Fusion Blog / Billing

by Jill Shook, on Jul 15, 2019 8:33:12 AM

If you read Part 1 of our Speech Therapy Insurance Billing Toolkit, then you know the basics of insurance billing vocabulary, credentialing, and verifying. Now you’re ready to learn what …

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by Jill Shook, on Jul 15, 2019 8:32:58 AM

Insurance billing seems simple at first: provide speech therapy, write up a bill, send it to the insurance company, then get paid. In reality, the process can be a lot …

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by The Fusion Team, on Jul 8, 2019 8:53:48 AM

Your revenue cycle is what keeps the lights on at your pediatric therapy clinic. You provide care, submit claims, and get paid. It’s a bit more complex than that, but …

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by The Fusion Team, on Jul 1, 2019 9:42:33 AM

A pediatric therapy clinic needs a healthy cash flow in order to be sustainable. The revenue cycle affects nearly every area of a practice, from employee payroll to quality of …

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by The Fusion Team, on Jun 24, 2019 10:32:22 AM

If you’re a private pediatric therapy clinic owner, you started your practice because you love helping and healing. Seeing a child’s life improve because of the work you do is …

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by The Fusion Team, on Jun 17, 2019 9:27:04 AM

The claims process can be a constant source of frustration for pediatric therapy clinics. If a claim is delayed or denied, the clinic won’t get paid in a timely manner …

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by Roy Harmon, on Jun 21, 2018 1:47:09 PM

Most therapists are familiar with the 8-Minute Rule, but if you'd like a refresher (or want to make sure you understand the details), this article breaks down everything from common …

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by Roy Harmon, on Jun 15, 2018 10:05:41 AM

Your passion is helping kids, and you can’t help anyone if you go out of business. Trouble with collections can cause serious cash flow issues down the line. Does your …

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by Roy Harmon, on May 16, 2018 2:56:43 PM

Should you outsource therapy billing or use clinic billing software to do it in-house? There are pros and cons either way. This article aims to highlight the advantages and disadvantages of …

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by Kathy Flynn, on Apr 23, 2018 2:35:50 PM

I’ve yet to meet a pediatric therapist who is in it for the money. Pediatric therapists care deeply about the children they treat and would treat them at no charge …

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by Kathy Flynn, on Apr 12, 2018 10:48:03 AM

I recently listened to a webinar that reminded me of something I already knew: getting paid for services provided to patients is not guaranteed. Most phone calls made to payers …

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by Allison Vickery, on Mar 7, 2018 2:29:02 PM

As I mentioned in my last post on point-of-care documentation, documentation during treatment is widely recommended. But when it comes to billing, the RAI User's Manual says that only skilled therapy time …

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by Allison Vickery, on Mar 7, 2018 2:25:10 PM

This is an opinion piece by a therapist at Fusion Web Clinic and should not be considered legal advice. There's a lot of confusion surrounding when (or if) it is …

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