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Category: claim denials

  • How to keep up with changing payer requirements

    The payer policy rollercoaster has taken a few twists and turns recently, leaving healthcare organizations out of the loop if they try to keep pace with payer requirements using manual systems alone. Keeping track of changing payer requirements has long been a major challenge for providers, but several shifts in the reimbursement landscape have prompted […]

  • Better claims management: faster patient payments & reduced denials

    Navigating an increasingly complex reimbursement landscape remains challenging for today’s healthcare providers, with too many claims still underpaid, delayed or outright denied. In fact, nearly 70% of providers said the problem of denied claims had worsened during 2021. Naturally, relationships with payers suffer, adding friction to the process. To this end, revenue cycle leaders are […]

  • How to prepare for CMS’s Appropriate Use Criteria Program

    The Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) program is due to come into full effect in January 2023 at the earliest. The program was established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to help providers order the most appropriate diagnostic imaging services. Failure to comply may result in claims denials. Any provider that offers these […]

  • Revenue cycle management checklist: improve experience & profits

    Traditional revenue cycle management strategies are on shaky ground. Time-consuming manual processes are struggling under the burden of increasing patient volumes and patient financial responsibility. Clunky interfaces and disjointed systems fall short of evolving consumer expectations. Understanding and adapting to sweeping regulatory change is challenging for understaffed teams. On top of all of that, the […]

  • 3 data-driven denial management strategies for faster claims processing

    In the sixth article in our series on how the patient journey has evolved since the onset of COVID-19, we look at three ways to prevent claim denials and reduce the time to payment. Faster claims processing is at the heart of a better patient financial experience and reduces revenue leakage for providers. For more […]