Oral and Maxillofacial Billing Services Florida, FL
As in the case of other medical specialties, Oral and Maxillofacial specialty too has undergone radical changes in its approach to diagnosis and treatment procedures. Consequently, physicians – with access to advance and incisive medical technology – have come in for greater demand. Although they have been able to witness a swell in patient base, yet their medical billing realization percentage has been a cause of concern. The scenario has meant a responsible opportunity for our certified and experienced Oral and Maxillofacial billers and coders, who have an unblemished track-record of efficient billing and coding.
Value delivery to physicians
The physicians who have lent preference to our billing and coding competence – complete with accurate charge capture, intricate procedure coding, electronic filing of claims, patient billing, multi-tiered appeal process, denial elimination initiatives, and compliance standards – have been able to reap the following value delivery:
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.
Simplification of revenue cycle
Appreciable increase in collection rates
More patient inflow and referrals
Increased avenue for research and development by physicians
Efficient ground work
Honest billing and error-free coding are precursors to denial-free and delay-free realization of medical insurance claims. Our tech-savvy Oral and Maxillofacial billing and coding professionals possess the following billing credentials:
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 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.
With such inclusive competence and experience, they have been able to ensure error-free coding, faster submission of bills, speedier and denial-free realization of physicians’ medical bills.
Encompassing the entire range of medical procedures
Our specialist medical billing professionals – having in-depth knowledge of the whole gamut of Oral and Maxillofacial services, and their apt codes – are uniquely poised to bill the entire range of medical procedures with a multitude of payors. Following is an exhaustive list of such procedures:
Diagnosis and treatment of chronic facial pain disorders, diagnosis and treatment of benign cysts and tumors, diagnosis and treatment of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, and diagnosis and treatment of dysgnathia (incorrect bite).
Dento-alveolar surgery, and pre-prosthetic surgery – providing better anatomy for the placement of implants, dentures, or other dental prostheses; and diagnosis and treatment oral & head, and neck cancer.
Medical Splint and surgical treatment of sleep apnea, surgery to insert osseo integrated (bone fused) dental implants, maxillofacial implants for attaching craniofacial prostheses and bone anchored hearing aids, and cosmetic surgery limited to the head and neck.
Notably, such procedures have successfully been billed and claimed with leading private insurance carriers such as Unitedhealth Group, Wellpoint Inc.Group, Kaiser Foundation Group, Aetna Group, Humana Group, HCSC Group, Independence Blue Cross Group, and public schemes such as Medicare and Medicaid.
Preferential choice of specialists
Impressed with our Oral and Maxillofacial billers and coders’ all-inclusive portfolios of services, individual physicians, clinics, multispecialty groups, hospitals, and diagnostic centers across the U.S. have retained them for their comprehensive medical billing needs. Significantly, with a thorough knowledge of diverse billing and coding, they can play pivotal role in realization of medical bills, physicians’ medical efficiency, and patient influx and referrals.