Gain important insights & practical tips from two nationally-recognized billing experts in dealing with today’s onerous reimbursement climate which is seeing Medicare, Medicaid & private insurers erect new barriers to payment of both clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology claims.
Growing financial pressure driven by the second year of Medicare cuts under PAMA and lower rates demanded by private insurers make it critical that labs and pathology groups maximize their collections and minimize unpaid claims.
Key obstacles that must be overcome include navigating preauthorization requirements and efficiently billing and collecting directly from patients with copay and deductible responsibilities.
P. Thomas Hirsch
President & Co-Founder of Laboratory Business Services
Vice President, Reengineering & Service, TELCOR, Inc.
President, Dennis Weissman Associates, LLC