To move the needle in all areas of reform, arm your outpatient therapists with a therapy-specific EMR that integrates with your hospital-based system.
Patients are shouldering a greater portion of their healthcare costs than ever before. But when they don’t know the specifics of their coverage, they can end up with much bigger bills than they bargained for—and that often leads to unpaid balances and unfinished treatment plans. Bring them up to speed—and improve your practice’s collections and patient retention—with this guide.
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To bill for modifier 59 or not to bill for this very tricky modifier—that is the (burning) question. If you find yourself asking this question time and again—while also thinking back to high school English class—you’re not alone. Few modifiers cause as much consternation for PTs or wreak as much havoc on their payments as modifier 59.
Turn on any mobster film, and you’ll quickly understand the importance of paying back any owed debts. Likewise, rehab therapy patients with overdue accounts need to eventually pay up; after all, your business depends on your success in collecting those funds. Plus, if these issues fester with enough patients—and for extended time periods—you run the risk of closing your doors for good.
Triumph in the Triple-Aim Game: The Healthcare Executive’s Guide to Readmission Reduction, Patient Safety Promotion, and ACO Success
Learn the surprising secret to reducing costs and improving care quality within your hospital system.