Otolaryngology Billing Services California, CA
Why should Otolaryngology billing be outsourced?
Otolaryngology, being the specialty that is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of disorders associated with multiple locations – ear, nose, throat, and head and neck, requires physicians to be thorough in an exhaustive list of investigative and treatment procedures that apply to ear, nose, throat, and head and neck regions. Adding to this imposing requirement, there are as many CPT codes that physicians should remember and aptly apply while submitting their medical claims with insurance carriers. With the ensuing ICD-10 system and HIPAA 5010 Version, the compliance coding and medical reporting is going to be much more demanding.
Relieving them off cumbersome task of medical billing, our Otolaryngology Billing Services have been crucial to a majority of physicians’ focus on their core-function of medical services, and operating efficiency and revenue maximization through delay-free and denial-free medical bill reimbursement.
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 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.
MBC Provides Expert Otolaryngology Medical Billing and Coding Services
On the confidence of possessing requisite pre-qualifiers – certificated by the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC); proficient in using advanced medical billing softwares such as Lytec, Medic, Misys, Medisoft, NextGen, IDX, etc., and latest coding softwares such as EncoderPro, FLashcode and CodeLink; and expert at applying standard CPT, HCPCS procedure and supply codes, and ICD-9-CM diagnosis coding as per CMS guidelines and HIPAA compliant medical coding for comprehensive orthopedic medical services – our billing specialists have been able to successfully manage medical bill reimbursement for the entire gamut of Otolaryngology: Otology/Neuro-Otology, Head and Neck Surgery, Rhinology, Laryngology, and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Providing Diverse and Streamlined Otolaryngology Billing Services
Combining apt CPT codes for diverse diagnostic and preventive Otolaryngology procedures Bendoscopic sinus surgery, non-endoscopic sinus surgery, turbinates, nasal surgery, tonsillectomy & adenoidectomy, treatment to sleep apnea, medical procedures of disorders of oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, trachea/bronchus, esophagus, salivary glands, neck, and bleeding surgery, abscess, and fractures) with appropriate modifiers (modifier-50, which indicates a similar procedure performed on both the left and right sides during the same surgical session; modifier-51, which indicates more than one surgical service performed by the same physician during the same surgical procedure; modifier-58, which is applicable to secondary thyroid surgery for malignancy; modifier-59 which indicates a procedure or service not normally done together; and modifier-79 used with debridement codes) our Otolaryngology billing advisory has been able to mitigate undesirable delay and denial of medical bill reimbursements.
MBC Billing and Coding Credentials
Traversing a sequential order – patient enrollment, scheduling, insurance verification, insurance authorizations, scheduling and re-scheduling, coding, billing and reconciling of accounts, collections, and AR collections – our Otolaryngology medical billing advisory has been able to add value in terms of simplicity in submission and retrieval of documents, pre-audit on coding, real-time report generation, and application of suitable modifiers.
Consequent to such Best Practices in Otolaryngology billing management, our clients have been able to efficiently realize their claims with a portfolio of leading private insurance carriers such as United health , Wellpoint, Aetna, Humana, HCSC, Blue Cross Group, and Government sponsored Medicare and Medicaid as well.
With unblemished track-record, and ICD-10 and HIPAA 5010 Version for medical coding and reporting, Medicalbillersandcoders.com – complete with accurate charge-capture, intricate procedure coding, electronic filing of claims, patient billing, multi-tiered appeal process, denial elimination initiatives, and compliance standards – is well-poised to be the prescription for simplification of your revenue cycle, appreciable increase in collection rates, more patient inflow and referrals, and increased avenue for medical research and development.