PHYSICAL THERAPY DOCUMENTATION

Medical Payer : Who Is It and Who Has the Money? Part 2

Most patients have a commercial healthcare insurance plan that pays a portion of the cost should they become ill or require medical attention. Commercial plans account for the bulk of a practitioner’s reimbursements, but an extensive array of government operated... read more

Payer : Who Is It and Who Has the Money? Part 1

Medical professionals collect reimbursement payments from a variety of sources. Known as payers, they encompass commercial insurance companies, third-party administrators and government-funded programs. In part 1 of this revealing article, Nitin Chhoda identifies the... read more

Why Medical Necessity is Necessary

Medical professionals must prove that that a particular service or treatment was necessary before a patient’s healthcare insurance provider will pay for it. Medical necessity trumps other criteria in the adjudication process and Nitin Chhoda provides new insights into... read more

The Life of a Claim: How You Get Paid

The clock starts ticking on the life of an insurance claim the moment a patient makes an appointment and doesn’t end until the practitioner is paid. To better understand the life cycle of an insurance claim, Nitin Chhoda offers a first-hand look at the process. First... read more

Health Insurance and Its Top Three Mistakes or Issues

There are three major mistakes within the office setting that are contributing to a loss of revenue through non-payment. The errors can easily be prevented and some can be eradicated before patients ever arrive for their appointments. Clinics across the nation are... read more