The general public is becoming more familiar with the benefits of behavioral health services. With celebrities openly talking about their need to participate in therapy and prioritize their own mental health, the stigma of seeking assistance may be eroding. That’s good news for providers, who can envision more patients coming for help with their mind and not just their body. Behavioral health is particularly topical, as how the mind-body connection continues to be unraveled in new and fascinating ways. Here are 5 trends you will see at the forefront of behavioral health this year.
In the aftermath of the massive numbers of COVID-19 infections from the global coronavirus pandemic, medical practices large and small are reassessing their revenue cycle as they begin to see more patients coming back. After years of social distancing and shelter-in-place orders, you can assume that more of your patients will be entering your doors once again for appointments that they canceled or procedures and tests that they put off.
Learn why patient engagement is a necessity and how you can master it within your practice.
In today's market, having an internet basis is pretty standard practice in all industries. Having your patients engaged should be no different for the healthcare industry. Visibility into patient satisfaction allows your practice to stay at its highest performance ability and promote health literacy. The same type of marketing used by merchandise stores across the globe can be beneficial to your practice and can result in improved health outcomes. We discuss improved patient outcomes a bit deeper in this blog.
We live in a patient-centric, digital, outcome-based world today. Doctors not only have to provide accurate diagnoses and appropriate treatment plans, but they must focus on meeting patient expectations and overcoming negative perceptions in the medical marketplace.
Medical Billing: Claim Submission and Follow Up "Medical billing is the process of submitting and following up on claims with health insurance companies in order to receive payment for services rendered," as stated on HBMA. Without submitting clean claims on a timely basis, it doesn't matter how many patients you see or how many services you render.
2022 presents some definite concerns for radiologists regarding billing and collecting revenue, in operating more efficiently, and in complying with certain CMS initiatives.
For the most part, you would prefer that patients come to your offices for an in-person appointment. But it’s not always feasible to set up appointments on a regular basis for checking on a patient’s condition. And now that we’ve been through a once-in-a-century global pandemic, patients have more reasons to stay at home unless it’s absolutely necessary for a face-to-face encounter with your staff.
Your healthcare organization or medical practice needs tighter control over the flow of revenue and you are now preparing to deploy Revenue Cycle Management software. If you’re new to RCM applications or are curious about how RCM will integrate into your company’s existing medical billing computation infrastructure, it pays to become more familiar with Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management software and how it works. To help guide you in the decision-making process, here are the top features to look for in Revenue Cycle Management software for both smaller practices as well as large healthcare organizations.
As your organization devotes itself to providing outstanding healthcare for patients, you have to consider what the overall experience is like for each person who passes from the waiting room into the examination room.
It’s essential to pay close attention to the flow of revenue in your healthcare organization. And to that end, prudent managers will make sure that they use the right tools to gain insight into the revenue cycle and to manage the details.