tci Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement - 2017 Issue 10

Reader Question: Don't Let No-Shows Hurt Your Bottom Line

Question: Our practice income is being negatively impacted by no-shows, and telephone reminders just aren’t working. What else can we be doing to get patients to show up for their scheduled appointments? North Carolina subscriber Answer: No-shows can badly dent a practice’s revenue, and as a result, many practices are moving beyond mere phone calls to prevent no-shows. According to a recent survey conducted by the Medical Group Management Association, more than 50 percent of practices reported using “multiple methods” in addition to calls, such as text messages and emailreminders. Verbal or digital reminders that ask...

To read the full article, sign in and subscribe to tci Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement.


Keep pace with evolving Medicare regulations — and onboard your team — with timely analysis of critical updates interpreted in an easy-to-follow, easy-to-apply format. Your subscription to TCI's Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement Alert will equip you to navigate code and guideline changes, CCI edits, and revisions to modifiers, payer policies, the fee schedule, OIG target areas, and more.

  • Current newsletters added each month
  • Fully searchable archives - over 4200 articles
  • ALL years/issues back to 2003 organized by year and issue
  • Codes mentioned in articles are linked to Code Information pages
  • Code Information pages link back to related articles
Access to this feature is available in the following products:
  • tci Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement +Archives

free demo
request yours today
pricing
for any budget
sign IN
welcome back!