Primary Care Billing Services California, CA
If there is one group of medical practitioners that require professional medical billing services more, it is the Primary Care physicians. Limited scope of their medical services, larger composition of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, adversely impacting healthcare reforms, and highly stringent insurance reimbursement environment have begun to question their ability to sustain, leave alone the thought of either enabling in-house medical practices or availing outside medical billing management services. But, because majority of their patient base is linked to health insurance of some kind or the other, it becomes inevitable that they perform or get their medical billing submission and realization done by competent medical billing specialists.
How do our medical billing experts support Primary Care physicians?
When the question of providing competent and efficient medical billing services arises, our name (Medicalbillersandcoders.com) invariably comes to the fore. Being the largest consortium of medical billers in the US, we have the number and efficiency that Primary Care medical billing demands. Further, because of voluminous operations, the fees tend to be highly affordable without any deterioration in quality of services. Consequently, physicians are able to achieve operational efficiency and revenue maximization through denial-free and delay-free realization of their claims on medical bills.
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.
Outsourced primary care billing and coding services founded on sound credentials
Such an unwavering commitment to quality is inspired by ‘best practices’ in medical billing management, which are founded on a set of pre-qualifications:
Certified by American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC): Our Primary Care Medical Billing Specialists are certified by the authority on Medical Billing and Coding, American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC). Therefore, they always carry the stamp of authorization.
Application of Advanced Technology Interface comprising the use of latest medical billing softwares such as Lytec, Medic, Misys, Medisoft, NextGen, IDX, etc., and the use of latest coding softwares such as EncoderPro, FLashcode and CodeLink for coding diverse medical services administered by physicians
Proficiency in applying standard CPT, HCPCS procedure and supply codes, and ICD-CM diagnosis coding as per CMS guidelines and HIPAA compliant medical reporting
Possessing a successful track-record of processing medical bills with the leading private insurance carriers such as United health, Wellpoint, Aetna, Humana, HCSC, Blue Cross Group, and public health insurance schemes: Medicare and Medicaid
Having a ready set of pre-qualifications at their disposal, our Primary Care billing Professionals regularly accomplish apt CPT coding and modifying for mitigating undesirable audit exposures leading to claim disqualification or resubmission.
Improving RCM through pro-active intervention
Thus, infusing qualitative elements to a comprehensive and sequential methodology in medical billing management – patient enrollment, insurance enrollment, scheduling, insurance verification, insurance authorizations, charge entry, coding, billing and reconciling of accounts, denial management & appeals, and physician credentialing – we ensure:
Reduction in Operational Expenditure
Faster Realization of Account Receivables
Compliant and Efficient Billing Practices
Regular QA Checking
Reduced Audit Risks
Additionally, along with the pre-qualifications for the prevailing system of medical billing management, our Primary Care medical billing specialists are pro-actively equipped to help you make a smooth transition to the ensuing ICD-10 system of coding compliance, and HIPAA 5010 for medical record reporting and patient privacy.