Medical billing is one of those services that when outsourced will bring in a lot of benefits to the hospital. Cost savings, access to high-end systems, streamlined processes, state-of-the-art technologies, and skilled professionals are a few benefits any hospital would enjoy.
For any successful business, steady cash flow is the most important element. Likewise, in the healthcare industry, maintaining a steady cash flow is even more important.
Medicare has established a national fee schedule that comes under the National Social Security Act. This fee schedule shall be followed by the physicians based on Relative Value Units (RVU), which come under the Resource Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS) that has been followed by Medicare ever since 1992.