October 9, 2012

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ERA Transparency & Denials:  How Medicaid Remittances May Clog Up The Workflow

Not every medical claim sails through the payer adjudication process.  Every healthcare billing professional knows that some claims get dumped right back in your lap for "resubmission."

Here's the tough question: How many hours does your staff spend on resubmission?

And the other critical follow-up question: How much do you collect on resubmitted claims?

The answer depends a lot on each payer's communication or lack of it . . .

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25 Medical Necessity Letters & How to Use Them Like A Pro is a three hour presentation which is customized for your practice.  Tammy Tipton, President of Appeal Solutions, will discuss how to assert your rights when insurers use medical necessity to deny standard of care medical treatment.  Level I and Level II appeal responses will be discussed and legal protections related to appeal review will be explained.  Some of the appeal letters to be discussed include the following:

  • Inadequate Peer Review Availability

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  • External review and what it can do for you and your patients.

  • Patient Appeal Efforts.

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