How to write an effective appeal letter and follow up for success

August 19, 2021
60 Mins
Stephanie Thomas

Appeals are confusing. Appeals can seem impossible. Results may seem not worth the effort. In this webinar you will find useful tools and resources to understand the appeal process and how to turn your A/R around and get PAID for those claims after appeal. 

Payers have different processes, they change frequently, and we will go over the steps for the major commercial payers as well as Medicare Part B Reopening, reconsideration, and appeals processing. Understanding the processes are 90% of the battle. 

Once you understand what process is needed for your claim, our expert speaker Stephanie Thomas will show you how to write or verbalize your reason for appeal and the outcome you expect. Keywords in appeals are gold to getting good results and we will share these nuggets with our attendees.

Follow up is also key! Our speaker has created a bulletproof follow up process to be sure your claim is getting the attention it needs for proper payment. Squeaky wheel gets the grease!

Webinar Objectives
  • How to write/verbalize appeal reason and expectation of outcome
  • Proper follow up tools
  • What to watch for in denials
  • When to appeal and when to say “Uncle”
  • Getting patients involved in the process
  • Different payer appeal definitions and processes
Webinar Agenda
  • Missed revenue
  • Increased denials and no follow through for appeal
  • Appeal misunderstanding
  • Increasing over 60 accounts receivable
  • Incorrect reimbursements
  • Incorrect patient billing
  • All of these issues will be addressed and how to prevent them in the future
Webinar Highlights
  • Appeal success
  • Time management
  • A/R control and increased revenue
  • Working Denials and when to appeal
  • Follow up process.
Who Should Attend
  • Medical office staff
  • Administrators
  • Office managers
  • Billing staff
  • Billing managers
  • Front desk staff
  • Medical assistants
  • CNA’s
Stephanie Thomas

Stephanie Thomas

Stephanie has worked in the medical, billing and coding industry for nearly 20 years. It is truly her passion. Stephanie works closely with small and large private practices to audit and collaboratively improve their revenue stream. She prides herself in her dedication to her clients and has built a team of incredible billers and coders to support her mission of assisting practices and Physicians across the country with proper coding and aggressive billing practices while being compliant. Stephanie also has extensive knowledge in physician practice processes, front desk, back office, and clinical. This knowledge allows her to be an invaluable asset for all things clinical operations,...
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