How much time does your staff spend each day on processing insurance claims? Do they spend time tracking down claims, attaching supporting documentation from third-party applications, and manually posting payments? Even if they spend just one hour per day, that’s the equivalent of spending one whole month each year on tasks that can largely be automated within Denticon. By using Denticon, your office can eliminate the manual filing of claims and get paid faster with fewer errors, delays, and denials. You can streamline the claims process from beginning to end, including eligibility verification, instant claim attachments, and auto posting of 835 files.
835 Auto Post is just one of the many automations in Denticon that will save your practice time and money. Read on to learn what 835 Auto Post can do for your practice!
What is Denticon’s 835 Auto Post?
The 835 Auto Posting feature in Denticon is a process in which payments from insurance companies are automatically posted to a patient’s account.
Does your practice handle electronic claims? If so, you’re probably familiar with terms like 837 files and 835 files. For those who are new to the topic, an 837 file is claim information sent by providers (dental practices like you) to payors (insurance companies), and an 835 file is payment information sent from payors to providers for services rendered. Because these are electronic files, they can be automatically processed within Denticon.
Streamlining Payment Posting with 835 Auto Post
Last week, we talked about the effects of burnout on employees of dental practices, and it quickly became one of the most-read blog posts this year. So, this week, we wanted to share how Denticon can help alleviate high workloads for dental offices.
Denticon can drastically reduce staff workloads by performing insurance eligibility verification, allowing users to instantly attach supporting documentation for claims, and automatically posting 835 files. By utilizing Denticon, you can reduce errors and delays so you can get paid faster.
Here are a few technical terms that you should know to get started with 835 Auto Post in Denticon:
837 Files: electronic claim information sent from providers (dental offices) to payors (insurance companies)
835 Files: payment information sent by payors to providers for services rendered
ERA (Electronic Remittance Advice): an electronic version of an Explanation of Benefits
EFT (Electronic Fund Transfer): direct deposit
Let Denticon Post Your Payments for You
Here’s how the claims and payment posting process might look for your office:
- The patient comes to your office, and your office renders services.
- Your office then sends the claim to DentalXChange via Denticon, attaching any supporting documentation.
- DentalXChange then submits the claim information to the appropriate insurance company.
- The insurance company then pays the claim.
- Once the payment information is received, DentalXChange sends that information to Denticon.
- Denticon uses its programming logic to match and post the payment information to the original claim.
No more manual entry of payments!
What the 835 Auto Post Cannot Do
Now that we’ve covered what Denticon