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8 Critical Details to Track When Obtaining Medical Records

Requesting medical records for legal and insurance purposes is as much an art as it is a science. Longtime practitioners develop intricate systems for tracking the progress of requests they send out, with letter-perfect templates and pop-up reminders at all the right intervals to ensure they receive thorough and accurate records.

Personal Injury Attorneys – Did you include ER Physician Billing?

Here’s a scenario most person injury attorneys know well. A new client schedules an appointment, and explains how they were injured, and where were they treated. Intake forms are completed and the process of collecting medical records begins.
Missing Pieces?
At Record Retrieval Solutions (RRS), one thing we’ve noticed is that many of the record requests are missing some important billing records.

Free Your Staff

When the RRS team was preparing for the Consumer Attorneys of California Donald L. Galine Conference at Lake Tahoe, NV last June, we received positive response to our Free Your Staff  tag line. Sometimes it took a little explaining, primarily for solo or very small practices.

Outsourcing medical records beats summertime blues

In the past, I have offered educational blogs about the benefits of outsourcing medical record retrieval to companies such as my own – Record Retrieval Solutions (RRS). The key value proposition are the cost savings of having otherwise billable resources focused on doing billable work (not chasing healthcare providers), and the simplicity a one-stop shop.

Workflow and the Personal Injury Practice

Personal Injury continues to have the largest share of contingency based fees so the flow of work is critical. Essentially, this means that the firm does not get paid until the matter is either settled out of court or won at trial. Similar cases such as Medical Malpractice, Mass Torts and Class Actions also deal with workflow and tracking passable expenses and set percentages are payable to the firm and then the client.