Automating Benefit and Eligibility Verification

Automating Benefit and Eligibility Verification in RCM

Streamline your eligibility verification in RCM with the precision of automation. Say goodbye to manual errors and delays.

A PROVEN HEALTHCARE AUTOMATION PARTNER:

Automating Benefit and Eligibility Verification

Transform your patient’s journey from the first touchpoint with cutting-edge automation.

A PROVEN HEALTHCARE AUTOMATION PARTNER:

Bring Automation to Every Stage of the Revenue Cycle Management

RPA transforms the eligibility verification process in medical billing, reducing wait times and administrative burdens. Our automated solutions ensure accurate, real-time eligibility checks for every patient, every time.

02. Benefit and Eligibility Verification

Eligibility Checks

Automatically verify coverage and benefits with up-to-the-minute accuracy.

Benefits Coordination and Verification

Align multiple insurance benefits accurately for each patient case and verify them automatically.

Prior Authorization

Initiate and track authorization requests with automated follow-ups.

02. Benefit and Eligibility Verification

Eligibility Checks

Automatically verify coverage and benefits with up-to-the-minute accuracy.

Benefits Coordination and Verification

Align multiple insurance benefits accurately for each patient case and verify them automatically.

Prior Authorization

Initiate and track authorization requests with automated follow-ups.

HOW DOES IT WORK IN PRACTICE? [DOCPLANNER CASE STUDY]

Automating Eligibility Verification in EHR

DocPlanner is the largest healthcare platform in Europe. With the help of RPA technology we built automated patient processing workflows, where software bots validate patient’s eligibility against data in the EHR system.

See our bots in action, effortlessly processing patients in SimplePractice EHR and ensuring accurate eligibility verification.

3%

sales conversion rate improvement

$150K

yearly savings with the initial launch

20x

average process acceleration

500+

clinicians using the app so far

Why RPA for Automated Eligibility Verification in Healthcare?

Speed up patient onboarding with instant verification for a better care experience.

Free your staff from hours of manual checks to focus on higher-value tasks.

Minimize the financial impact of eligibility-related errors and subsequent claim denials.

Quicker, more accurate verifications lead to improved billing cycles and cash flow.

Speed up your whole Revenue Cycle Management!

We Help Healthcare Providers Building Automated Patient Management Workflows

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We have streamlined processes for

Improved Patient Satisfaction

Speed up patient onboarding with instant verification for a better care experience.

Less Burden on Clinicians

Free your staff from hours of manual checks to focus on higher-value tasks.

Cost Reduction

Minimize the financial impact of eligibility-related errors and subsequent claim denials.

Better Cash Flow

Quicker, more accurate verifications lead to improved billing cycles and cash flow.

Faster Revenue Cycle

Speed up your whole Revenue Cycle Management!

Automate Your Patient Management Workflows.

Schedule a free consulting session and see the live demo of your potential use case.

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We have streamlined processes for

How do you verify a patient?2024-01-28T23:53:35+01:00

Patient verification in healthcare includes collecting patient information, validating identity, verifying insurance coverage, and checking eligibility for services. Automated systems and electronic health records (EHR) streamline this process.

What is the purpose of eligibility?2024-01-28T23:52:58+01:00

The purpose of eligibility in healthcare is to determine a patient’s qualification for specific benefits, services, or treatments provided by their insurance plan. By verifying eligibility, healthcare organizations can ensure that patients have the necessary coverage to receive medical services, estimate costs accurately, and minimize claim denials. It helps streamline the Revenue Cycle Management process, improve billing accuracy, and ensure proper reimbursement for healthcare services rendered.

What is the meaning of eligibility verification?2024-01-28T23:51:13+01:00

Eligibility verification in healthcare refers to the process of confirming a patient’s coverage and benefits with their insurance provider. This process involves verifying the patient’s insurance coverage, determining their eligibility for specific medical services or procedures, and understanding the extent of coverage provided by their insurance plan. Eligibility verification is crucial for healthcare organizations to ensure proper billing and reimbursement, avoid claim denials, and provide accurate cost estimates to patients.

Maximizing Revenue Cycle Efficiency: Transforming Eligibility Verification in RCM with RPA

In the dynamic healthcare sector, efficient revenue cycle management (RCM) is essential for financial success. A pivotal phase in the RCM process is Benefit and Eligibility Verification, where patients’ insurance coverage is verified to determine their eligibility for medical services. This article delves into the impact of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) on streamlining workflows, enhancing accuracy, and automating the eligibility verification process in medical billing.

What is Benefit and Eligibility Verification About?

Benefit and Eligibility Verification is the process of confirming patients’ insurance coverage and assessing their eligibility for healthcare services. Its primary goal is to ensure that providers have accurate patient insurance plan information, including coverage limits, co-pays, deductibles, and pre-authorization requirements.

Workflows That Can Be Automated

  • Intelligent Automation of Eligibility Verification in RCM

RPA offers intelligent automation capabilities by seamlessly integrating with insurance portals, Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems, and billing software. Bots can automate the retrieval and validation of insurance information, comparing it with patient records in real time. This automation significantly reduces manual effort, minimizes errors, and expedites eligibility verification.

  • Automated Communication with Payers

RPA streamlines communication between healthcare providers and insurance payers during eligibility verification. Bots can send electronic requests for insurance verification, receive responses, and update patient records with verified information. This automation improves efficiency, reduces response times, and ensures accurate and up-to-date patient insurance data.

  • Real-Time Updates and Alerts

RPA enables real-time updates and alerts, ensuring that healthcare providers have the latest information regarding patient insurance coverage changes or eligibility status. Bots can continuously monitor and cross-reference insurance data, instantly notifying the billing team of any updates or discrepancies. This automation helps avoid claim denials, reduces manual follow-up efforts, and optimizes revenue generation.

Automation Benefits of RPA

Enhanced Efficiency and Accuracy

By automating benefit and eligibility verification, RPA eliminates the need for manual, time-consuming tasks such as searching for insurance information, contacting payers, and updating patient records. Bots can handle repetitive and high-volume tasks swiftly and accurately, significantly improving workflow efficiency and reducing errors.

Improved Revenue Generation

RPA ensures healthcare providers have up-to-date and accurate insurance coverage and benefits information. This leads to fewer claim denials, accelerated reimbursements, and improved revenue generation. With RPA, organizations can optimize the eligibility verification process and maximize their financial outcomes.

Reduced Administrative Burden

RPA reduces the administrative burden associated with manual eligibility verification processes. Bots can handle repetitive tasks, giving healthcare professionals more time to focus on patient care and other core activities. This automation enhances staff productivity, reduces operational costs, and improves job satisfaction among the healthcare workforce.

Why RPA for Benefit and Eligibility Verification Automation?

Seamless Integration with Existing Systems: RPA integrates with insurance portals, EHR systems, and billing software, leveraging their functionalities while automating eligibility verification. This compatibility ensures a smooth transition, minimizes disruption, and optimizes the utilization of existing technology investments.
Enhanced Data Accuracy and Integrity: RPA eliminates human errors by automating data retrieval and verification processes. Bots extract and validate insurance information directly from reliable sources, reducing the risk of inaccuracies in patient records. With RPA, healthcare providers can ensure data accuracy and integrity throughout the eligibility verification.
Greater Scalability and Flexibility: RPA offers scalability and flexibility to accommodate the varying needs of healthcare organizations. Bots can handle increased volumes of eligibility verifications without compromising accuracy or efficiency. This scalability is especially valuable for healthcare providers with fluctuating patient populations or seasonal demand shifts.

Summary

With RPA seamlessly integrating with existing systems and delivering enhanced data accuracy and integrity, healthcare providers can rely on this technology to streamline operations and allocate resources more effectively. The scalability and flexibility of RPA empower organizations to adapt to changing demands and fluctuating patient populations.

Embracing RPA in the eligibility verification process brings tangible financial advantages by minimizing claim denials, accelerating reimbursements, and optimizing revenue generation. This technology-driven approach enables healthcare organizations to focus on delivering exceptional patient care while maximizing financial outcomes. As technology advances, RPA will remain critical for healthcare providers seeking optimal revenue cycle efficiency and financial success.

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