Tips to Avoid Claim Denials

Tips to Avoid Claim Denials

The world of medical billing can be a confusing one. There are a lot of moving parts that go into submitting claims, getting authorizations, sending the right paperwork, etc. The hope is that by doing all of this your claims will pay in a timely manner, so your business can continue operating. However, we all know that sometimes you think you’ve done everything correctly and claims still get denied. ...

Let’s Talk About Verifying Benefits (VOBs)

Let’s Talk About Verifying Benefits (VOBs)

What is a VOB? A VOB, or a Verification of Benefits is a process by which the insurance benefits are checked for a potential incoming client at a substance abuse or mental health facility. This process entails making sure their health insurance is active, the payments are up to date, finding out the deductible and out of pocket max, as well as a variety of other questions.  We wanted to take some time to share some of our observations, insights and updates from CA Billing and the industry at large. ...

Behavioral Health Billing in the Face of COVID-19

Behavioral Health Billing in the Face of COVID-19

By this time, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost every industry in this country, the behavioral health space included - however, this industry is rightly still considered essential and so as a behavioral health billing company, we are still operating full steam ahead for our facilities while practicing safe social distancing with our employees. We wanted to take some time to share some of our observations, insights and updates from CA Billing and the industry at large. ...

Behavioral Health Facilities, should you hire an outside billing company?

Behavioral Health Facilities, should you hire an outside billing company?

There comes a time for every behavioral health facility to decide whether it makes sense to build an in-house billing team or hire an outside company. There’s no one size fits all answer for every company but there are some advantages of hiring an outside billing company to keep in mind when making your decision. ...