When you file a claim, what happens to it? The answer may be more complicated than you think.
We talked to Paul Cinelli, one of our network growth analysts, about his experience at AllWays Health Partners as a part of the Network Management Team and as a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion staff facilitator.
The patient is at your front desk, smiling wide. They declare that they have had a change in insurance, and now they have DOUBLE the coverage. TWO HEALTH PLANS! Their triumphant look likely means they don’t know how much extra work this could be for the practice.
Coordination of Benefits (COB) is the process we use to figure out the primary and secondary coverage when someone has more than one policy. The many rules can be a bit confusing, so here are 9 things your practice should know about COB.
Topics: Doing business with payers
Recently we published an article about the anatomy of a CPT code. In it, we explained how these digits keep everything clear and consistent for payers and providers. But what about unlisted codes? Some payers have stopped accepting them altogether. Here's why.
HealthCare Administrative Solutions, Inc. (HCAS) is a non-profit organization founded by several Massachusetts health plans, including AllWays Health Partners. Our goal is to simplify certain administrative tasks, and our first major initiative is a universal provider directory tool.