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Revenue | Article

A journalist called me recently and asked, “Why do you think there is such a high denial rate for...

By Betsy Nicoletti | 05/07/12
Revenue | Article

With today’s complex coding and reimbursement systems, it came as no surprise to discover that...

By Elizabeth Woodcock | 04/09/12
Revenue | Article

Remember in high school when your teacher assigned “compare and contrast” essays?  “Compare and...

By Betsy Nicoletti | 04/09/12
Revenue | Article

Collection letters that go out to patients usually have very stern language. For example, a letter...

By Brandon Betancourt | 03/07/12
Revenue | Article

Dr. Julie Taitsman, Chief Medical Officer for the Office of Inspector General, gave a presentation...

By Kathy McCoy | 02/06/12
Revenue | Article

Did the physician insert a pacemaker or pacing cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD)? Did the pacemaker...

By Lisa Eramo | 01/25/12
Revenue | Article

“Medicare pays primary care clinicians for Behavioral Health services? Since when?” Here's a...

By Betsy Nicoletti | 01/09/12
Revenue | Article

"Isn’t the surgeon paid to do the pre-op visit? My schedule is filled with pre-operative exams...

By Betsy Nicoletti | 01/03/12
Compliance | Article

Note: This is the second part of an article published in our Getting Paid newsletter last week. ...

By Nancy Maguire | 12/19/11
Revenue | Article

Today, patients are responsible for much larger portions of their medical bills. Copayments are on...

By Elizabeth Woodcock | 07/11/11
Revenue | Article

In earlier Kareo newsletters, you have read about tracking your denials by major reason.  In early...

By Sara Larch | 06/13/11
Revenue | Article

Every medical practice experiences claim denials.  Better performing practices have denial rates...

By Sara Larch | 03/09/11
Compliance | Article

Physician practices and hospitals know a change is coming on October 1, 2013, that will...

By Nancy Maguire | 03/09/11
Revenue | Article

In general, people intend to honor their debts. Others, of course, are not as responsible. In...

By Kathy McCoy | 02/07/11
Revenue | Article

When you collect a co-payment, you know it’s in your contract with your payer. However, it’s not...

By Kathy McCoy | 01/24/11
Revenue | Article

In today’s challenging reimbursement era, there seems to be no end in sight to the complexities of...

By Elizabeth Woodcock | 10/11/10