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Insurance appeals

Master the Insurance Appeal Timeline to Fight Payer Denials

Working in healthcare is stressful enough without having to track your appeals on the calendar — but staying on time and meeting appeal deadlines will be essential if you want a strong chance of payers reversing their denial decisions. Your best bet in setting up your insurance appeals for success will be to make sure […]
Medicare appeals

5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Appealing Medicare Claims

No one likes to get a claim denial from Medicare. You have a few options in this situation: Either appeal the claim or eat the cost of the denied service. In most cases, filing Medicare appeals will allow you to boost the odds of getting paid, but you must avoid these five common pitfalls. 1. […]
denied claim appeal letter

Include These 5 Items in Your Appeal Letter to Achieve Success

Every medical practice has been there: You get a notification from an insurer that your claim is being denied, downcoded, or held for more information. In many cases, this can mean thousands in lost reimbursement for a service you’ve already provided. Therefore, your best bet is to appeal inappropriate denials so you can recoup the […]
RAC Audit

RAC Audit Response and Appeal Survival Tactics

Although last year’s pandemic put a brief pause on Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) audits — this year they are once again in full swing. Auditors are picking up the pace to make up for lost time. So, your chances of getting audited are higher than ever before. What is a RAC Audit? RAC audits are […]
third-party payer appeals

6 Tips for Successful Third-Party Payer Appeals

When even the slightest mistake on a claim form can lead to a denial or reduced reimbursement, you need to be on your toes. The good news is with some leg work third-party payer appeals can get you paid more of what you are due. While third-party payer appeals are a time-consuming complex process, they’re […]