Being one of the complex billing processes, urgent care billing requires not only experienced billers but also someone who are aware of the present billing mandates as well; as even a simple Urgent care mistake can cost you tons of money.
Here are some common urgent cares billing mistakes :
- Not following guidelines as needed – contracting and credentialing are both different processes which many of them misunderstands to be the same. A person handling the urgent care billing must be précised with the billing process while following the present industry mandates is extremely necessary to ensure a seamless billing operation.
- Improper front desk management – the most important task is established in front end management. In an urgent care billing, everything needs to be taken care of before the patient leaves the clinic. Starting from confirming current insurance information for a patient etc and thus it’s a huge pressure for the front desk manager to administer it efficiently.
- Incorrect documentation – if you have your documents missing, capturing ancillary services and using the right modifiers in the correct section of the EMR can be difficult.
- Claims errors – filling out incorrect claims is not only the reason for lost revenue but also time, as it ends up resulting in denial.
However, all these can be avoided if you have the right resources by your side.
Resolve your urgent care billing mistakes in no time :
Ensuring an error free urgent care billing mistakes can significantly increase your revenue stated Dipak Nandi, the M. D and recipient of several entrepreneurial awards and a proud member of the prestigious AIIMS alumni and a board certified psychiatrist, who is also a pioneer in the field of healthcare outsourcing and telehealth solutions.
In fact today the best cost effective solution for the urgent care mistake is outsourcing.
Having expert knowledge and experience operational extension working on urgent care revenue cycle management, make your billing process easy. Updating oneself with the newest E / M coding guidelines from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to the recent billing mandates, an operational extension further improves your financial health with best-practices and expertise and staying compliant.
Offering real time insurance verifications and taking care of all your urgent care billing paperwork with accuracy; an operational extension further ensures of leaving no money on the table with its rigorously follow up and excellent communication and efforts.