In Billing
Nov 13th, 2014
Usually, front desk personnel verify insurance and patient demographic information. This is vital to the revenue cycle. When a patient walks through the door, reception is the first point of contact. Patients will complete necessary paperwork and return it to the receptionist. The patient’s identification and insurance card must be copied and placed in the ...
In Billing
Mar 3rd, 2014
Insurance verification is necessary to determine the validity of the patient’s coverage with the third-party payer, and to establish the patient’s financial responsibility (e.g., co-insurance, co-pay, deductible, and annual out-of-pocket limits). Staff responsible for insurance verification should review the provider’s schedule daily to identify scheduled new patients prior to their appointments. ...