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Looking Toward “Meaningful Use”? How Electronic Attachments Can Help

The reduction of administrative costs through process efficiency is an important goal in the healthcare industry, so much so that the U.S. government is putting in place initiatives to incentivize administrative efficiency among healthcare providers. Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs are being implemented to provide financial incentives for providers to adopt certified EHR (electronic… Read more &#x25B8

What is EDI? Understanding Electronic Data Interchange in Healthcare

Business processes in a large variety of industries are becoming increasingly digitized. In the new era of the paperless office, it is not uncommon for all kinds of data to be transferred electronically rather than on paper. The healthcare industry is no exception, and electronic attachments for insurance claims are just one type of EDI… Read more &#x25B8

How to Save Time, Money, and Headaches when Submitting Medical Records

Dealing with insurance claims can be a stressful situation for patients, and it is the role of both the provider and payor to streamline the process of health insurance reimbursement. Since healthcare business practices are becoming increasingly digitized, it makes sense to submit patient medical records digitally as well. Electronically attaching medical health records to… Read more &#x25B8

How Attachments Can Help Eliminate Costly Document Imaging

When it comes to healthcare, increased efficiency is key. Waiting for health insurance reimbursement can not only be stressful, but the longer it takes for a claim to be processed, the more resources it consumes from both providers and payors. The process from claim to reimbursement has a number of steps – but the good… Read more &#x25B8

Speeding Up Claims Adjudication with Electronic Attachments

The shift to digitized business practices in the healthcare industry has heralded in increases in efficiency on many fronts besides just patient care. Something else that is important to every patient is insurance claim reimbursement. Healthcare providers are committed to making this process as quick and painless as possible, which means that every bit of… Read more &#x25B8

Keeping Up with Medicare Documentation Requirements: How Electronic Attachments Can Help

The Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program, made permanent by the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006, is intended to identify improper Medicare payments, whether overpayment or underpayment. These contractors will require access to three years of provider claims and are paid on a contingency fee basis. Insurance claim documentation requests are therefore… Read more &#x25B8

The Future of Medical Claims Attachments: Lessons from the Dental Industry

Electronic submission of medical claims is fast becoming a staple among healthcare providers across the country, particularly as growing numbers of health insurers implement the infrastructure necessary to receive and process claims electronically. In an already complicated process of managing electronic patient medical records and health insurance reimbursement details, every bit of increased efficiency helps…. Read more &#x25B8

How Electronic Attachments Can Speed Up Health Insurance Reimbursement

Streamlining health insurance reimbursement is important not just for patients, but also for the medical billing department whose job it is to maximize revenue and minimize cost per processed claim. Unfortunately, it can all too often take months for insurance companies to process paper medical claims. However, with the new era of electronic claims, some… Read more &#x25B8

The Role of Attachments in the Electronic Claims Process

The healthcare industry is becoming increasingly efficient by digitizing electronic patient medical records, medical claims, and insurance claim documentation. An important part of this shift is electronic attachments, such as those that include supporting documentation for electronic claims. Not only can submitting claim attachments electronically save money and time, but soon there will be specific… Read more &#x25B8