Contrary to popular opinion, payers aren't out to get you. We interviewed a former insurance company employee for advice on how to navigate your payer relationships.
Improving patient outcomes doesn't happen overnight. In fact, you'll need to up-skill your staff to improve healthcare delivery.
Sometimes you have to take a break from the “work” of your work to hone your skills and take your game to the next level. After returning home from this year’s APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in San Antonio, I feel like that statement rings particularly true; after all, it takes stepping outside your office—and the comfort zone you’ve created inside those walls—to learn new ideas and approaches that will help you become more effective and efficient at work.
This year's CSM mega event has come and gone, but check out this recap for some major highlights.
Familiar with modifier 59? Well, you'll need to fine-tune your billing with the new eval and re-eval CPT codes.
No private practice owner should approach payer contract negotiations haphazardly—or worse, not understand specific terms before signing on the dotted line. And for good reason: Continued claim denials and decreasing reimbursements make it tough for many rehab therapy practice owners to get the most out of their private payer contracts.
Insurance credentialing is difficult, but the payoff means more money in your pocket—and greater business success.