Will Outsourcing Your Billing Really Improve Your Cash Flow?

Questions to ask to determine if it will benefit your eye care practice.

In “The Review of Optometric Business,” Peter J. Cass, OD claims that you could improve the cash flow of your optometry practice by outsourcing your billing. But will it really? In “Improve Cash Flow by Outsourcing Billing and Coding”, Coss offers a series of questions to help you determine whether outsourcing will really help to improve your cash flow at your eye care practice. Questions include: How long do claims sit in your accounts receivable and what percentage of claims are paid on first submission? What percent of accounts receivable (A/R) is greater than 120 days? What is your write-off per month? When was the last time you audited your A/R?

Read here for more questions to consider when looking at outsourcing to improve your optometry practice’s cash flow.