Optometry has emerged as an alternate medical stream that is fast sharing the burden of primary eye care providers and offering increasingly specialized services. With healthcare industry undergoing consistent reforms aimed at bringing more and more patients under Medicare or Medicaid coverage, Optometry practitioners are experiencing an increasingly diversified payer mix. While this means increased profitability and long term financial sustainability for every Optometry practice, it also means an increased patient liability. Most Optometry practices are prone to malpractice claims because patients can’t perceive the true value of the services offered by an OD. More often than not, patients leave disgruntled due to erroneous diagnosis and dissatisfactory healthcare services. To avoid Optometry malpractice claims, the best way is to improve optometry medical billing.
Optometry billing practices are based on some fundamentals that can dramatically enhance the productivity of medical billing if fine tuned properly.
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