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Orthopedic Billing Services Florida, FL

MBC billers, specializing in orthopedic billing, understand your pain-points better than anyone else. That is why they are continuously evolving with billing reforms and technology so that there would be fewer claim rejections. As a result, they can be expected to perform a host of services such as:

  • Assigning correct and accurate codes to multiple procedures
  • Providing both electronic and paper billing
  • Regular code audit checks to apply appropriate codes
  • Analyzing accounts to prevent blockages in cash flows
  • Follow up with payers for pending payouts
  • Generating daily, weekly and monthly financial reporting

Did you know?

  • While billing for CPT code A5500 (diabetic shoe fitting and modification left and right foot) use of the KX modifier is mandatory in order to be reimbursed.
  • Our team is aware of the importance of the KX modifier for CPT code L3030 (foot inserts removable) in order to avoid rejection from payers - L3030LTKX (left foot) and L3030RTKX (right foot).
  • Our experts understand that modifier RT & LT is not applicable while billing for CPT code 97597 (Removal of devitalized tissue) for up to 20 square centimeters, irrespective of left or right foot.

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.

Our Specialties:

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.

Effective and streamlined coding

Special attention is given to coding so as to make billing error-free. Orthopedic practices may be required to perform numerous clinical activities: non-surgical orthopedics such as physiotherapy, chiropractic, occupational therapy, podiatry, and kinesiology; surgical orthopedics such as hand surgery, shoulder and elbow surgery, total joint reconstruction (arthroplasty), pediatric orthopedics, foot and ankle surgery, spine surgery, musculoskeletal oncology, surgical sports medicine, and orthopedic trauma. Given the high-cost value of these procedures, it is critical to have them accurately coded so as to avoid being denied or underpaid for coding inaccuracy. Our coders, knowledgeable of the entire coding system, can ensure highest coding accuracy.

Impeccable billing and coding credentials

Our orthopedic billing services are driven by specialists who have an impressive repertoire of credentials. Here is quick glance of our affiliates’ 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.

Improving your revenue management cycle through pertinent intervention

Traversing a sequential order – patient enrollment, scheduling, insurance verification, insurance authorizations, scheduling and re-scheduling, coding, billing and reconciling of accounts – our medical billing process can add value in terms of simplicity in submission and retrieval of documents, pre-audit on coding, real-time report generation, application of suitable modifiers, etc.

Thus, our medical billing service – complete with accurate charge-capture, intricate procedure coding, electronic filing of claims, patient billing, multi-tiered appeal process, denial elimination initiatives, and compliance standards – is the prescription for simplification of your revenue cycle, appreciable increase in collection rates, more patient inflow and referrals, and increased avenue for medical research and development.

Quite expectedly, orthopedic physicians who have chosen to engage our billing specialists have been able to make the crucial value-additions: appreciation in practice revenues and clinical efficiency.