Coding/Billing Tips & Resources

Plan to Scrap SGR Moves Ahead

Bipartisan leadership of three Senate and House committees want to revamp how Medicare pays physicians, and they’ve introduced legislation to do just that. The proposed legislation would repeal the 1997 budget cap calculation called the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) and replace it with a .5 percent increase...

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Urgent Care Billing Depends on Follow Up

Because there often is not sufficient time in an urgent care setting to do the pre-work required for payment (you don’t want to delay treatment to a patient with an acute need), it pays to perform immediate patient follow up, prior to sending any ...

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Monitor Your A/R Every 30 Days (or Less)

Best billing practices require a turnaround of no more than 30 days in accounts receivable (A/R). This means you must run revenue reports for your facility at least once per month. This allows staff to quickly work items such as patient balances, insurance ...

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