Prior Authorizations 101: A-Z Tactics to Get More Services Paid

You have no choice. You must comply with payer pre-authorization requirements to get paid, but the hassle and frustration they cause can be intolerable. You’re at the mercy of your payers’ antiquated systems and inefficient, manual processes that delay patient care and suck up hours and hours of your time.

Although it’s impossible to get rid of ALL of the headaches associated with getting your services pre-authorized and paid, you can significantly reduce the burden they place on your practice, your staff and you – not to mention your patients. With some help, you can reduce the hassle and improve the payments from your pre-authorizations, with some help.

Thankfully, pre-authorization expert and consultant, Owen J. Dahl, MBA, FACHE, CHBC, LSSMBB, can tell you how. During his upcoming online training, Mr. Dahl will provide you with proven strategies that will help make your prior authorization process easier, faster and less stressful. He’ll provide you with an A-Z attack on your pre-authorization process that will help you improve your overall reimbursement.

Here are just a few of the proven pre-authorization strategies you’ll receive from this 60-minute online training:

  • Get more denials overturned with little-known appeal tactic
  • Stop lost revenue due to patient intake errors and boost your overall payments
  • Improve medication authorizations and stop wasting time on the phone
  • Implement minor workflow changes to avoid missing authorizations and their payments
  • Speed up pre-authorization payments with better staff assignments
  • Proven strategies to appeal and win more denials
  • Use payer education to reverse more rejected authorizations
  • Incorporate simple documentation terms that get your services approved more quickly
  • Use proven pre-authorization audit tactics to streamline your processes, save time and money
  • And so much more…

Regardless of your specialty and practice size, dealing with prior authorization frustrations is a regular occurrence. Then, when you add medication authorizations into the mix, the time required to manage these processes significantly increases. The good news is, there are ways to cut through the aggravation of pre-authorizations and speed up your reimbursement for these services, if you know how.

Register for this expert-led online training today and decrease the stress of your prior authorization process, while increasing the revenue they produce. Don’t wait, sign up today.

Meet Your Expert

Owen Dahl
LFACHE, CHBC, LSSMBBPrincipal of Owen Dahl Consulting

Owen is a principal of Owen Dahl Consulting, in The Woodlands, Texas. He has 53 years of experience in consulting, running a medical billing service and managing medical practices. He was also a hospital administrator. Owen speaks across the country on medical practice issues related to strategic planning, Lean and Six Sigma, culture, human resource management and the revenue cycle.

He is an adjunct professor at the University of New Orleans, the author of Think Business – Medical practice quality, efficiency and profit, contributing author of the popular book Lean Six Sigma for the Medical Practice and recently published Integration of Behavioral Health Into Medical Homes: A Rapid Implementation Guide. Owen received his Bachelor’s degree in Hospital Administration at Concordia College, Moorhead, MN and his Master’s from the University of Northern Colorado. He recently achieved his Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt through Villanova University. He served in the USAF.