Medical Practice Management
Jan 05

Five questions reveal how well applicants comprehend physician insurance billing

1. Can you define HMO and PPO, and explain the difference between the two?

2. What is a co-payment?

3. How do you ask a patient for the co-payment/deductible?

4. What questions do you believe are the most important to ask an insurance company when verifying patient insurance?

5. What, in your opinion, are the most important characteristics in hiring a billing staff employee?

About Reed Tinsley, CPA

As a top advisor to physicians, I help increase practice profits by delivering hands-on, expert medical accounting/tax support, practice counsel, and revenue-building strategies. Read more →