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James. A. Kieffer, CPA, MBA

The October 2008 ImagingBiz.com article Keep Payors Honest With the Practice Receivable System concentrated on advanced techniques for monitoring the insurance companies that compensate radiologists for their clinical services. This article will move the telescope a little farther away to illustrate quick ways to check how the revenue system is

It is not a completely fair analogy, but the differing agendas of payors and providers place receivable processing in something of a battle zone. The payors seek to limit payments to no more than absolutely necessary to cover the contractual benefits of their beneficiaries. They put up a gauntlet of compliance rules to ensure that the providers