Podiatry Billing Services California, CA
Having voluminous business operations, the MBC Podiatry medical billing management is tailor-made for physicians looking at cost-effective and revenue-maximizing medical billing, coding, submission, and realization solutions. Despite the intense focus required to serve a multitude of clients, our billing specialists – who are integral part of our medical billing consortium in US – rarely return below-par performance.
MBC billing expertise
Certified by the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC), proficient in using advanced medical billing coding software, expert at applying standard CPT, HCPCS procedure and supply codes, and ICD-CM diagnosis coding as per CMS guidelines and HIPAA compliant medical coding are fundamentally responsible for optimum medical billing management services to Podiatry physicians.
Did you know?
CPT code 11721(Covered Nail Debridement 6 or more) requires Q8 modifier (for routine checkup) with systemic conditions which is medically necessary to be reimbursed by Medicare but only six times in a year.
Podiatry modifiers include T1 to T9 modifiers (Toe modifiers) except for CPT code 97598, 11720 and 11721, in which case use of this modifier will result in denials
HCPCS code J3301, J1100 (injection procedures) are used frequently in Podiatry Billing also providing significant amount of revenue to providers
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.
Consequently, majority of physicians are able to transfer non-core and exhaustive medical billing management, and intensify their focus on delivering efficient medical care to their patients. Therefore, it is no wonder that, as a result of outsourcing medical billing solutions from us, physicians are able to bring in an enhanced degree of efficiency in diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower leg. You can match your requirements with the skills and experience of our expert Podiatry medical billers in your area.
Medical billing across multiple disciplines
Extending their scope of Podiatry medical billing management to diverse disciplines, our medical billing professionals are able to reach out with billing, coding, submission, and realization of medical bills for
Reconstructive rear-foot and ankle surgery
Diabetic limb salvage and wound care service
Forensic podiatry services
Enabling accurate and precise medical billing
Our Podiatry billing specialists follow a compliant CPT coding regimen in applying accurate codes for complex services such as:
76881 for ultrasound, extremity, nonvascular, real-time with image documentation;
76882 for limited ultrasound, extremity, non-vascular, real time with image documentation;
93922 for non-invasive physiologic studies of upper or lower extremity arteries, single level, bilateral;
93926 for duplex scan of lower extremity arteries or arterial bypass grafts;
20552 for injections(s), single to multiple trigger point(s) one or two muscle(s);
20553 for injections(s), single to multiple trigger point(s) three or more muscle(s);
20605 for arthrocentesis, aspiration and/or injections;
20610 for arthrocentesis, aspiration and/or injection
Apart from handling the coding for above services, our experts also infuse suitable modifiers to mitigate undesirable audit checks, delay, denial, and resubmission of medical claims with insurance carriers.
Pro-active billing management
Consequent to such best practices in Podiatry billing management, physicians 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.
We are proactively geared up for the ensuing challenges and opportunities from the mandatory ICD-10 and HIPAA 5010 coding and reporting compliance. Thus, complete with accurate charge-capture, intricate procedure coding, electronic filing of claims, patient billing, multi-tiered appeal process, denial elimination initiatives, and compliance standards, physicians can expect to remain positive about their reimbursements.
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