On October 26, 2017, in Billing Questions, by MoneyTree

The Minnesota Court of Appeals case, Western National v. Nguyen, held that all medical providers who DO NOT submit bills electronically to the “responsible” insurance vendors within six-months will be barred from recovering payment from ANYONE, pursuant to Minn. Stat. 62Q.75.  Based on this, the case denied payment of a large No-Fault arbitration award because [...]

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Yet Another New ABN Form

On October 18, 2017, in Billing Questions, by MoneyTree

Wait for it… Medicare has released a new ABN yet again.  And although not a lot has changed (just an added non-discrimination clause!) it is important you start using this new form after June 21, 2017.  You can find the different versions of the forms below along with directions. ABN English Version ABN Spanish Version [...]

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BCBS of Michigan Reminder: Professional providers required to submit claims electronically, starting June 30

On July 17, 2017, in Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Insurance Questions, by MoneyTree

Hey BCBS providers… beginning on June 30, 2017, you will be required to submit these types of claims electronically if you have the capability to. Original claims Replacement claims Void or cancel claims Any claim that includes services for which you’ll submit medical records BCBS also encourages the following claims to be submitted electronically if [...]

Security Health Plan (SHP)

On April 18, 2017, in Insurance Questions, by MoneyTree

Effective March 15, 2017 for all Security Health Plan Products, with the exception of Badger Care Plus:  SHP now requires you to notify them via the use of the FX modifier if you are still using x-ray film. SHP will decrease your payment by 20% for any x-rays that are being handled with film, instead [...]

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Attention MN Docs! SecureCare Invoice & Report Card Login

On November 10, 2016, in Practice Information, by MoneyTree

If you have not already, you should be receiving an email from SecureCare notifying you of your report card status. As a reminder, SecureCare is the third party company partnered with BCBS of MN. One of their responsibilities is to monitor the statistics of each provider to ensure they are meeting the required benchmarks as [...]

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How to Handle General Accident, PI, and Auto Claims in Eclipse

On October 27, 2016, in Eclipse Software, by MoneyTree

We’ve been fielding some questions about how to handle Personal Injury (PI) and Motor Vehicle (auto) Accounts in Eclipse once the primary carrier denies coverage and we thought maybe our other clients would like to know how to go about it too. Initially, you will open a new CASE in Eclipse and add the accident [...]

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Don’t let the UHC per diem rate get the best of you!

On April 19, 2016, in Billing Questions, Insurance Questions, by MoneyTree

Let’s go over this lovely UHC per diem rate that is frustrating so many clinics. In this article, we will talk about the fees you charge and ideas for getting your exams and x-rays paid in spite of the UHC per diem rate. Money Tree services clients in MN, WI, OK and MI, however, we [...]

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How does an office move affect my billing and insurance?

On October 28, 2011, in Billing Questions, Insurance Questions, Office Move, by MoneyTree

Q. We’re moving our office to a new location and with all the other details to attend to I’m totally overwhelmed and confused for what this means for my insurance and billing. Can you give me a quick checklist of to-dos or something? A. Congratulations on your move! We’ve been through it and between furniture [...]

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