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Mental Health Billing Services Georgia, GA

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.

With a vast experience in medical billing and coding, our Georgia medical billers accommodate physician’s individual needs and provide value added services. They have more than 10 years of medical billing experience and have provided back office operations like billing and collections to physicians in major cities like Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Savannah and Athens and also are updated with the ever changing rules and regulations in billing. They have proven their expertise in billing functions like:

  • Electronic and paper claims submission
  • Follow up on denied claims
  • Usage of CPT, ICD-9 and HCPCS codes
  • Tailor made monthly financial report
  • Accounts receivables management

Our billers in Georgia have significantly decreased the number of denied claims and also decreased the amount of days it takes to receive payment either from your patients or from the insurance payer. They can take care of the complexities that befall in the billing process like rejected claims, past due accounts and at the same time send invoices to patients, thus streamlining your medical billing process.

Physicians in Georgia are already aware of the shortage of physicians in the state and one of the best ways to attend to it is focus on patient care while experts focus on your billing.

Our Billers in the state of Georgia are specialized to service medical practices as per the regulations of the state government. Their knowledge and experience has been acquired by years of efforts in perfecting medical billing procedures which they now leverage to help your practice collect more revenue.

The federal government’s effort to reduce healthcare cost can only be supported by physicians in the state of Georgia by optimizing costs and enhancing revenue. Letting a specialist handle your medical billing can help you improve collections by 20%.

Accurate Coding and code audit along with timely insurance follow up and account receivables are the basis on which thesebillers in Georgia guarantee higher profitability for your clinic. Their experience in various software and certification in the medical billing processes will support your practice to grow steadily.

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
  • Marriage counseling
  • Group therapy
  • Nursing home visits
  • Medication management

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.