ICD-10: Providers can recoup millions of dollars in lost revenue by analyzing claims denials, data …

If claims are the lifeblood of providers’ operations, then denials are a virus that threatens their financial health. That means understanding the reason why claims get rejected, especially with the ultra-granularity of ICD-10, is paramount. Tracy Dean, business office director for OrthoTexas Physicians and Surgeons, said that since the transition her organization does not assume any denial is a one-time, isolated event. “We are working the claims and looking at denials ― nothing is too small not to have a conversation with the team,” Dean said. Indeed, many providers are facing the need to adjust to correctly report the data, according to Allison Gilmore, principal data scientist for healthcare with Menlo Park, California-based Ayasdi. Ayasdi develops advanced analytics and machine learning software for claims-denial management. Gilmore said its apps can…


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