Could the paper shortage finally put a stop to paper claims?
11.11.2022 By Availity
We’ve all seen the news: supply chains around the world have been disrupted by the pandemic, war, staffing difficulties, trade restrictions, and more. The resulting shortages have affected a slew of goods — from fuel to formula and from mustard to medication. No doubt your own billing office has experienced the pain of the paper shortage. But wait, why are you still using paper?!If you’re still submitting paper claims, mailing patient statements, and sending attachments to payers, remember — it’s not just the cost of paper that affects your bottom line. Toner, printer maintenance, and postage all add up, not to mention staff time spent on inefficient manual processes. Just what is the true cost of paper-related processes in your revenue cycle? Add it up with the help of our infographic below.