Billing and Finance
Laboratory outreach billing may offer unique challenges to a hospital's billing department. Creating a client bill and utilizing different billing forms for outreach may be necessary depending on payor contracts. It is also important to separate the outreach billing from other laboratory billing to identify revenue generated by the program.
Vendor Selection - Billing Questions provides questions to utilize when choosing an external billing vendor.
Vendor Selection - Sample RFI provides a generic Outreach Billing Request for Information (RFI) to modify and use during the process of choosing an external billing vendor.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Beneficiary Notice Initiative (ABN)provides the latest information related to the Beneficiary Notices Initiative.
Standard Monthly Financial Reports lists reports you should consider using to track your revenue.