WebPT Blog - coding
Mar 18, 2013| by Charlotte Bohnett
Today's blog post comes from WebPT Senior Writers Charlotte Bohnett and Erica Cohen.
Billing is one of the most important aspects of running a rehab therapy clinic, aside from patient care. But it can also be one of the most challenging, especially if you’re working with a billing process that doesn’t suit your clinic.
The right billing method should streamline your workflow, increase your profitability, and free up some much needed bandwidth. Just think, what could you do with some extra time? With that in mind, we’re going to devote the next handful of posts to some billing best practices to help you get your life back.
Our first tip covered auditing your existing process; tip two discussed the need to shop around; and tip three explained in-house versus outsourced billing. Here’s tip four:
#4: Ensure your billing integrates.
If you’re using an electronic medical record (EMR), it’s essential that your billing software and documentation software talk to each other.