Massage Therapy Billing Services Florida, FL
Increasing dependency on massage therapy and a burst in the number of therapists leave independent therapists and care organizations that employ them to deal with something that’s not as rosy: partial insurance coverage and disparity of rules from one state in the US to another. What adds to regulatory complexities is that a therapy to be reimbursed, has to be recommended by a physician via a prescription and has to be carried out under the supervision of the physician.
Partial coverage, disparate regulations and the need to establish by proper documentation that a therapy has been carried out upon a physician’s recommendation and supervision as an extension of the physician’s treatment - together bring upon the care provider administrative and other responsibilities that the provider is ill-equipped to handle.
Outsourcing to MBC:
MBC’s billing and coding professionals come with years of dedicated experience in handling massage therapy billing and coding. Their advanced level of understanding helps them to identify therapies that are eligible for massage therapy insurance reimbursement and then prepare claims by using medical and administrative details accurately. Additionally, MBC also does methodical and rigorous follow-up of submitted claims to ensure quick reimbursements for you. Our professionals, although part of a truly national network, bring you the advantages of a local specialist owing to their thorough knowledge of state-specific rules applicable to massage therapy.
Our Florida billing service can help you to increase your revenue with the reduction in the number of denied and unpaid claims. Our billers present in all the major cities like Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, St. Petersberg and Orlando can provide you with less paperwork and more accurate medical claims to improve the efficiency of your practice. Here are some of the services which our billers have shown their proficiency in:
Claims are processed on the same day
Analysis of accounts receivables
Weekly as well as monthly reports on productivity
Analysis of codes and procedures on a regular basis
Review of fee schedules for updates
Our billers in Florida have been tracking the rate of reimbursements which has been dipping in the state past a decade. They also have analyzed the solution to this dip, the answer lies in the state of Florida’s reimbursement statutes itself. These local Florida billers are the key to unlock blocked cash flows and can provide you with updated methods to improve the efficiency of your practice.
Value Our Florida Billers Bring:
The Florida medical billing and coding services that we provide are not just limited to cities such as major cities like Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, St. Petersberg and Orlando. They also extend to almost all other towns and smaller cities in Florida. These medical coders and billers surpass HIPAA compliance and are also trained in preferred language such as Spanish. They have been recommended in their past engagements for their medical billing administrative skills, excellent Data Entry management, along with good written and oral communication skills.
Our medical billers and coders in Florida at medicalbillersandcoders.com perform specialized tasks such as reviewing encounter forms for accuracy in ICD-10 and CPT coding, maintain records of existing billing and coverage rules, posting charges and payments to accounts, make follow up calls to insurance companies to resolve any inconsistency in payments and to patients whose accounts were past due to set up a payment plan, report to physicians regularly, offer customer support by comprehending and elucidating insurance EOBs, co-pays, co-insurance and deductibles to patients and enter and revise patient demographics.
Florida medical billing specialists can not only assist in increasing your income but also guarantee suitable reimbursement, provide medical billing and coding services in specialties including Otolaryngology, Primary Care, Optometry, Family Practice, Hospitalist Billing, Cardiology, OB Gyn, Physical Therapy, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and Dental.
Our Software Experience:
Physician shortage would always be a problem in Florida and is not only affecting doctors but also bigger hospitals, hospices, nursing homes, nurses and resident doctors. The shortage would mean long working hours and more accurate medical coding and billing practices. However, implementation of EMRs is proving to be of immense help since most of the paperwork is diminished and doctors have real-time information about patients and other related data. Our coders and medical billers are expert in software such as Medisoft, Misys Tiger, Eclinicalworks, Advance MD, GE Centricity, and Altapoint.
Difficulties & Challenges Florida Physicians Face:
One of the unique challenges that physicians and healthcare provides face in Florida is dealing with Florida Medicaid Institutional Care Program (ICP) patients. This is because Florida has a large elderly population (65 years and older) which is projected to grow nearly to 26% of the state’s total population which is the highest among all states in the US.
The fact that these elderly patients are either disabled or are fighting chronic illnesses makes them frequent visitors to physicians’ offices and various hospitals. This fact coupled with the recent health care reform would ensure that health care providers would be required to ensure accuracy and compliance with legal guidelines in order to avoid a drop in revenue or negative legal repercussions. Our medical billing specialists ensure that problems such as inadequate reimbursement due to claim denial and other related factors do not take its toll on your practice.
Our medical billers and coders at medicalbillersandcoders.com can ensure an improvement in the efficiency of your practice by employing the best methods of optimally using your EMR, their exposure of various Practice Management Systems also provides greater collections for your practice.
Our flexible billing and coding service models will suit the size and nature of your organization and our friendly professionals will work together with your team to sift through medical details and appropriately document them.
Additionally, our outsourced services help to spare yourself the billing and coding responsibilities by completely outsourcing your massage therapy billing and coding activities to us. And, in turn, will help maintain your profitability and leave you with more time to administer massage therapy.
We provide services across:
Charge Entry : Our Charge Entry (CE) services ensure an end-to-end massage therapy billing and coding solution for you starting from filing claims electronically to shortening the process through verification of patient demographics, medical codes, DOS, POS, provider information, units, modifiers etc to submission of claims to clearing houses to ensure that they are 100 percent accurate. Additionally, CE also involves random quality checks as part of audits.
Payment Posting : In Payment Posting (PP) accuracy is our forte and our billers and coders are highly proficient in handling various aspects of PP. Our billers and coders can work on the most advanced electronic remittance scenarios, including denials, underpayments, overpayments, multiple adjustments, automatic cross-over, secondary remittance, reversals, etc.
Account Receivable : Our aim is to reduce your claim rejection rates and help you realize your massage therapy claims in a timely manner to improve your cash flow. Our billers and coders are adept in identifying the claims that require follow-ups with insurance officials and do so in a methodical and rigorous manner.
Denial Management & Appeals : A good 10 percent of medical revenue is lost due to lack of an effective Denial Management process. Due to the experience and accuracy-driven approach of our billers and coders, we will be able to help you avoid claim denials. However, if you have old denied claims staked up, we will help find reimbursement for them through proper assessment, resubmission and follow-ups where required. Our team is also experienced in filing ‘appeals’ explaining the conditions that make a claim eligible for reimbursement.
Our massage therapy billing and coding services have helped big and small medical establishments across all states of the US to improve their revenues through reduced claim denials and timely reimbursements. Our detail-oriented approach and quality consciousness ensures accuracy of details going into claims and higher chances of successful reimbursement.