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

9/17/2013

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 […]

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What is EDI? Understanding Electronic Data Interchange in Healthcare

9/17/2013

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 […]

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

9/17/2013

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 […]

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How Attachments Can Help Eliminate Costly Document Imaging

9/17/2013

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 […]

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Speeding Up Claims Adjudication with Electronic Attachments

9/17/2013

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 […]

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

9/17/2013

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. […]

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How Electronic Attachments Can Speed Up Health Insurance Reimbursement

9/17/2013

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 […]

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The Role of Attachments in the Electronic Claims Process

9/17/2013

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 […]