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Denials Management Poses A Unique Challenge for Behavioral Health Providers

By | 2017-07-13T17:16:27+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: Coding Compliance, Streamline Health|Tags: |

By Kevin O'Neill Client Account Executive, Streamline Health, Inc. As a Client Account Executive working in HIT, I’m well aware of the challenges that providers face when preparing and submitting claims for their services. However, my first encounter with this occurred well before my professional life began. While still a teenager, a relative was receiving psychiatric [...]

5 Years From Now: Will We Still Use Computer Assisted Coding?

By | 2017-06-06T18:02:23+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: Business Intelligence, Coding Compliance|Tags: , , |

In an ideal world, translating what occurred during the patient's visit to a correct bill would be a simple task. Documents and other clinical data would stream in from physician notes and other sources, an automated system would recognize the appropriate information, structured or otherwise, translate the chart into the correct codes and seamlessly send [...]

Assess your ICD-10 Implementation Before RAC Audits Do

By | 2017-06-06T18:03:04+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Categories: Coding Compliance|Tags: , , , |

Last year, health care organizations across the country successfully made the transition to ICD-10 coding. Although the storm of changes has finally abated, the threat of Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC) still looms overhead. Errors made on claims to Medicare beneficiaries may cause problems for organizations, including loss of revenue.Should a RAC audit of your charts show [...]

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