BC Advantage - 2010 Issue 7
How Good is Your Claim Scrubber?
The best way to reduce outstanding receivables in a medical provider's office is to make sure that claims being sent out are clean. Clean claims require less effort in collecting payment and result in faster payments. Claims with errors come back as denials and then need to be corrected, resulting in a delay in payment for services, and possibly no payment at all. After all, 42% of denied claims are never appealed or corrected.Most provider offices do not have the time or the manpower to take care of denials in a timely fashion and it is one of...
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