How to Improve the DNFB Benchmark for a Positive Impact on Revenue Cycle


One of the biggest revenue-killers for healthcare providers is DNFB accounts. DNFB (DNFB meaning “discharged, not final billed”) – defines unbilled accounts where the patient has been discharged from the healthcare facility, but the final bill from the encounter has not been submitted. The cost effects of outstanding DNFB accounts and claims denials are staggering, and can negatively impact the providers’ cash flow and potential net revenue. So, what are the best practices to reduce DNFB days and claims denials?

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ED Claims Denials 101: An Overview of Denials Management

The Refresh With YES/Hot Topics: CPT ED Denials Overview Webinar gives learners the tools they need for proper ED claims denials management in medical billing. Coders will receive an overview of ED claims denials, including common acronyms, ANSI codes and definitions, appeal versus rebill, and modifiers and medical necessity. Several examples of ED claims denials will be reviewed and solutions to these denials will be covered.

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