How to Make Your Eye Care Practice More Efficient

Tips to cut time spent on administrative work and insurance obstacles. Staying on top of administrative tasks and insurance billing is key to making your eye care practice more efficient. And that means you’ll likely more profitable. There are a bundle of tasks to do so your practice stays on top of the rapidly changing healthcare system. When you’re on …

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How to Release a Patient from Your Optometric Care

8 tips to ensure you are protected from liability. If you’re wondering how to release a patient from your optometric care, you’re not alone. It is a weighty decision. And it should be handled with extreme care. As the AOA’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct states, “Optometrists should strive to ensure that all persons have access to …

Do You Have Time to Be Present with Your Patients?

An essayist discusses the challenge of making more time for face-to-face interaction in a tech era. Staying on top of your optometry practice’s details–whether filling out electronic records or tending to details related to insurance billing and credentialing–has a way of making you feel like you don’t have time to be present with your patients. In the article “Be Present …

Paying attention to the details can increase your bottom line.

6 Optometry Practice Billing Mistakes

Paying attention to the details can increase your bottom line. by Christine Schneider, VP of RevCycle Partners Insurance billing is all about the details. Optometry practice billing mistakes can lead to a time-crushing, cash-sucking mistake. All billers—even the best of the best—will miss a few details. But your optometry practice can minimize the missed-details and maximize your efficiency by not …

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Don’t Wait to Get Paid

How a “Pay Up Front Policy” Can Benefit Your Eye Care Practice by Christine Schneider, VP of RevCycle Partners Do you have a pay-up-front policy? Or do you wait until you receive your patient’s Explanation of Benefits (EOB)? You might think it doesn’t matter – you’ll get paid eventually. Or maybe you worry that asking for payment upfront might negatively …

Take the Pain Out of Credentialing

Take the Pain Out of Credentialing

How Eye Care Professionals Benefit from CAQH No doubt you are aware of CAQH (the Council For Affordable Quality Healthcare). It is the go-to data bank for storing health care provider information. Providers grant access to their information to insurance companies, who then decide whether they will approve providers for in-network contracts. Ninety percent (90%) of insurance companies use CAQH …