Medical Billing - Outsourcing for Old Accounts Receivables
- Are your Accounts Receivables (A/R) getting old?
- Writing off to many accounts?
- Old accounts smothering your agency and you don’t have the resources to handle them?
- Is your practice or agency bogged down by a mountain of rejected insurance claims?
- Is it taking too long for your claims to get processed?
Well, what you might be lacking could be an efficient A/R follow-up process.
An efficient follow-up process is crucial for every medical billing system. In fact, the success of a practice or a medical insurance billing company comes from accurate, timely and professional billing followed by an efficient A/R follow-up and collections system. As an agency, you might often find it difficult to handle billing procedures along with providing quality patient care. Moreover, medical insurance billing is a tiring process and you probably will have a hard time tracking all your processed claims yourself. So, it’s always recommended that you outsource your billing tasks rather than doing it on your own.
The following are some of the benefits and services of an effective A/R follow-up system, which will help to acquire quicker and timely reimbursements for all your medical insurance claims.
Benefits of an efficient A/R follow-up process in medical insurance billing
The benefits of outsourcing to a third-party billing company for your home health, hospice, or medical practice are numerous. Not only does it alleviate a lot of work, but also spares you valuable time, which you can devote to maintaining good patient relationships and growing your business. Many a time medical groups do not focus on effective A/R and collections and find themselves in crisis management without sufficient resources to meet financial needs. This becomes a very inefficient way of doing business.
The first and foremost aspect which needs to be understood is every dollar not billed and every dollar not collected impacts your bottom line directly. Research have proven that this can cost several million dollars a year for a healthcare clinic, practice, or agency. And most of this loss occurs due to the lack of an inefficient A/R follow-up or Denials Management system.
One of the most crucial processes in an effective medical insurance billing system is the A/R follow-up process. The major benefit of an A/R follow-up team in the medical insurance billing process is the availability of a trained and experienced staff. Moreover, you’ll have clearly laid out processes for sending emails, notices, making calls, etc. With highly skilled A/R agents and cutting edge technology, medical insurance billing companies can enhance your revenue and increase your facility’s bottom line by way of reducing days in A/R, payment posting, and improving collections ratio.
If A/R and collections are concerns for your company, call CareSmart Billing, a division of Home Care Software Solutions. CareSmart Billing specializes in assisting health care companies in reducing outstanding A/R by collecting monies owed.
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