In any job it can be easy to fall victim to bad habits. And, if you're a biller in an eyecare practice you probably have a routine down for checking patient eligibility and insurance coverage. When it comes to checking eligibility information it should go beyond simply checking for the patient's scheduled procedure. It's likely that the OD will find additional testing that may need to be done during an appointment, and having the comprehensive coverage information at their fingertips will keep the appointment running smoothly.
With a full schedule it can be easy to fall behind, but providing the OD with complete coverage information will help you avoid any disruptions to the workflow. With all the information they need from the start the OD won't have to leave the exam room to ask the front desk to pull any additional information.Read More
Without revenue cycle management reports, you don’t have the proper visibility to measure the performance of your billing manager and their claim management activities. To provide you with increased visibility into your practice, run revenue cycle management reports, part of VisionWeb’s outsourced billing service, delivers full transparency into how your practice is performing against state and national averages to help your optometric practice profit.
Below are a few tips on how you can better understand and read these important reports.Read More
Your schedule is probably packed with patients wanting to get a comprehensive exam before they head back to school after the holidays.
While this is a busy time for your optometric practice, taking a bit of extra time before each appointment to pull benefits will not only help you earn more money, it could also benefit your patient.
Below are three reasons why your staff should pull patient benefits a few days before the appointment.Read More