Write Off Policy

Purpose

To ensure the proper procedure is utilized when removing uncollectable accounts from the accounts receivable balance.

Policy

Claims identified as uncollectable will be adjusted off for services that have aged two years from the DOS, unless otherwise specified throughout this document, including small balances at payer ($10 or less). Write offs will be coded based on the specific denial reason associated.

Policy excludes:

  • MVA, Litigation, Facility, Invoice, or Patient Responsibility.

  • Claims within the reconsideration process or appeal process.

Definitions

Why

To ensure that a clinic can forecast collectable dollars.

 

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