Key Ways Providers Can Prepare for New Surprise Billing Rules

Key Ways Providers Can Prepare for New Surprise Billing Rules

Providers should be preparing now for new surprise billing rules slated to take effect next year under the No Surprises Act. Starting January 1, 2022, healthcare providers will be subject to a new surprise billing law that makes it illegal for providers to bill...
Outsource Medical Billing is an Essential Service for Independent Physicians

Outsource Medical Billing is an Essential Service for Independent Physicians

Five reasons providers should outsource medical billing from an essential silent partner for independent physician groups: the ebix team of expert medical billing service professionals helps keep your medical practice autonomous and realize up to 10% more revenue by...
Claim Denial Minimization for Independent Physicians

Claim Denial Minimization for Independent Physicians

Nothing is more critical to revenue cycle profitability than to have highly efficient accounts receivable and claim denial management processes in place. It is these revenue cycle processes that determine the difference between financial stability and merely...
New Medicare Card: Claim Reject Codes After January 1, 2020

New Medicare Card: Claim Reject Codes After January 1, 2020

Get paid. Use Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers (MBIs) now. If you do not use Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers on claims (with a few exceptions) after January 1, you will get: Electronic claims reject codes: Claims Status Category Code of A7 (acknowledgment rejected...
ICD-10: Be Sure To Use Specificity in Your Documentation in Order To Avoid Denials

ICD-10: Be Sure To Use Specificity in Your Documentation in Order To Avoid Denials

Specificity in documentation allows for the most accurate ICD-10 code choices. At this time more and more payors are denying medical claims when you use a diagnosis code(s) that are unspecified. Please do whatever you can to use specificity in your code choices such...