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As we enter the new year, you and your staff must be feeling some excitement (and maybe a bit of trepidation) as you anticipate the achievements to come. Perhaps you have new goals to reach in terms of improving your bottom line, or adding additional services to attract more patients (and retain your current loyal patients).
As managers, owners and principals at cardiology practices plan for the coming quarters this year, the flow of revenue will be a major consideration. Accordingly, they will be looking at revenue cycle management or RCM trends to help prepare for 2023. With that in mind, here are cardiology RCM trends that appear to be emerging this year.
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Maybe when you first opened the doors of your practice, it made good financial sense to handle billing internally. But now, as your business grows in size and perhaps scope, billing has been growing more complex too. With so many moving parts to keep track of to ensure a good flow of revenue, many practices find it prudent to outsource this task.
If you don’t know what’s happening inside your practice in the back office in terms of billing and accounts receivable, how can you expect to determine the status of your organization? Are you meeting your financial goals or falling short? And depending on whether the answer is “yes” or “no,” how will you make a plan to either continue with the improvements or to stop a downward trend in profits?
How is the flow of revenue going in your health system? If you’ve been taking care of medical billing internally with your own staff, it’s possible that there is some room for improvement. There is no need to put up with outsourcing medical billing services problems when a solution is readily available.
When it comes to improving the flow of revenue in your healthcare organization, it pays to use the latest software and technology. To get the most out of modern Revenue Cycle Management (RCM), many are turning to the machine learning solutions of artificial intelligence (AI).
Delivering healthcare today is a more dynamic and complicated process than in the previous century. While we enjoy the benefits of advanced technology, which improves how we collaborate with external partners and accelerates treatment planning, there are regulatory compliance issues to contend with that add layers of effort.
We’ve all been through a lot of financial uncertainty brought on by the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Healthcare institutions have had their share of financial turmoil. Practices large and small are now trying to build back up.