ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Billing and claims
This article explains why physicians should appeal some health plan denials with their patients, and it gives suggestions about how to improve their chances when they do appeal.
This article will give tips on how physicians within a group can be reimbursed for treating their colleague's patients.
How to get paid for noncredentialed physicians. Why it takes so long to get credentialed. What physicians can do in the meantime? What they can do to make it happen more quickly.
Practical tips on how practices can improve their cash flow by improving the policies and procedures they use in billing their patients, filing insurance claims and tracking and collecting bills.
Jun 1999 Issue
Improve Your Bottom Line With Patient Account Reps [Getting Paid]
This article explains how to use modifiers commonly attached to CPT codes for family physicians' services.
This article describes how a solo practice converted to a completely paperless environment and how this improves the cost-effectiveness, efficiency and quality of care.
The author explains how his group has applied the principles of total quality management to developing a process for auditing coding and billing procedures.
This article will offer advice in choosing a billing company for a family practice.
This article will describe why practices should establish a policy of expecting payment from patients on the day services are rendered, what that policy should include, how to implement it, and potential pitfalls.