By Rekha Patil, founder, Bit2Sky.
Medical billing is process of handling and managing claims, processing payments, and generating revenue. It entails various tasks – coding claims correctly, tracing them, following up and much more.
The medical billing task is challenging and demanding too. But, it can be made easy by integrating the billing system with an EHR software.
Let’s have a look at the integrated electronic health records benefits in medical billing process.
- Improve efficiency
When the billing process is integrated with an EHR, it becomes a comprehensive platform. You don’t need to input the data manually and repeatedly.
The integrated system also removes the need to fax or photocopy every billing sheet. This not only saves time and boosts productivity, but also minimizes human error during data transfer, saves paper and money.
- Enhance comprehensiveness
EHR becomes a comprehensive platform to perform a number of activities. Accessing data from a single place makes your process highly cost-effective and accurate.
- Build trustworthy relationships
Integrating your EHR and the billing system brings in transparency in the medical billing process. The EHR software seamlessly integrates with billing system to submit cleaner claims and schedule appointments more easily.