Primary Care Billing Services Florida, FL
If there is one group of medical practitioners that require professional medical billing services more, it is the Primary Care physicians. Limited scope of their medical services, larger composition of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, adversely impacting healthcare reforms, and highly stringent insurance reimbursement environment have begun to question their ability to sustain, leave alone the thought of either enabling in-house medical practices or availing outside medical billing management services. But, because majority of their patient base is linked to health insurance of some kind or the other, it becomes inevitable that they perform or get their medical billing submission and realization done by competent medical billing specialists.
How do our medical billing experts support Primary Care physicians?
When the question of providing competent and efficient medical billing services arises, our name (Medicalbillersandcoders.com) invariably comes to the fore. Being the largest consortium of medical billers in the US, we have the number and efficiency that Primary Care medical billing demands. Further, because of voluminous operations, the fees tend to be highly affordable without any deterioration in quality of services. Consequently, physicians are able to achieve operational efficiency and revenue maximization through denial-free and delay-free realization of their claims on medical bills.
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.
Outsourced primary care billing and coding services founded on sound credentials
Such an unwavering commitment to quality is inspired by ‘best practices’ in medical billing management, which are founded on a set of pre-qualifications:
Certified by American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC): Our Primary Care Medical Billing Specialists are certified by the authority on Medical Billing and Coding, American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC). Therefore, they always carry the stamp of authorization.
Application of Advanced Technology Interface comprising the use of latest medical billing softwares such as Lytec, Medic, Misys, Medisoft, NextGen, IDX, etc., and the use of latest coding softwares such as EncoderPro, FLashcode and CodeLink for coding diverse medical services administered by physicians
Proficiency in applying standard CPT, HCPCS procedure and supply codes, and ICD-CM diagnosis coding as per CMS guidelines and HIPAA compliant medical reporting
Possessing a successful track-record of processing medical bills with the leading private insurance carriers such as United health, Wellpoint, Aetna, Humana, HCSC, Blue Cross Group, and public health insurance schemes: Medicare and Medicaid
Having a ready set of pre-qualifications at their disposal, our Primary Care billing Professionals regularly accomplish apt CPT coding and modifying for mitigating undesirable audit exposures leading to claim disqualification or resubmission.
Improving RCM through pro-active intervention
Thus, infusing qualitative elements to a comprehensive and sequential methodology in medical 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 – we ensure:
Reduction in Operational Expenditure
Faster Realization of Account Receivables
Compliant and Efficient Billing Practices
Regular QA Checking
Reduced Audit Risks
Additionally, along with the pre-qualifications for the prevailing system of medical billing management, our Primary Care medical billing specialists are pro-actively equipped to help you make a smooth transition to the ensuing ICD-10 system of coding compliance, and HIPAA 5010 for medical record reporting and patient privacy.