How Progressive is Your Optometry Practice Efficiency?

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Dec 15, 2020 @ 09:12 AM

It's easy to get comfortable with a routine and do things in your practice the way that they've always been done, especially if it's working well for your existing patient base.

But, times have changed, and if you're still running your practice off of outdated habits and norms you could be scaring off potential new patients, and wasting a lot of time and money. We've put together a quick checklist of some of the things that progressive practices are doing to stay on top of optometry practice efficiency.

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Insurance Verification is Key for Processing Clean Claims

Posted by Sherri Dement on Wed, Dec 02, 2020 @ 08:12 AM

During times of uncertainty, many practices may be struggling financially. Challenging times make it essential to ensure that you are appropriately reimbursed for all services rendered. Verification of benefits is necessary to understand the patient's medical benefits and what procedures are covered under the plan they have chosen. Accurate verification of benefits is vital to the financial success of your practice.

Now is an opportune time to examine the verification process with your staff and confirm that the appropriate employees have a solid understanding so that you can start 2021 off on the right foot.

Unfortunately, it is not uncommon to come across practices without policies in place for verification of benefits. It is impossible to know what services will be covered without verifying. Is this your practice? Are you treating patients and providing your time and expertise and not being reimbursed because benefits were not obtained or are not clear?

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How to Turn Electronic Claims into Money

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Mon, Nov 02, 2020 @ 13:11 PM

In the eyecare industry, managing claims is an important piece of the revenue stream; especially as more online retailers cut into your frame sales.

However, many practices struggle to effectively turn their electronic claims into revenue from payers, forcing the practice to write-off services or charge the patient more than they were expecting.

This post shares some strategies your optometric biller can use to turn electronic claims into money.

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3 Scary Electronic Claims Habits that Hurt Your Acceptance Rate

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Oct 20, 2020 @ 09:10 AM

Halloween is just around the corner. And, we at VisionWeb couldn’t think of anything more frightening than a payer slashing through your revenue by denying your electronic claims and delaying revenue. To shine a light on your claim nightmares, we’ve put together a few solutions to the most common claims management fears.

Below are some of the haunting reasons for denied claims.

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Our Best Claim Filing Advice to Make More Money This Year

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Mon, Oct 19, 2020 @ 11:10 AM

Managing claims in an eyecare practice is a full-time job in itself. And, it's a job that requires a lot of organization, expertise, and patience.

Here at VisionWeb, we have a team of expert billers running our claim filing services, and having these experts in-house gives us the opportunity to share a lot of valuable claim filing tips and tricks with all of you. Today we wanted to do a recap of some of the best claim filing secrets we have shared in the past to help you make better decisions that will lead to more money in your pockets in the future.

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