Common Medical Billing Problems

by | Last updated Aug 8, 2023 | Published on Dec 18, 2007 | Medical Billing

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Whenever there are problems during a medical bill claim it becomes quite embarrassing leading to stress for the client and others. Hence it is best to avoid mistakes right from the beginning itself. Medical billing and collection errors do occur due to oversight or even incompetence. Some of the common mistakes that cause problems in the medical billing process are listed below.

  • Bills are confusing and difficult to understand
  • Not consistent billing cycle
  • Double billing/ overcharges
  • Charges for services not given
  • Time constraints
  • Credit card payment problems
  • Not well filed insurance
  • Disputed outstanding bills
  • Problem with billing network
  • Medical billing software problems
  • Denial of care to prepaid insurance coverage
  • Taking out very old bills
  • Denial of care to children of parents with outstanding balances
  • Improper collection practice
  • Wrong place, person, address
  • Balance owed overlooked
  • Failure in credit payment

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