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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Optical Resources for Prospering Under MACRA and MIPS

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Thu, Mar 02, 2017 @ 14:03 PM

Participation in MACRA and MIPS has just started. While 2017 is the year when eligible eyecare practices can start participating in the quality payment program, there are still a lot of unanswered questions about the rules involved with the value-based reimbursement model.

Below are optical resources to help you gain a firmer understanding of MACRA, MIPS, and APMs.

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Make Time to Network in the Optical Industry

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Feb 28, 2017 @ 16:02 PM

Effective networking can create valuable connections that lead to new partnerships, more patients, and all-star employees. In professional development, sales, and business, regular networking is a simple tactic that people use to gain an edge on the competition and professional advancement. Unfortunately, many optometrists are already short on time to network effectively.

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Must-have Tips To Improve Your Optical Dispensing Results

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Wed, Feb 22, 2017 @ 15:02 PM

Brick and mortar eyecare practices have fierce competition against online retailers. At VisionWeb, we often talk about how your staff can compete with online retailers by explaining the benefits of purchasing frames from physical practices. However, sometimes, this might not be enough.

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