In recent studies, analysts found that almost 80% of all medical claims contained an error. Another study found that roughly ¾ of claims being filed with insurance companies contain something that is incorrect or bad coding. Many of the errors can be chalked up to “upcoding” or upcharges. This is cited as the most common error and occurs when a bill for a health service that is sent to a payer is more expensive than it should have been when the service was performed. Incorrect procedure codes are another big issue, but nowhere larger than telehealth. The use of modifiers in telehealth services are very common, as this emerged from the necessary evolution of safety protocols in medicine in 2020. Errors of omission are another problem area and a common cause of denials. Omission errors are something that experts say could be easily avoided, by simply double-checking fields prior to submitting a claim. Using Gables Medical Billing as your partner in payment could help you avoid these errors and receive payment in a timelier manner.
Gables Medical Billing has adapted to the ever-changing medical billing environment, modifying and adding to its services to proactively meet the needs of its clients.