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How Do Hospitals Keep Up with Work Comp Fee Schedules?

Posted by Jesse Larrison on Apr 17, 2018 8:45:00 AM

Occasionally, I will get an email or a phone call from a VP of Revenue Cycle or a hospital CBO Manager asking me to help them find their state’s workers’ compensation fee schedule. I do my best to point them in the right direction, but more often than not I will try and better understand what their underlying question about work comp really is, as it is frequently NOT found in the fee schedule. That said, fee schedules are a good starting point for hospitals eager to learn more about their expected work comp reimbursement.

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Topics: Workers' Comp Billing, Workers' Compensation Reimbursement, Healthcare financial challenges, Revenue Cycle Management, Work Comp Strategy, electronic filing, WC reimbursement,, cash acceleration

Ecstatic Clients – How Do You Know?

Posted by David Jones on Mar 13, 2018 8:34:14 AM

As a consumer, when was the last time you were wowed by someone selling you a product or providing you a service? Having a hard time thinking of one?

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Topics: Workers' Comp Billing, Tennessee Workers' Compensation, EnableComp History, Core Values, Company culture, Complete Holdings Group, Best Practices, WC reimbursement,, business growth, Ecstatic Clients

The 4 P's to Scaling a Business

Posted by Phil Clark on Feb 21, 2018 9:25:00 AM

Scaling a business is hard.  If it was easy, all businesses would skyrocket over $10M in annual sales, but actually less than 1% of businesses ever achieve that level.  If you want to scale a business, you are going to need a plan, and what better way to start planning than by borrowing a good acronym?

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Topics: Workers' Comp Billing, Company culture, Employee Relations, business growth, scaling a business, the four p's of scaling a business

4 Signs of a Top Work Comp Collector

Posted by Franny Potts on Feb 8, 2018 8:08:00 AM

I am often asked what I look for in a Workers’ Compensation Specialist, and this isn’t always an easy question to answer. So, I attempt to simplify it by thinking of what I look for in a pair of good boots.

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Topics: Workers' Comp Billing, Company culture, Employee Relations, healthcare revenue cycle

Core Value 1: Uncompromising Integrity

Posted by David Jones on Jan 26, 2018 7:00:00 AM

In 2011, the leadership team at EnableComp met to develop our first mission statement and core values.  We believed our mission (what we do) and core values (what we believe) were fundamental to creating the culture we desired and propelling the growth we required.

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Topics: Workers' Comp Billing, Core Values, Company culture, Employee Relations, Uncompromising Integrity

Spreading Joy One Shoebox at a Time

Posted by Heather Ullig on Dec 19, 2017 8:08:00 AM

 

#ipackedashoebox - actually we packed a lot of them!

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Topics: Workers' Comp Billing, Core Values, Company culture, Human Resources, Operation Christmas Child, Samaritans Purse

The $547,775 Error I Found in a Work Comp PPO Contract

Posted by Jesse Larrison on Dec 5, 2017 7:15:00 AM

Most hospitals that I encounter have at least a few Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Network contracts that include workers’ compensation. Some have dozens. These contracts range from super simple 1-page Letters of Agreement, to massively complex multi-line managed care agreements. Hospitals typically devote staff to developing and managing these contracts, but just as is true with Group Health or Commercial contracts, work comp contracts have the same propensity for errors and abuse and left unchecked these blunders could cost hospitals dearly.

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Topics: Workers' Comp Billing, Workers' Compensation Reimbursement, Healthcare financial challenges, Revenue Cycle Management, Work Comp PPO Contract, Provider Payer Relations

Don't Worry, Be ThankFULL

Posted by David Jones on Nov 20, 2017 7:00:00 AM

As the Thanksgiving holiday rapidly approaches, it’s a time for us individually to reflect on our blessings and remember what we are thankful for.  Like you, I will take the time to do that in the coming days.  If individuals can be thankful, why can’t companies be thankful too? Here are four things EnableComp is grateful for this Thanksgiving.

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Topics: Workers' Comp Billing, Core Values, Company culture, Employee Relations, Thanksgiving 2017, Being Thankful

Revenue Services Week: Who Says You Can't Have Fun on a Monday?

Posted by Erin Lockwood on Nov 6, 2017 7:25:00 AM

At EnableComp, Fun is one of our six core values and it’s something that we try and incorporate into our regular work schedule. Whether it’s playing a game of ping-pong in the fun room with the CFO or challenging your colleague to a game of Mario Kart on the Wii, we know fun! One of the most fun filled weeks of the year is Revenue Services Week. This is an entire week devoted to our Revenue Services team that work hard all year long to make the company successful.

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Topics: Workers' Comp Billing, Human Resources, Workers' Compensation Reimbursement, Revenue Cycle Management, Employee Relations, Revenue Services Week, Best Practices

Golf Professional vs. Hospital Executive – Narrowing the Margin of Error

Posted by Matt Ellis on Oct 25, 2017 10:00:00 AM

It’s no secret that hospitals are continuously battling thin margins by working to put the correct partnerships, processes and systems in place to avoid the big misses. The players on the PGA Tour are constantly facing the same battles. Finding the right partners to help lower the margin of error each performance year is key.

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Topics: Workers' Comp Billing, Golf, Workers' Compensation Reimbursement, Healthcare financial challenges, Narrowing the Margin of Error, Revenue Cycle Management