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Radiology Billing Services California, CA

Extensive coverage of diverse Radiology medical billing

Radiology medical billing requires significant knowledge of CPT codes and appropriate modifiers. As radiologists, you may be bound by diagnostic priorities that limit your exposure to medical billing. And clinical priorities cannot be excuses for failed medical billing, resulting in delay, denial, or resubmission of resubmission of claims. Medicalbillersandcoders.com offers to mitigate such adverse billing results with streamlined medical billing management for the entire range of radiology services such as:

Did you know?
  • CPT code 73100 (x-ray examination wrist 2 views, both left and right) coded as CPT 73100RT & CPT 73100LT modifiers can also be coded as CPT73100-50 modifier
  • Our experts updates for 2013 include that the CPT codes 78000 & 78001 codes( thyroid single & multiple determination) have been replaced by a single CPT code 78012
  • While billing for CPT code 72040 (x-ray cervical spine)which was 2-3 views in 2012, has now been replaced by 3 views in 2013

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.

  • Bone densitometry
  • CAT scans of chest/thorax, abdomen, head/neck, pelvis/spine, and extremities
  • MRI of chest, extremities, spine/pelvis, and head/neck
  • Ultrasound of various internal organs, and Doppler/duplex-vascular ultrasound
  • Nuclear medicine for limiting and curing internal disorders
  • X-ray of different internal organs

Our radiology medical billing services are attributed with being affordable and efficient – while voluminous operations help us conduct business at physician-friendly fees, unwavering commitment to quality ensure that your medical billing, coding, submission and realization are carried out to the maximum efficiency. As a result, there would be considerable appreciation in billing efficiency, revenues, and clinical efficiency.

That is why majority of diagnostic centers across the 50 states in the U.S. make use of our billing services for a variety of diagnostic modalities, such as x-ray radiography, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and interventional radiology. Significant utility of availing our experts’ services is that they are thoroughly trained and competent at applying right CPT codes for the diverse set of radiology services highlighted above, and appending suitable modifiers to mitigate undesirable consequences such as delay, denial, resubmission, and audit exposure.

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

MBC radiology medical billing and coding credentials:

Our extensive reach and voluminous operations are driven by our affiliates’ credentials, comprising:

  • Certification from The American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC)
  • Familiar with medical billing software such as Lytec, Medic, Misys, Medisoft, NextGen, and many more
  • Trained on coding software such as EncoderPro, FLashcode, CodeLink, etc.
  • Being able to apply standard CPT, HCPCS procedure and supply codes, and ICD-CM diagnosis coding as per CMS guidelines
  • Successful track-record of processing Radiology medical bills with leading commercial carriers such as United health, WellPoint, Aetna, Humana, HCSC, Blue Cross Group, etc.
  • Ability to negotiate successfully with Medicare and state-specific Medicaid policies.

MBC improve your RCM through pertinent intervention

Traversing the entire cycle of radiology 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 – our medical billing specialists ensure simplification of revenue cycle, appreciable increase in collection rates, more patient inflow and referrals, and increased avenue for diagnostic research and development.

While our current pool of radiology billing affiliates is sufficiently trained and compliant with current system of radiology medical billing, we are on course to be ready for ICD-10 and HIPAA 5010. Therefore, you can expect your radiology bills to be processed as per relevant clinical and operational norms.

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