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In her recent medical billing webinar, Denial Management: Top Techniques that Get Claims Paid, ...

By Lea Chatham | 07/25/13
Revenue | Article

"She was bitten by a dog.  How much clearer can I be?” "He fell.  That’s what I wrote on the...

By Betsy Nicoletti | 05/23/12
Revenue | Article

Medical practices have been using Relative Value Units (RVUs) since they were adopted by Medicare...

By Sara Larch | 05/07/12
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