Hospitals can better serve their patients by seeking assistance from social security disability consultants, who would then make the process of filing insurance claims much easier for them.
Insurance claims are an arduous process and it can be more tedious for most Americans who seek the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) approval for social security disability insurance (SSDI) benefits. In the US, the SSA usually rejects 70% of claims filed by millions of patients every year due to several reasons.
A lack of proper documentation serves as one reason behind a denied claim. Medical records need to be updated regularly to show solid evidence of a patient’s disability. These documents include notes from primary care physicians, such as records of excusing the patient from work.
In some cases, an appeal to a rejected claim would be a good alternative instead of filing a new one. The SSA may simply deny a new application if they find out that the patient was rejected beforehand. Income also plays an important role. If the patient earns more than $1,000 every month when they file an SSDI claim, it will be a major cause for rejection.
The SSA has strict criteria for defining a disability. It only provides benefits to fully disabled Americans as a result of a serious medical condition or injury, which should result in death or limit their capacity to work for at least 12 months.
As of January, SSDI benefits amount to almost $1,200 on average every month. By hiring consultants, hospitals will not only help patients in getting the treatment they deserve, but also guarantee payment for any rendered services.
SSDI claims require a significant amount of time for handling and processing, but hospitals can take the burden off their shoulders if they seek help from an SSA-certified service provider. It shows that your institution is not only after making money, but also about helping patients receive proper care.