As a physician you feel responsible both towards your patient and staff to verify that all is going well. So too, when you make the decision to outsource your DME billing services – you need to constantly track and check all aspects of the services provided by the DME provider. The reason being- you need […]

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Consciously or unconsciously, physicians or their staff may unknowingly be active or passive participants in Medicare fraud, waste, and abuse. Recent figures on the Medicaid program illustrate the scale of the problem. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the cost of medical coverage in fiscal year (FY) 2015 was $547.7 billion. […]

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The DME coding and billing is a very complicated process and involves not just expertise in the coding and billing of DME services, but also qualities like patience and attentiveness to details. To ensure an efficient and effective Revenue Cycle Management process, the charge entry process needs focus in your DME Billing process. The charge […]

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DME billing and coding is a very complex system and involves a certain level of expertise. Besides expertise, awareness and knowledge about the constantly changing coding system by CMS helps ensure accurate billing that helps reap rewards. Here are a few ways that can help ensure accurate billing for DME services: Awareness of kinds and […]

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DME billing is not very straightforward, and when healthcare providers integrate it to increase their revenues, the complexities increase. Medicare is known to lose more money to wasteful spending than any other program government wide, with more than $60 billion in erroneous billing each year The most common errors with DME billing that can trip […]

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The year 2017 could prove a turning point for the healthcare industry. Slowing limping back into normalcy, most healthcare practices have found some stable ground. This however, may be rocked again, with a change in political reforms that could even repeal the ACA or popularly called Obamacare act. It would not be difficult to surmise […]

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A recent 2016 report by Grand View Research predicted that the durable medical equipment (DME) market is expected to reach USD 242.1 billion by 2024. This will probably turn out right, going by the simple logic that the aging population need for chronic disease management tools and devices and remote monitoring devices will increase in the coming […]

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Rejection and denials in DME billing impact reimbursement and cash-flows disrupting the Revenue Cycle Management process. Added to the denials, increased regulatory scrutiny is pushing most DME services to revamp their operations to streamline processes and enhance profitability too. However, the need to question and analyze the reason why denials and rejections take place is […]

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