Summertime Blues

A concern many practices may face is a drop in patients during the hot summer months when wearing hose is no fun. There is, though, one group of potential patients who only want services done during the summer… school teachers. Because they have two to three months off between school years, school teachers typically have […]

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Practice Standards

Below are some practice guidelines for your consideration. Most of these are in regards to your receivables but there are a few operational guidelines as well. For phlebology practices, the number of claims that ‘age’ due to notes requests and denials will always be higher than the non-specialty standards noted below. 1. Visits without charges […]

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January/February Marketing Tip

MARKETING TIP: It is cold and flu season for the PCP’s so they are pretty busy this time of year. However, now is a good time to reach out to other types of providers. OB/Gyn practices can be a good source of referrals. Try to stop by and visit with the practice manager and the […]

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Authorization/Benefits Process

1. Call the insurance company, (the number is usually on the back of the insurance card) and ask for benefits. – Obtain the in network benefits – Obtain the out of network benefits as well if you are out of network with that plan – Verify that the procedures performed are a covered benefit (typically […]

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