As a physician it is no secret that the majority of health insurance claims are denied. A recent Medical Billing Star article highlights the top 5 reasons for claim denials. Here are those top 5 reasons: 1) Duplicate claims, 2) Claims/service lacks information, 3) Benefit for this service is included in the payment, 4) At least one remark code must be provided, and 5) The time limit for filing has expired.
It is important for physicians, office managers, and billing agents to keep these in mind as you work to optimize your claims process. Follow the link to the original article below, where you can view a short presentation summarizing claim denials.
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