Becker’s ASC Review:14 Pros and Cons of Outsourcing ASC Billing
Outsourcing is something most health care professionals will have to deal with at one time or another. Raemarie Jimenez, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CANPC, CRHC, AAPC’s Director of Education, recently spoke with Becker’s ASC Review on the topic of outsourcing billing.
“One of the biggest benefits of having an in-house billing department is when there is a problem, usually it is found and resolved quickly,” stated Jimenez. “Additionally, when the quality of documentation from providers is an issue, surgery centers can bring in their in-house billing staff to educate physicians about documentation issues. This is taking a proactive approach to help reimbursement on the back end.”
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