Medical Billing Blogs
Helping people is the number one reason for doing what you do as a medical provider. However, a close second is getting paid for your services. Getting paid timely and accurately is an essential element of having a successful practice and that success starts with your coding professional.
Due to ongoing changes in CPT codes and the complexities of medicine, inaccurate coding remains one of the main causes of lost revenue for a medical practice. This truth highlights why hiring the right coding professionals, with certifications to fit your practice, is so important.read more
We are often asked how long does it take to implement ORI as our full service medical billing agent. Typically, it takes 30 days from the time of the signed contract to be up and running. If a clinic is starting on a completely new system, it may take up to 90 days. During the implementation of the new system, ORI works with the clinic to ensure everything goes smoothly. Our full-service model is an excellent value for our clients.read more
One change of note affects Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM). This change has been in the works since January of 2018 when it was determined that CPT 99091 did not adequately describe how RPM services are being delivered in today’s world. Released in January, there are now three codes that better reflect technology driven patient monitoring.read more
Doctors, just like most entrepreneurs, did not spend years in school learning how to run a billing department. By outsourcing medical billing, ORI was able to help one clinic doctor get back to what he loves to do, practicing medicine instead of running the business office. Outsourcing medical billing allowed this doctor to grow the practice all while staying focused on what is more important, the needs of the patients. Watch as Joe and Dan detail this case in our ORI Minute.read more
In the business world, there are truly few guarantees. You likely started your medical practice with a grand mission of providing the highest level of care to your patients. While you likely still hold true to that passion, you also likely have been jaded by the massive amount of administrative headaches that occur with running a medical practice. One of the those headaches likely has to do with medical billing. Your office likely spends significant time tracking down late payers, and responding to denials from insurance providers.
There has to be a better way, right?read more