- February 22, 2021
- Posted by: Thomas Anderson
- Category: Ambulance Prior Authorization
The process of prior authorization for ambulance service was implemented in order to test whether the prior authorization processes help in reducing the expenditures or not while maintaining and improving access to and quality of care.
In an ambulance billing services, a single ambulance ride can cost you between hundreds and thousands of dollars depending on locations, services and the contractual agreements between providers and payers.
In fact, in the healthcare industry, ambulance services are an excellent example of misaligned incentives and inconstant pricing; while contributing to the major of surprise out-of-network bills.
Moreover, with the recent crisis, rising wages and healthcare costs and ever changing and new prior authorization rules and regulations every day, achieving a seamless ambulance prior authorization not only becomes quite a challenge but also time consuming.
Difficulties in ambulance prior authorization process:
♣ As an ambulance prior authorization request need to be submitted 10-15 days before the start of scheduled repetitive services, in-house billers for their workload and handling both billing management and patient care often lead to delay in submission in hence claims rejection.
♣ With changing codes, it often becomes difficult to keep a track of codes leading to incorrect coding and modifier.
♣ An ambulance authorization request is only submitted with all the needed information being present correctly; which is only possible with a pool of excellent billers and coders handling your authorization process; like Sunknowledge Services Inc.
Sunknowledge: A Perfect Balance for an Ambulance Prior Authorization Solution
Keeping up with the present industry mandates and changing authorization regulations, Sunknowledge Services Inc is one of the leading authorization solution with complete medical billing pre and post billing services as well. Taking care of all your authorization initiation, approval and follow up, our experts further ensures 80% operational cost reduction. Maintaining a 99.9% accuracy rate, we today have the highest collection rate of 97% with lesser errors and rejection rate.
Providing a complete transparency along with robust reporting according to the client’s protocol, with us you experience complete support in errors of Omission & Commission from Hiscox / Geico with a liability cover of $1 million.
With excellent industry references across the US for our productivity standard and seamless billing operation, Sunknowledge services main goal is to ensure faster reimbursement so that you can focus more on patient care and not on billing management.
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