Ins and Outs of TRICARE
CBS By the Numbers
What is an ABN and How To Use It?
A How to Guide for Navigating RAC Audits for Medical Practices
How To Choose a New Hampshire Medical Billing Company
5 Ways Your Medical Practice Can Reduce Billing Errors and Increase Cash Flow
May 01, 2018
The O&P Edge: When and How to Use an ABN
Our practice receives numerous questions from clients regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN) for Medicare claims. The ABN and the associated modifiers can be confusing, so this article addresses when ABNs should be used, when they are valid, and which modifiers are appropriate.
March 01, 2018
The O&P Edge: PTAN Reminders and Tips
As a Medicare provider, you have completed CMS' 27-page 855S Medicare Enrollment Application, had a successful site visit, and received a provider transaction account number (PTAN) that identifies your practice as a Medicare supplier in good standing. With a PTAN you can bill Medicare for the services you provide to patients. It is all too often that my office receives a call from a provider with an urgent PTAN question or concern. Here are some tips to help your practice avoid common PTAN dilemmas.
January 01, 2018
The O&P Edge: Your Clients Are Looking At Reviews, Are You?
Based on a 2016 Nielsen study, more than 80 percent of Americans seek recommendations when making a purchase of any kind. Aren't you more likely to choose a restaurant that has five stars than one that has one star or has no web presence at all? Why should it be any different for people choosing a medical provider?
November 01, 2017
The O&P Edge: Avoidable Claim Rejections and Denials
Whether your claim is rejected or denied the result is the same; you are not getting paid. So let's review some common avoidable mistakes.
September 01, 2017
The O&P Edge: The Right Employees In The Wrong Positions
Do you have good employees who are not performing at the level you expect? Have you described an employee as dependable, smart, and motivated, but found that the employee did not excel in his or her job? Have you ever thought that maybe it was not the employee but the position that was the problem?
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