17 Insurance Definitions Your Billing Manager Should Know

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Apr 23, 2019 @ 11:04 AM

The world of health insurance and medical billing and coding can be a complicated one. Even experienced billers have to face ever-evolving changes from insurance companies and government regulations. It makes it even more challenging when your office has hired a new biller or someone with less experience who needs to get up to speed quickly with all of the correct information and processes.

Today, we want to share a quick list of some of the most common insurance and billing terms and definitions that every optometry biller should know. This list can be useful when you're on-boarding billers or getting the rest of your optical team familiar with the insurance process.

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Infographic: Lifecycle of a Claim

Posted by Meagan Vitek on Thu, Jan 31, 2019 @ 14:01 PM

"Efficiency" and "time-saving" are two of our top priorities when it comes to optometry software solutions and insurance claims processing services. We strive to make the OD's life easier by providing your team with top of the line services and streamlining your daily tasks.

One of the best ways to save time and money in your busy eyecare practice is to take advantage of VisionWeb's electronic claims processing services. Processing claims electronically has an endless list of benefits, including spending less time on the phone with payers, reducing redundancies of duplicate data entry, ensuring proper coding of claims, decreasing reimbursement times, and many more. While we are sure you are aware of all these benefits, have you ever wondered what the actual claim filing process looks like on our end? 

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Optometric Billing Tips to Avoid Claim Denials

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Jan 15, 2019 @ 11:01 AM

Your practice relies on insurance claims to generate revenue. However, common errors are resulting in denied claims, wasted time, and lost revenue. It’s time to be proactive about your claim management and maximize reimbursements for your patient visits.

Having to rework denied claims and resubmit them is only adding to the claims that your optometric billing manager has to submit. With a few adjustments to the office workflow and the right technology, you can focus less on reworking denials and more on submitting your claims right the first time. Read on to see what steps you can take today to stop being denied.

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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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