In a report on Payment Integrity Programs: A National Study on the Impact of DRG Audits on Provider Sentiment and Abrasion, researchers found that widespread payment integrity audits cost providers as much as $1 million in administrative costs every year.
Coupled with the costs, the high volume of requests for medical records—cited by 92% of respondents as a source of dissatisfaction—is damaging provider/payer relationships. On March 26, join us to discuss:
- Why audits are a costly proposition for providers
- Provider reaction to pre-submission notifications, which identify potential errors before claims are submitted
- New ways payers can help providers reduce the time, cost, and discontent incurred by audits
- The potential impact of adopting innovative, provider-friendly audit techniques