Billing items that aren't billable, collecting dollars that don't belong to them -- every day we see different examples of unintentional fraud that could be prevented through routine audits and proactive revenue cycle management.
Recently, we encountered a biller who had a policy in place stating they won't appeal denials below $500. While such policies are unfortunately becoming more common, it's still unacceptable for your bottom line.
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Miss our white paper on how to utilize FOIA requests to bolster your position in Medicare Part A contract negotiations with your hospital? Here's a brief rundown on what data you should be requesting from your Medicare Administrative Contractor.
The practice of writing off small balances is common across the medical billing industry, but the threshold for doing so varies wildly from practice to practice. The question you need to be asking is whether you're losing money because of your write-off policy.
Vachette CEO Mick Raich describes the difficulties he faced during the recent Traverse City Iron Man competition, and how overcoming them helps him persevere not only in his personal life, but also in a professional capacity.
Imagine discovering a private payer cut your reimbursement rates by 70 percent! Wouldn’t it be nice to have a team of experts on your side to help navigate such a thorny issue?
Mick Raich, president of Vachette Pathology and Stark Medical Auditing and Consulting, has traveled throughout the country this year to various health care tradeshows and conferences to share his insight on how the health care industry's ongoing transition to value-based medicine will impact your revenue stream, and more importantly, what you can do to prepare.
Vachette President Mick Raich shares his thoughts on the recent news that the Obama administration plans to begin rating health care networks based on the number of physicians and hospitals within a network and also discusses the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System that will be used to grade physicians starting next year.
As a pathology practice management and auditing firm, Vachette sees it all. Hear Vachette President Mick Raich talk about some of the "scroogy" things going on lately with medical billing and government regulations.
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