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General Surgery Billing Services California, CA

Enabling Learning-Practice Balance

General Surgery, amidst specialty specific surgeries, has not lost its sheen, and general surgeons continue to be the preferential choice for diverse surgical procedures. Having to carry out minimal invasive surgeries (applying innovative and advanced Robotic technology) for greater efficiency, general surgeons have been regularly called upon to migrate to newer technological inventions. The frequency of these technological advancements has impacted the surgeons’ time-balance between learning and actual medical practice. Consequently, there has been further adverse impact on realization of medical bills, which – though non-core in nature – is pivotal to physicians’ sustenance and growth.

But, still, general surgeons, surgical clinics, diagnostic centers and hospitals that chose to avail expert surgical billing and coding services from us have been able to mitigate undesirable scenario, and improve on their revenue generation, patient inflow and referrals, and medical efficiency.

You can also match your requirements with the skills of hundreds of our expert General Surgery billers in your area.

Running a medical practice in California can be quite challenging when it comes to medical billing and coding. Our billers and coders in all the major cities of California including Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno can help you settle your requirements here are some of the services which our expert medical billers and coders specializes in:

  • Tracking and follow-up on unpaid claims
  • Preparing Patient statements and payment posting
  • Customizing billing reports for better control
  • Primary and secondary insurance claims filing

Value Our California Billers Bring:

Our medical billers and coders are not limited to just the big cities such as Fresno, San Francisco, and San Diego but also all other smaller cities and towns in California. Moreover our billers are compliant with HIPAA guidelines and are updated with all industry updates through medicalbillerandcoder.com. This makes sure that your practice is run in the most efficient and legally safe conditions. Our Billing specialists also ensure that your patients are hassle free and their billing queries are answered well.

The expertise of our billers is vast and includes but is not limited to Past Due Collections, Electronic Medical claim filing, Medicare Audit Protection, coding and diagnosis analysis for maximum allowable reimbursement, customized accounts receivable and revenue cycle financial analysis, electronic claims submissions, denials management and payment posting, dedicated and relentless insurance follow-up, patient statements and patient-centric support, provider enrollment support, and standardized reporting.

Our Specialties:

Our medical billing specialists are committed to improving your productivity by utilizing finest processes and health care information technology such as Electronic Medical Records. These medical billers and coders maximize your revenue, ensure timely compensation, and offer medical billing and coding services in specialties including Family Practice, mental health , pain management, Physical Therapy, radiology, Internal Medicine, neurology, orthopedic, and numerous other areas.

Our Software Experience:

The fact that physician shortage is set to quadruple in the next decade according to AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) makes it vital that physicians utilize professional and accurate medical billing and coding services. The various software that we provide in addition to the value added services mentioned above ensures that physicians are capable of keeping up-to-date with the healthcare IT sector reforms and improvements. Some of the medical coding and billing software that our billers have experience on include Medisoft, Misys Tiger, Eclinicalworks, Advance MD, GE Centricity, and Altapoint.

Difficulties & Challenges California physicians Face:

The most common challenges faced by physicians in big cities such as San Jose and Los Angeles are underperforming accounts receivables or collections and claims denial. Both these situations along with other errors may lead to decreased revenue. Our billers provide the solutions to these problems by making the denial management efficient and offering services such as integrated medical billing with EMR along with numerous other value added services like sending patient statements and processing refunds to Medicare in order to preserve your practice from RAC audits.

As a physician in California, it becomes difficult to keep track of all the changes taking place in the legislation related to your practice. This is where the expertise and experience of our medical billing specialists can be of immense help. It almost seems that payers are in the business of claim denial and can afford to make mistakes at your expense. Although the new HIPAA guidelines would ensure a smoother process, the amount of patient-doctor encounters would increase in the future making it difficult to extract time for coding, billing, claim denial and compliance with HIPAA regulations. Specialized medical billers and coders such as ours can ensure that your practice not only flourishes but is also HIPAA compliant.

Traversing the comprehensive domain of General Surgery

The application of imperial combination of professional excellence and technology interface to bill and code diverse general surgical procedures makes our billing and coding the most sought after. Following are the diverse surgical procedures billed and coded under our comprehensive domain of General Surgery:

  • Laparoscopic procedures(using robotic technology) on gallbladders, appendices, and colons, etc
  • Trauma surgical procedures such as intubation, burr hole, cricothyroidotomy, and emergency laparotomy or thoracotomy
  • Colorectal procedures for ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, colon and rectal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, hemorrhoids, etc
  • Breast surgical procedures such as lumpectomy to mastectomy
  • Vascular surgical procedures
  • Endocrine surgical procedures on thyroid and parathyroid glands
  • Dermatology procedures such as removing suspicious moles, removal of fatty tumors, skin grafting, etc.

Combination of Professional Excellence and Technology Interface

We have an ideal fusion for professional excellence and technology interface that has been instrumental in efficient discharge of medical reimbursement services for general surgery.

  • Certified by American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC)
  • Application of advanced technology interface:
  • Use of latest medical billing softwares such as Lytec, Medic, Misys, Medisoft, NextGen, IDX, etc.
  • Use of latest coding software such as EncoderPro, FLashcode and CodeLink.
  • Application of standard CPT, HCPCS procedure and supply codes, and ICD-9-CM diagnosis coding as per CMS guidelines – which describe medical, surgical, and diagnostic services related to General Surgical services – for successful management of billing and coding for diverse General Surgical services.
  • Successful track-record of processing General Surgical bills with the leading private insurance carriers such as United health, Wellpoint, Aetna, Humana, HCSC, Blue Cross Group, and Government sponsored Medicare and Medicaid as well.

Value Delivery to General Surgery Physicians

The General Surgery Physicians, who lent preference to our billing and coding competencies – complete with accurate charge-capture, intricate procedure coding, electronic filing of claims, patient billing, multi-tiered appeal process, denial elimination initiatives, and compliance standards – have been able to witness simplification of revenue cycle, appreciable increase in collection rates, more patient inflow and referrals, and Increased avenue for medical research and development.

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