Medicare Refunds – The new 60 day rule and you

There is a new ruling that you need to be aware of. The Department of Health and Human Services, on Friday, February 12, 2016, released through the Federal Register: Vol. 81, No. 29 their Medicare Program: Reporting and Returning of Overpayments; Final Rule. This final rule can have a significant impact on facilities that do […]

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How to Ensure a Wildly Successful Business Office (Part 3)

What is going on with our Insurance & Private money? Are we getting everything in that we should this month? This is the final piece in this series, please check out Part 1 and Part 2. Managed Care Billing If your facility handles a lot of Managed Care, you are certainly aware of the impact […]

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Register Today! Medicare Collections 2015 – Avoiding the Money Pit & Consolidated Billing Pitfalls

SNF Solutions team is proud to announce that we have teamed up with LeadingAge of Washington to present the “Medicare Collections – Avoiding the ‘Money Pit’ & Consolidated Billing Pitfalls” webinar on February 3, 2015. This is a great opportunity for new billers and anyone who works with the billers. Administrators, management and others will […]

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How To Ensure A Wildly Successful Business Office (Part 2)

What is going on with our Medicaid & Medicare money?  Are we getting paid everything that we should this month? We hope you find this second part of our 3 part series on How To Ensure A Wildly Successful Business Office to be interesting and informative. Part 1 of our series, which deals with the […]

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How To Ensure A Wildly Successful Business Office (part 1)

What is really going on in there during Month End Close? Is your business office operating at its full potential?  How can you be sure your business office staff has the talent, resources and interdisciplinary support to achieve their goals?  What are their goals?  Are you communicating clearly with the Business Office Manager (BOM) and […]

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Controlling Managed Care Denials – Part 2

Are you getting denials for the same reasons most of our clients are?  This is the follow-up to the previous post titled “Controlling Managed Care Denials – Part 1”, where we covered some of the proactive steps you can take to ensure your claims have the best chance to be paid upon initial submission.

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Clean Medicare Audit results start here..

“Do we really need to have meetings?” and “What can we do to make sure we are compliant with our Medicare billing?” are variations of the questions we get most often.  Lately we have been getting questions about Medicare audits, how to avoid them and how to do well in them.

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Controlling Managed Care Denials – Part 3

How you respond to claim denials is the single most important factor in getting them paid.  Because of this, the timeliness and effectiveness with which you and your staff respond to denials is a crucial part of your jobs.  Just a few unpaid claims can affect your facility’s bottom line, performance, and even threaten jobs.

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First Aid for Receivables: Now Go Get Your Money (3 of 3)

In the first installment of this series, “First Aid for Receivables: Where do you Start?” we covered how to manipulate your aging  report for clarity and accuracy.  In the second part,  “First Aid for Receivables: Interpret the Aging Report” we showed you how to use that same  aging report to see where to proceed.  In […]

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Controlling Managed Care Denials – Part 1

(For those of you that missed my presentation at the Florida Healthcare Association Conference, here are some of the highlights of what you missed.) Managed and Insurance Denials What are these denials?  What causes them? What can you do to prevent them and how can you get them paid? What processes can you implement to […]

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5 ways to increase your revenue without adding a single resident

Chances are that you’re leaving revenue on the table. This quick resource guide will help ensure that your office is getting the most from your existing business so you can maximize your revenue without adding a single resident.