Imagine this scenario – Your patient is in the chair. You’ve just discovered they need some major work. You know it’s in their best interests to accept the treatment. But it’s expensive. You have got to present a case to convince him, can Dental Medical Billing help. In a way, it is hard to make […]
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Highest Paying Specialties for Physicians in US
One of the highest paying professions in the United States is that of healthcare professionals. However, for medical billing purposes, it is often important to understand the burgeoning fields/medical disciplines which are on the rise and garner the maximum revenue. Highest paying specialties: It has been observed that a specialists’ compensation is higher than that […]
Improving Efficiency of Dental Billing and Collections with greater Focus on Patient Care
Over one million adults across 36 states in the US enrolled for dental plans through the newly-established health insurance marketplace in 2014, according to a published report. The American Dental Association has estimated that more than 8.3 million adults nationwide could gain dental benefits through Medicaid expansion. However, the same report also stated that the […]
Is your Dental Practice Facing a huge outstanding AR?
According to a survey, dentists perceive past due accounts as the biggest threat to their revenue cycle. Past due debt should not be an accepted way of doing business. If you have slow or lazy payers, you need to take necessary measures to reduce account receivable days. Don’t be complacent when it comes to bad […]
Importance of Documentation for Successful ICD 10 Dental Billing and Coding
Due to the nearing ICD 10 compliance deadline, there is brouhaha over various aspects of ICD 10 including codes, transition, HIPPA, etc. But the role of documentation in ensuring successful reimbursement under ICD 10 standards is finding minimal mention in this ICD 10 noise. As much as clinical documentation is important for all medical areas […]
Will Dental Billing Practices Be Impacted by ICD 10?
With the advent of electronic billing and coding practices, modern healthcare has benefited tremendously over the past decade. Physicians no longer have to stay on a lookout for coding changes to keep their practices away from mis-coding and claim denials. Coding manuals have become redundant with electronic billing software well equipped to integrate coding changes […]
Should you be Training your Dental Biller for ICD 10 Changes?
The coding transformation from ICD 9 to ICD 10 is undoubtedly the biggest change that healthcare industry will be experiencing in 2014. While medical practitioners will now have to use a range of 155000 diagnosis and procedural codes, dental billers and coding practitioners are also going to face major challenges in terms of identification and […]
Adapting your Dental Billing Practices to Generate Highest Revenue
The success of your dental practice relies on low over head costs, maximum revenue for services performed as well as satisfied customers. The generation of high revenues is possible if all procedures right from consultation, coding, billing and reimbursement by the payers is error free and timely. The medical billing and RCM of your dental […]
Understanding the ICD-10 Impact on Dental Billing Practices
If you are a dental practitioner, with the ICD 10 implementation deadline nearing, you are worried not just about successfully transitioning to ICD 10 CM. But also whether you fully understand ICD 10, for example, do you understand its coding intricacies, is your dental practice geared to be on ICD without any operational or financial […]
Streamlined Dental Billing Can Enhance Revenue Collection for Your Practice by 20%
Dental practices need to streamline their billing tasks in order to enhance revenue collection. Accuracy needs to be exercised in coding, billing, timely claim submission and follow-ups to get paid for the services offered. Challenges faced by dental practitioners: With an increase in work pressure due to healthcare reforms, daunting back office tasks and rise […]