Steps to take to improve claim acceptance
Abstract: A medical practice’s financial health and stability greatly depends on having claims accepted. Claim denials are avoidable errors that disrupt the billing process. This article discusses how to ensure that claims are accepted on first submission, noting that this requires taking specific steps early in the revenue cycle. In addition to offering suggestions on how to respond to any claim denials that arise, the article points out that the best tactic is to make any necessary systemic changes to the billing process to prevent denials from happening in the first place.