Similar to other healthcare specialties, an expansion of business has not just brought additional revenues and possibilities but also responsibilities, some of which Teleradiologists could do without:
- Teleradiology, given its data-centric nature, is covered under HIPAA which involves negotiating an intricate maze of medical and nonmedical data to prepare claims and then submit them electronically, which exposes them to considerable risk of claim rejection due to error in handling data
- What further adds to their overhead is that the state laws governing medical malpractice insurance coverage varies from state to state
- Additionally, HIPAA regulations requires Teleradiologists to put in place several IT security related measures to be in compliance
- Time spent on administrative activities, rejected claims and arranging for IT security together leads to misuse of resources and unpaid services, affecting their revenues
Outsourcing Teleradiology Billing to MBC
MBC’s billing and coding services provide you with an end-to-end solution, starting from insurance coverage verification through claim preparation and submission to post submission follow-ups, sparing you the time and effort you spend performing these activities and leaving you to do what you do best.
Our billers and coders in Maryland work with the sole purpose of providing quality medical billing services to physicians. They are dedicated to providing you regular cash flow for your practice since they have an overall understanding of the dynamic nature of healthcare insurance. This knowledge and understanding has come to them as a result of years of training in the state of Maryland.
These billers believe in being close to their physicians to resolve any issues that may spring up and therefore are present in all cities of Maryland like Baltimore, Rockville, Frederick, Gaithersburg and Columbia. Besides they have the required expertise to successfully operate with different specialties across all healthcare practices. Some of the services which our medical billers specializes in are:
Coding with CPT and ICD-9
Electronic submission of claims
Accounts receivable management
Patient billing and collections
Compliance to HIPAA and other rules and regulations