Cash controls: Better safe than sorry

By Abigail Igarta, MBA

You did everything right. You dictated the visit and the surgery promptly, documented perfectly, coded accurately, and yet still you aren’t paid. Why? Perhaps the systems in your practice allow receipts to be short-circuited in a variety of ways, and payments for the work you do are not being reconciled and credited to you. Here’s a step-by-step process to assess the internal cash controls in your practice.

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