Directed by the board of directors, House of Delegates and councils and committees, the Colorado Medical Society works to strengthen the house of medicine through various initiatives.
Prescription for a healthier practice: Streamline your overpayment recovery processes
Streamline your overpayment recovery process by reducing manual workflows and creating efficiencies in your claims revenue cycle. Click here to access “Questions to consider when addressing payer overpayment recovery requests on individual claims.”
Prescription for a healthier practice: Switch to e-billing and improve key practice metrics
The AMA recommends that physicians switch from paper billing to e-billing, particularly for workers’ compensation and auto injury claims. AMA says e-billing can help improve the rate of first-time acceptance and your revenue cycle, and reduce the rate of resubmissions and the number of payer status calls. To get started in automating these claims, watch “Workers’ compensation e-billing - A rapidly evolving solution to a historic revenue cycle headache!” which walks you through the process of adopting e-billing.
Prescription for a healthier practice: Understand your contracts
Don't let contracts with managed care organizations intimidate you; gain a better understanding of what they say. AMA encourages physicians to learn more about how a negotiated fee schedule can affect your practice's bottom line by reading "Obtaining, uploading and utilizing your contracted fee schedules," also available on the AMA's Defensible Fee Schedule Toolkit webpage. The step-by-step guide will help you easily and accurately load contracted fee schedules into your practice management system.
Red Flags Rule: AMA Sample Policy
Red Flags Rule: What You Need to Know
Report from the 2012 Patient Safety Leadership Congress
Rules of the Road: An overview of the Stark Law
The AMA provides this 79-page overview of the Stark Law to help interested physicians acquire an introductory knowledge of this intricate law.
Ten Tips to Help Promote Patient Safety
From the July 2013 issue of COPIScope
Think About It Colorado
Think About it Colorado is a public awareness program designed to spark a statewide conversation about patient safety and to drive reform in this critical area. Our goal is to provide Colorado consumers and health care providers the information and resources they need to team up for safer health care.