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Sports Medicine Billing Services Georgia, GA

Components & Challenges inSports Medicine Billing

Sports medicine faces the same indifference from insurance authorities in the US as sports in general do from us: that they are important but not indispensible. This indifference has denied sports medicine the distinction of a specialty across the US.

Sports physicians aren’t educationally distinct from family physicians in a substantial way and a family physician can become a sports physician by applying for a dual credential with insurance authorities. However, when family physicians apply for dual credential, they are denied on the basis that family medical practice and sports medical practice are different disciplines and one can’t become the other or both.

To address these two challenges, now sports medicine is mostly practiced via managed care services to facilitate association with local insurance bodies to help reimbursement of claims. But, managed care service involves assigning a physician to each care recipient, making it necessary, for successful reimbursement, to establish that a treatment was carried out upon the referral of the assigned physician. It also necessitates accurate documentation of all medical and nonmedical details required and familiarity of care providers with resulting complexities of managed care services.

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.

In addition to the above hurdles, sports medicine reimbursement is also subject to all the insurance regulations that apply to other specialties. This causes care providers involved in sports medicine left to negotiate with mounting ARs and losses. Care providers are not in a position to handle this effectively as it requires handling intricate medical and regulatory details, filing claims and following them up for timely reimbursements – things that are outside their area of competency and can be best dealt with if left to experienced billing and coding houses.

Outsourcing to MBC:

MBC, the largest billing and coding consortium in the US, has helped care providers involved in sports medicine reduce their mounting account receivables through accurate handling of details, submission and rigorous follow-ups with insurance officials, ensuring timely reimbursements. MBC’s billing and coding professionals are not just familiar with intricacies of regulatory and medical details but also have sound knowledge of state-specific exceptions which helps them account for the fact that few regulations to an extent may not be uniform across all 50 states of the US.

Our flexible billing and coding service models ensure that they can be adopted by any care provider regardless of size, scale and nature of operations:

Through our Revenue Management Consulting (RCM) service model we can prune your in-house operations stripping out dated and time-consuming procedures and software applications and guide in replacing them with ones that will help you handle the entire billing and coding process with ease and ensure compliance.

However, if you are an independent sports physician and think a setup will only restrict your mobility and access and bring down the fluidity of your operations or you just don’t need in-house billers and coders, our outsourced billing and coding services will work well for you, where you will be able to completely ship out billing and coding responsibilities to us and solely concentrate on your practice as we help you to keep up the inflow of your revenues.

With a network spanning across 50 states in the US, we have helped countless care providers to improve their profitability through accurate preparation, submission and timely reimbursement of claims.