Medical Billing Blog

Do You Do RVUs?

Clinical staff members have complex languages all their own: diagnoses, medications, symptoms, anatomy.  Now many physicians are becoming familiar with a more financial language, “Relative Value Units” (RVUs).

Biller’s Blog Special Edition – 3 Scenarios for Updating Primary Payer Information

As a medical biller one of the constant issues we encounter is out of date or inaccurate insurance coverage information.  It delays payments and causes a lot work for office staff.  I thought it would be helpful for our Iridium Suite users if I created a “cheat sheet” of the 3 common scenarios.

A Better Analysis of the Revenue Cycle - Payer Un-collectables

Why is payer money not collected?

It is estimated that 30-40% of denials are due to front-end registration and eligibility issues.  If billing staff are diligent with the patient benefit verification steps from our last Medical Billing Blog: A Better Analysis of the Revenue Cycle-Patient Collections, you should be able to reduce that percentage to almost 0%. 

A Better Analysis of the Revenue Cycle-Patient Collections

Let’s be honest, in most healthcare businesses we are doing more and more with less and less staff.  The end of the day/week is here before you know it.  That list of tasks, stack of papers and inboxes still full of unopened messages are still there. 

We Should Focus on the Cycle as Much as the Revenue

I checked Google Trends for the term “Revenue Cycle”, these are some of the related terms I found: revenue management, revenue cycle management, revenue cycle healthcare, accounting cycle.   At number 5 was: what is revenue cycle.revenue cycle managment

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