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Category: claims management system

  • 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 […]

  • 7 top healthcare revenue cycle challenges and how to overcome them

    Healthcare revenue cycle challenges exist at every stage of the patient journey, beginning with patient access and extending all the way through claims, billing, payment and collections. However, digital tools and analytics can help providers tackle their top healthcare revenue cycle challenges. “The complexity of our reimbursement structures and the complexity of billing mean a […]

  • 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 […]

  • Reducing claims denials to get paid faster

    Claims denials are a major source of headaches for healthcare organizations. On average, denied claims can take more than two weeks longer to pay out than first-time claims, if they get paid at all. Denials can have major downstream impacts, including lower annual net revenue, additional hours spent on administrative work, and potential disruptions to […]

  • 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 […]