Moving DRG Into The Prepay Process: The DRG Review

The Prepay Process The DRG Review

Let’s face it: the modern-day DRG review process is laborious, cumbersome, and quite often…exhausting. Every step from requesting the record to exchange, to preparing the document to review, and then notifying the provider of downgrades or changes takes time, effort, and valuable resources. Due to the time and resources required, most DRG reviews occur in […]

Moving DRG Into The Prepay Process: Record Exchange Challenge

Moving DRG PrePay Record Exchange

So you’ve selected the DRGs that you want to review…now what? Next in the process is the record exchange. One of the biggest hurdles to moving DRG reviews into the prepay process is the actual record exchange between payer and provider. Traditionally, all too often, the amount of time required to execute the record exchange […]

IB Predict: The Present Future of Itemized Bill Review

IB Predict The Present Future of Itemized Bill Review FI

Estimated administrative costs in the U.S. healthcare system related to billing and insurance hit $496 billion in a 2019 report released by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Central to this cost riddled with excess is the claims process between payer and provider, including claims submissions. Wherever there’s excess, there’s an opportunity to “trim the […]

Bringing The Itemized Bill Review Process In-House: 3 Key Steps

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Hours, days, and sometimes weeks or more can be required for a payer to review and audit a medical itemized bill (IB). From outpatient procedures to long hospital stays, there are millions of insurance claims submitted for review daily. The process is time and resource consuming, yet it is essential to the payer-provider relationship of […]