Monthly Archives: March 2016

Credentialing Process for Optometry Practices

Getting credentialed with the right insurance panels is a key to growing your practice revenue. However, the credentialing process can be a daunting task.  Are you aware that a Medicare application is a minimum of 30 pages for a solo … Continue reading

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Are you Aware of the Billing Process for DME?

According to bcbsnc.com, “Durable medical equipment (DME) is any equipment that provides therapeutic benefits to a member because of certain medical conditions and/or illnesses, and that can withstand repeated use, is primarily and customarily used to serve a medical purpose, … Continue reading

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Know your Medicare Part B Coverage Benefits for Ambulance!

Medicare Part-B Coverage An ambulance service is deemed necessary for a patient who is either unconscious, heavily bleeding or is unable to travel through any other mode of transport. Ambulance services are separately payable under Medicare Part B which pays … Continue reading

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Tips for Optometry Billing

Optometry includes curing vision related problems, fitting of lenses, diagnosing and treating certain ailments of the eye, sight testing and correction by initiation of diagnosis, treatment and the supervision of vision changes. Having its own set of issues with billing … Continue reading

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Meaningful Use and PQRS- Know More!

The voluntary program Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is meant to pay eligible professionals (EPs).This includes physicians under Medicare as well as a few select therapists and service providers who extend their services to beneficiaries under Medicare. However, there does … Continue reading

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Criteria to Assess Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management Vendors

The changing regulatory pressures coupled with evolving payments and care delivery models are known to have implications on physician’s time especially when it comes to direct care for the patient. In order to implement better care delivery models many practices … Continue reading

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