In September, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) unveiled the Decision Ready Claims (DRC) initiative, a disability claims submission
option with accredited veterans service organizations (VSOs) that promises to deliver faster claims decisions to veterans and their families.
The company said it is also simplifying the claims submission
process for policyholders with SmartClaim, its online claims submission
2010 All Survey 2010 Most Respondents Wired Claims status 68% 82% Contract performance data 48% 73% Electronic funds transfer 65% 81% Precertification 55% 71% Remittance advice 70% 84% Claims submission
80% 88% Note: Table made from bar graph.
Practices require to change their workflow methods for real-time claims submission
The Web will be used for customer counseling, management, in-transit visibility and claims submission
The result was problems--in patient scheduling, eligibility verification, billing and claims submission
, and accounts receivable (A/R).
This is because the FDA anticipates that, even where Y2K problems in computer hardware, software, medical devices, office operations, Medicare claims submission
systems and business partner systems were identified, corrected and tested for Y2K readiness before January, other unanticipated Y2K problems might develop and require correction.
Steps l and 2, claims submission
and data entry, and the final step, processing the claim, are familiar to most employers as a standard claim payment sequence.