CHC Blog posts
Are epidural blood patches billable on the same day as labor & delivery?
Answer: Administering a blood patch on the same day as labor and delivery is unusual because most physicians try to manage spinal headaches conservatively before turning to an invasive treatment. Double check a few things before billing the blood patch procedure Ensure that what you call a blood patch wasn’t simply injecting blood through the […]
9 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Revenue Cycle Vendor for Your CHC
In past posts, we explored the pros and cons of outsourcing your center’s revenue cycle/ billing functions. If you have decided to consider outside vendors you must be sure that they are able to handle the job and improve collections at your CHC. Since most revenue cycle/ billing companies don’t tell you they plan on […]
Don’t Let Coding Errors Cost Your CHC Cash – “Decoding” Code Linkage and Medical Necessity
Without a doubt provider coding errors are a top reason for rejected claims at Community Health Centers (CHCs). This shouldn’t be surprising. We all know that CHC providers are insanely busy and creating and presenting quality coding training is next to impossible. Hiring a certified coder is another option but that can be costly and […]