Claims Processing Classroom: Understanding Primary Insurance with Medicare

Posted by Shane Shepherd on Tue, Oct 09, 2018 @ 08:10 AM

Shane Shepherd built our Revenue Cycle Management team at VisionWeb. He brought with him tons of billing, coding, and claims processing experience from years of working with eyecare practices. He's dropped some insurance related knowledge for us that we hope you'll find useful when dealing with patients paying with insurance cards. 

Today, he is talking about common questions he gets surrounding primary, secondary, replacement, and supplemental insurance claims, specifically in regards to Medicare.

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What's Your Electronic Claim Turnaround Time?

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Sep 25, 2018 @ 15:09 PM

Time is money. With your electronic claims, monitoring the time it takes to get paid can give you critical insight into your claims management performance and provide guidance for increasing your claim reimbursement revenue.

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Why You Should Separate Your Insurance Billing from Your Optometric Practice Staff

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Sep 13, 2018 @ 09:09 AM

If you currently have a biller or split out insurance billing amongst your small staff, ask yourself if you're happy with your claim denial rate. Is your biller a bit overwhelmed with work? Does your small staff feel stretched thin because they're required to wear multiple hats? These are a few reasons that having your staff handle insurance claims might slow down your revenue stream.

Outsourcing your claim management can save you money in the long-term, keep your staff focused on patient care, and give you peace of mind. Read on to discover more benefits to separating your insurance billing from your eyecare practice's staff.

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What You Need To Know As A New Billing Manager

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Sep 04, 2018 @ 15:09 PM

Optometry billing can be a fast-paced and complex role that can seem intimidating at first. However, with a bit of preparation and homework, you can make a successful career out of managing an optometric practice’s electronic claims.

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Best Strategies for Collecting on Your Electronic Claims

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Aug 28, 2018 @ 10:08 AM

Managing claims effectively is a complicated process that is critical to providing revenue for optometric practices. As optical dispensary sales continue to compete with online retailers, your practice has to manage electronic claims successfully to earn more revenue on claim reimbursements.

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