simply a lack of documentation. It is never intentional, but in these busy days of patients, phones, and crisis du jour, it happens. Some of the important processing points where this can happen with your medical billing are: At the Point-of-Care: This is one of the most common causes for inaccurate or lost billing is that doctors find it difficult to record all patient encounters at the end of the day. It’s hard to recall every single procedure you performed with what patient. Your medical billing partner can consult with you to help you

More Reasons to Outsource Billing Functions

Outsourcing your medical billing will remove so many of your headaches in your practice with your medical billing. A sobering statistic about family physicians who do their own medical billing is that they can be suffering a loss of 10%-20% of their reimbursements each year simply due to incorrect coding. It’s important for your staff to understand the documentation guidelines especially for E/M (evaluation and management) services. Your practice probably uses about 30 codes for about 95% of your patient visits per day. Make sure your staff is familiar with those codes that apply directly to your office’s procedures and the documentation those medical billing codes require. It can seem

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