Pros and Cons of Your Practice's Claim Management Options

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Mar 21, 2017 @ 14:03 PM

Having a successful billing cycle depends a lot on the processes and systems you use in your practice to mitigate insurance claims and billing. And, when it comes to your claim management options it typically comes down to two options: managing in-house with a clearinghouse solution or outsourcing to a billing service.

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Electronic Claims Quick Tip: How to Prioritize Your Claims

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Thu, Mar 16, 2017 @ 14:03 PM

Running the billing department of an eyecare practice can be a hectic job. Whether it's too many new claims, too many rejections, shuffling between payer sites, or dealing with paper forms there is always something that's slowing down your workflow and making it hard to get everything done each day.

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3 Reasons Your Patients Won’t Purchase Your Optical Dispensing Products

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Mar 14, 2017 @ 14:03 PM

Many eyecare practices are struggling to compete with online retailers. When competing to make optical dispensing sales, you have to think about the situation from your patients’ perspective to identify why they are willing to trust anyone other than their doctor to provide them with their glasses and contacts.

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Flowchart: Challenges Limiting Your Optometric Billing Growth

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Thu, Mar 09, 2017 @ 14:03 PM

In your eyecare practice, the insurance side of the house can be tricky business. Effectively managing your claim cycle to maximize on your reimbursements is an important componant of every eyecare business. If your practice has been struggling with the claims process, or your biller is in over their head it might be time to look at your current claim processes and determine if there is a better solution that can help you manage your billing cycle. 

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3 Rules to Address Electronic Claim Rejections Successfully

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Mar 07, 2017 @ 14:03 PM

Claim rejections can hurt your practice. When your optometric practice receives a rejected claim, your biller not only has to spend time correcting the claim but they also have to resubmit the claim. Doubling the work for them and reducing they amount of time they have to keep up with the other insurance claims in your practice. If your biller doesn’t keep up with the rejections, it’s possible that the electronic claims will miss their timely filing deadlines and the doctor will have to write the claims off.

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