Verbatim Or Non-Verbatim Transcription: Which Should You Choose?

Do you want to outsource transcription, but are unsure if you should opt for verbatim or non-verbatim transcription? If yes, read this informative article to find out the differences between the two and which you should choose.

If you are looking for transcription for your business, it is important to consider what type of transcription services you will need. You may think that obtaining a complete, unabridged account of exactly what was spoken in a meeting, seminar or lecture may be what you think, but it may not occur to you what such a transcript would actually look like.

Let us explore the differences between verbatim and non-verbatim transcription, so you can choose the one most suited for your needs:

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Prevent Medical Billing Mistakes In 4 Easy Ways

Are constant errors in medical billing stopping you from getting paid on time? What you need to do is to rethink your medical billing strategy. Read about four easy ways you can use to avoid medical billing mistakes.

What does the denial rate of your hospital look like? If the claims denial rate of your practice is higher than 4% (considered an efficient benchmark by the MGMA), you may want to stop blaming payers for medical billing mishaps and start rethinking your medical billing strategy. Here are four steps you can take to immediately prevent the medical billing mistakes happening at your practice.

  1. Ensure that insurance is always verified

    The number one reason that most medical billing claims get denied is unverified insurance. Not ensuring that insurance is verified can cost you more in terms of money and time. This is why, your staff and you must be extremely careful that insurance is verified for both new as well as returning patients. Keep in touch with the insurance provider to check for the coverage periods, pre-existing condition exclusions, effective dates, copayments and deductibles. Try to avoid errors when a patient’s benefits or receiving services are not met by the plan’s benefits.

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