Author Topic: Working Reports: Open Claims/Patient Responsibility  (Read 1888 times)

rmk123

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Working Reports: Open Claims/Patient Responsibility
« on: December 07, 2012, 09:07:20 AM »
What steps do you take to efficiently work these reports? How often do you work them?

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Re: Working Reports: Open Claims/Patient Responsibility
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2012, 07:31:50 AM »
We run aging reports (and work them) on all claims over 30 days every 4-6 wks.  We do patient billing every month.
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Re: Working Reports: Open Claims/Patient Responsibility
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2012, 09:05:21 AM »
Right.....do you sort by largest balance to smallest, by financial class, etc. for time sake or simply go down the list?
 

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Re: Working Reports: Open Claims/Patient Responsibility
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2012, 06:58:17 AM »
Our reports sort by insurance carrier, then alphabetically.  It also classifies it by age as well.  I do not sort by size of balance.
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Re: Working Reports: Open Claims/Patient Responsibility
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2012, 07:24:45 AM »
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Our reports sort by insurance carrier, then alphabetically.  It also classifies it by age as well.  I do not sort by size of balance.

I do it the same way (GMTA)  After 90 days I produce a report with an internal classification that shows the doctors which accounts should be sent for further collection to a collection agency or service. I have three different classification codes I use to report to my clients and they review and make final determination and then I change the classification according to their decision.   Very organized and I know where every balance is.
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Re: Working Reports: Open Claims/Patient Responsibility
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2012, 02:56:22 PM »
Thanks for your replies.

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Re: Working Reports: Open Claims/Patient Responsibility
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2012, 04:28:08 PM »
it's good to work the reports by payor, this way when you call an ins carrier to follow up, you can call on several patients at the same time.

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Re: Working Reports: Open Claims/Patient Responsibility
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2012, 10:26:48 AM »
By working by payer you can also see who the slow payers are, so you're not so worried about those accounts.

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Re: Working Reports: Open Claims/Patient Responsibility
« Reply #8 on: January 07, 2013, 08:28:14 PM »
Good points -- thank you!