Medical Billing Blogs
In the middle of a global health crisis, the task of medical billing for your clinic can become a heavy burden. Policies are constantly changing due to how this pandemic has affected healthcare, clinics are trying to adapt by going digital, and bills still need to get paid through it all. If your billing was struggling before or has taken a turn for the worse after these events, then it might be time to consider outsourcing for a peace of mind.
As state mandates for staying at home are beginning to be lifted and more businesses are getting back to the office, volume levels for local ambulance services are likely to grow. While COVID-19 is circulating in our communities, the continued risks to EMS workers remain but services must continue. Moreover, medical billing for these services must continue to receive payment in the evolving environment.
A benefit to working with Outsource Receivables Inc. on streamlining your medical billing includes help with the clinic’s overall workflow. We offer MidBizCloud, a suite of RCM tools that leverages technology to improve your current system and workflow practices. Tools included in MedBizCloud:
As the healthcare and medical billing industry continues to evolve, many practices have started to explore options for outsourcing their billing to achieve a better revenue cycle and workflow. We’re proud to provide services throughout the country with offices in Minneapolis, Chicago and Boston. ORI offers medical practices a more efficient and accurate way to complete their billing. Here are some frequently asked topics that we discuss with potential clients:
When IEP providers, such as special education teachers, are tracking for medical billing, they want their notes to be consistent and accurate. Setting that standard right away makes sure the district gets reimbursed on time, so they won’t be losing money based on an inefficient system.
New students who will be utilizing IEP services need to have their eligibility approved. Additionally, all the processes should follow the necessary laws and regulations of the state. Some important ones to note are the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, which outlines how state and public agencies provide special education and related services to youth with disabilities; the FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act), which outlines policies on all educational agencies that receive funding under their programs; and the HIPAA (Health Information and Portability and Accountability Act of 1996), which outlines how health care providers disclose information about students to school health care providers for treatment.