Mental Health Billing Services Florida, FL
Our billers ensure that the Documentation for individual Psychotherapy includes the patient's capacity to participate in and benefit from Psychotherapy. The estimated duration of treatment in terms of number of sessions are specified. The medical record documents that the treatment is expected to improve the health status or function of the patient. Target symptoms, goals of therapy, response to therapy, and methods of monitoring outcome have been documented.
Our billers ensure that the Documentation for group Psychotherapy indicates that cognitive skills, such as behavior modification, supportive interactions, and discussion of reality were applied to produce therapeutic change. The record documents the person's participation and an evaluation of its benefit or lack thereof.
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.
Pain Points -
There are three categories of errors most commonly noted in psychotherapy review; Non- documentation, Non-covered services, and Not Medically Necessary services. Listed below are examples of errors we see under each category.
1. Non-documentation / Insufficient Documentation
No medical records received for services billed.
Insufficient documentation to support level of care billed.
No documentation of face-to-face time spent with patient.
No documentation of Psychotherapy interventions used and the patient's response to those interventions.
Billing provider’s active participation in the service rendered not clearly documented.
2. Non-covered Services
Unlicensed individuals performing Psychotherapy services
3. Not Medically Necessary Services
No documentation of the patient's capacity to participate in and benefit from Psychotherapy medical record does not indicate expected improvement in the health status or function of the patient.
With years of experience in handling Mental Health Billing, our billers are professionally trained to handle billing processes for all Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Psychiatric Social Worker, and Psychoanalysts.
So no matter which of these your practice specializes in, our billers will be able to cater to your Billing requirements. They understand the nitty-gritty of Mental health billing and support claims for
Both initial visits & established visits
Family therapy with the patient present
Family therapy without the patient present
Nursing home visits
Their expertise in Billing Medications, Psychological Testing, EAP Visits, using appropriate Modifiers can not be questioned for practicing Mental Health billing for several years. Our billers have a history of servicing mental health organizations with their Authorizations and referrals and participating in Medicare & Medicaid as well as commercial insurance payers.
These billers are attuned to submitting and tracking workers comp claims and handle all ICD10 codes & CPT Codes for Mental Health practices. Our billers have come together and deciphered reasons for the most common denials for mental health practices which help practices like yours to optimize their revenue cycle management.