Monday, September 28, 2015

Different Kinds of SS Benefits for Children

Children can collect Social Security Disability (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits in three ways. These may involve disabled children or children with disabled / retired parents.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Three Tips to Win SSD or SSDI Benefits

The process for receiving benefits from the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) is no walk in the park. You’d think people with disability will get special attention, but it just doesn’t work that way. In fact, according to the SSA itself, denied disability claims have averaged nearly 53 percent or more than half of all the applicants denied. You should not lose hope just yet, though. There are many ways you can improve your chances.

Monday, September 7, 2015

Eligibility for Medicaid: Benefiting Immigrants

According to an Examiner article published November, 2014, U.S. immigrants and their children account for 40% of Medicaid recipients, amounting to $4.6 billion.The figure is mainly attributed to the fact that a significant portion of admitted immigrants are in the low-income group, and could not afford insurance.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Revenue Cycle Management: The Proactive Approach

Bad debts are one of the major reasons why healthcare facilities close. Although seemingly minimal when individually taken into account, when piled up, they can amount to significant revenue loss for a practice. In fact, in 2011 alone, the American Hospital Association estimated that healthcare facilities have lost $41.1 to uncompensated care, which also accounts for 5.9% of their total expenses. Some of this could have been preventable had these facilities started optimizing their revenue cycle management processes.