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Billing Infusion Medications

Billing Infusion Medications

Next to quantum theory, I would put infusion and infusion billing in a close second place for complexity. I recently published an article around billing for infusion procedures in an attempt to simplify some of the confusion. If you missed my first installment The Confusion of Infusion Billing, it’s worth going back and taking a quick glance to understand where I am coming from.

If you have mastered infusion administration billing, then you are ready to move on to billing for the infusion and injection medications themselves. While not a walk in the park, I find that billing for the medication […] Read more

Infusion Center Trends & Takeaways from the 2016 Magellan Rx Report

Infusion Center Trends & Takeaways from the 2016 Magellan Rx Report

At WeInfuse, we think the annual Magellan Trend Reports are manna from heaven. This year’s report is no different, and it’s full of gold nuggets that prove the physician / provider-based Infusion Center is the optimal site of care providing patients quality, convenient and cost-effective care. Whether you operate a sstand-aloneInfusion Center or provide infusions as a part of your practice, the entire report is a MUST read.

 

How can you use this years report?

Use it when advocating for your Infusion Center and the delivery channel at large
Use it to negotiate with your payers for better rates since Infusion Centers are the […] Read more

Is Your Infusion Center Leaking Cash?

Is Your Infusion Center Leaking Cash?

In the past few months, I have asked practices and practice managers all over the country to do a simple test to see if their in-office Infusion Centers are leaking money. I ask them to secretly remove a single vial of expensive medication from their inventory and then see how long it takes someone on their staff to notice the missing vial.

The test is a dead simple way of checking one of the most fundamental systems every Infusion Center must have which is inventory reconciliation. If your Infusion Center is not reconciling purchased inventory against billed patient claims and against […] Read more