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Welcome to the iSALUS Healthcare blog. Providing informative Healthcare IT insights to help Physicians practice medicine.

11 Features a Mobile-Friendly EHR Should Offer

11 Features a Mobile-Friendly EHR Should Offer

Selecting a vendor that offers you mobility options will provide you more freedom, and help you deliver better patient care because you will be able to run your practice from anywhere. However, please note that most EHR vendors don’t provide all of the features available in their system within their mobile platforms, so provider and physician adoption isn’t as high as it could be.

Medical Billing Tip 4: Real Time Insurance Eligibility Verifications

Medical Billing Tip 4: Real Time Insurance Eligibility Verifications

Each year, the American Medical Association publishes a Health Insurance Payer Report Card which includes, among other things, the percentage of claims denied each year by denial reason. Consistently, one of the most common denial reasons, sometimes even representing 50% of all denials, is inactive insurance benefits. This is a denial that could be easily solved by verifying that the patient has insurance and is eligible for the visit.

Medical Billing Machine Tip 3: Overcoming Rejected Electronic Claims

Medical Billing Machine Tip 3: Overcoming Rejected Electronic Claims

Rebilling rejected claims consists of reviewing the error message provided by the clearinghouse, and fixing some aspect of the electronic claims file, then resubmitting it to the clearinghouse for processing. The problem is that many medical practices don’t resubmit rejected claims every day which means that they are delaying their Accounts Receivable by not taking every possible step to get reimbursed as quickly as possible.

5 Examples of Why EHR Medical Specialty Support Matters!

5 Examples of Why EHR Medical Specialty Support Matters!

EHR and Medical Billing software companies can have vastly different client bases. Some companies support only specific specialties, while others support all specialties. While conducting your research, make a short list for yourself inclusive of the unique specialty based challenges your medical specialty faces to make sure the vendor has a good solution for those issues.

Medical Billing Machine: Reconciliation and Getting Paid

Medical Billing Machine: Reconciliation and Getting Paid

Most Medical Practice Management Systems, Medical Billing Software Systems, and Electronic Health Records (EHRs) don’t do a great job of making sure every patient appointment loaded in the appointment scheduling software turns into an electronic claim that will produce revenue for the practice. What’s with that? These systems are, after all, supposed to help you manage your practice!

Medical Billing: What?s Wrong with Batch Billing Anyway?

Medical Billing: What?s Wrong with Batch Billing Anyway?

Ahhhhh, Good Morning! Got your coffee? Check! Had your morning chocolate doughnut? Check! Awesome, let’s begin the process of turning your practice into a wild success story! As part of our series, “Build a Medical Billing Machine in Less Than a Week”, we are going to walk you through a number of steps that you can literally apply to your practice in less than a week to become a medical billing machine.