Behind the scenes optometry practice management systems can make labor intensive processes a snap. Running inventory can now be handled electronically, which saves staff time and frustration. Reporting capabilities give you access to all areas of the practice so you know you are making informed decisions.continue reading
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It is so refreshing to see how an ophthalmology EHR vendor has been so active in making the process more user friendly but at the same time adding advancements that had not been seen before. The ability to customize the electronic health record has brought about some truly exciting advancements.continue reading
Many practices spend hours on insurance eligibility, elect an automated electronic eligibility verification and have all of the data waiting in your patients account at check-in. This saves both patient and staff frustration later trying to get updated insurance information on denied claims.
Reporting is another key component, data is essential to making informed business decisions. Many systems are limited in reporting capabilities and require you to pay for advanced reports. A good system will allow you to run reports on virtually any field in the system easily and at no additional charge.
These are a few things I would suggest looking at to see if your optometry practice management system is meeting the grade. If you are unable to easily perform these functions it might be time for an upgrade.continue reading
By selecting a vendor partner that understands your profession you can expect optometry ehr specific forms that follow your current workflow. This allows for an easy transition as your main flow will not be altered. Look for Macros or shortcuts that allow you to easily record multiple data sets in a couple of clicks. Make sure the system is integrated with your diagnostic equipment for immediate recordings of test results.continue reading
With all of the changes in the medical industry, and payments being reduced or requiring stricter guidelines, it is imperative to have a vendor that understands what it takes to keep a practice running smoothly. We know that technology changes daily and it is nice to see practice management software advancing as well.continue reading
The new buzz word for practices has become “RCM Services” but what does that really mean? There are so many companies that offer RCM services, but not all companies offer the “same” services. Many vendors simply offer to take over the billing functionality of a practice. This is great but may not encompass everything you anticipated and therefore may leave you in a tight spot trying to cover portions of the process that might not be covered. So how do you determine what you need in order to find a company that offers all of the services you need?continue reading
In conclusion, what would it be advisable for you to anticipate from a decent revenue cycle management company? You ought to see your charging related costs diminish, by and large by 10%-20%. You ought to see a diminishment in AR days, a respectable organization can diminish your AR days by 15%-30% in six months. You ought to expect an expansion in accumulations of 5%-10%. You ought to likewise expect an enhanced accomplishment with offers and first time claims acknowledgment.continue reading
A Revenue Cycle Management Company have a dedicated account representative that provides reports and also holds weekly meetings as to the progress. The increased income from higher collections covered the cost of the services being a win for all involved. With all of the great benefits it is easy to see why this new phenomenon is growing daily.continue reading