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Charge Capture Software Can Increase Practice Revenue

May 2018
Medical Economics

In an era of increased demands on physicians, an often-overlooked part of the revenue cycle process is the capture of information –the type of service rendered, their appropriate codes, insurance details and any physician notes—for use in a medical claim document, known as charge capture.

Improper coding and missed charges are consequences of not having a reliable charge-capture process, which can cost a practice a good deal of revenue, or lead to errors that could have been avoided.

Christopher Maiona, MD, a senior fellow in hospital medicine and chief medical officer for PatientKeeper, which provides software applications for physicians, offers suggestions for how to improve the charge capture process.


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