Family Practice Billing Services Michigan, MI
Going by the recent statistical result – 208 million visits to family physicians each year – the relevance of family medicine to the U.S. health care system had never been more pronounced. Family Physicians – delivering a range of acute, chronic and preventive medical care services – have a patient base unmatched by any other medical specialty. Family Medicine’s enormous reach entails judicious billing and coding for optimum reimbursement of medical bills, absence of which will adversely impact physicians’ revenues and medical efficiency, and the healthcare system at large.
Fortunately, Family Physicians can fall back on qualified and experienced billers and coders – certified by AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders), well versed in ICD-9, CPT and HCPCS coding based on CMS and AMA guidelines, and HIPAA privacy compliance– to mitigate such an adverse scenario. Our billers and coders, who fit the bill, have been favorites of a majority of leading Family Physicians, clinics, diagnostic centers, and hospitals.
Did you know?
Family Practitioners using consultation CPT Codes 90241 to 99248, will be accepted by commercial payers but not be accepted by Medicare; hence Family Practitioners engaging Medicare Patients should be aware of this fact to avoid denials.
Family Practitioners providing an office visit take a decision of surgery on the same day; need to use modifier 57 for the decision of surgery in order to be reimbursed.
E&M Modifiers 24, 25 and 57 if used accurately provide 100% reimbursement- to Family Practitioners providing any additional service to patients along with an office visit. Hence Family Practitioners can benefit with maximum reimbursements; by making optimal use of these modifiers.
Our medical billers in Michigan can specifically customize their billing processes to meet your requirements. We have a reach in almost all the major cities of Michigan such as Detroit, Grand Rapids, Warren, Sterling Heights and Flint.
It has always been the goal of our medical billers and coders to provide better Medical Billing Services which exceed your expectations. They can provide you with a platform for electronic medical billing and also suggest easy to use software. Installing a Practice Management Software and help you set up your workflow so that you can keep a track of your billing. Some of the services which they specialize in are:
Patient demographics entry and insurance verification
Account receivables management
Physician credentialing where required
Customized reports on revenue collections
Code audits for ethically maximizing revenues
Our medical billers and coders can help you focus on patient care in your practice rather than on paperwork or your administrative staff. They can also guarantee you constant cash flow without leaves or downtime.
The goal of our billers and coders in Michigan, one of the states with the best medical billing and coding schools is to provide you experienced and well trained resource so as strengthen the growth process of your clinic. These medical billers and coders are experienced and trained in numerous areas such as denial management, medical claims processing, medical collection, and medical claims examination.
Value Our Michigan Billers Bring:
Our medical billers and coders are experienced in insurance collections which can be a tedious job for someone who lacks experience in this area. They also understand how critical timely insurance collections are for the physician as well as the patient. Our medical coders and billers at medicalbillersandcoders.com also have solid relationships with key insurance payers, like BCBS, United Health, Workers Comp and government payers across Michigan. These daily interactions with payers ensure that delays or errors in claims management can be avoided.
The skill of our billers is enormous and includes but is not limited to Past Due Collections, Electronic Medical claim filing, Medicare Audit Protection, coding and diagnosis analysis for highest permissible reimbursement, custom-made accounts receivable reports, revenue cycle financial analysis, electronic claims submissions, patient statements and patient-centric support, denials management and payment posting, committed and persistent insurance follow-up, provider enrollment support, and standardized reporting. Moreover our billers are compliant with HIPAA guidelines and are updated with all industry updates through medicalbillerandcoders.com.
Our team of medical billers and coders has experience in various areas of specialization such as Physical Therapy, neurology, occupational health, Family Practice, OB Gyn, Hospitalist Billing and numerous other areas. This in-depth knowledge makes them ideal for catering to your requirement of medical coders and billers who can perform in almost every specialized area of medicine. Their experience and relationship across all kinds of payers helps your clinic collect better revenues.
Our Software Experience:
These billers and coders are also proficient in using various EMR software and can ensure a paperless and quick revenue cycle management. Some of the EMR software that our medical billers and coders are proficient in include Medisoft, Misys Tiger, Eclinicalworks, Advance MD, GE Centricity, and Altapoint. These software ensure quick reimbursement for the services that you provide, a paperless environment, and increased revenue because of the accuracy and professionalism of our billers and coders.
Problems & Challenges Michigan Physicians Face:
Michigan is one of the better ranked states in the United States as far as health care is concerned but some problems such as lack of adequate nursing home care and lack of chronic care measures implicate increased number of doctor-patient encounters in the future, as steps are taken to provide insurance to the majority of population. To meet this demand for health care services, our medical billers and coders not only operate in big cities such as Detroit, Grand Rapids, Warren, Sterling Heights and Flint but also in all other counties, smaller cities, and towns in Michigan.
The most common challenges faced by physicians in big cities such as Detroit and Grand Rapids are underperforming accounts receivables or claims denial and collections. Both these situations might lead to diminished revenue. Our billers offer the solutions to these problems by streamlining the denial management process and offering services such as integrated medical billing with EMR. These Billing specialists believe in providing many other value added services such as sending patient statements and processing refunds to Medicare in order to preserve your practice from RAC audits.
Ideally Phasing Family Medicine Medical Reimbursement Cycle
Traversing the comprehensive procedures involved in billing and coding, our Family Medicine reimbursement experts have been known for their ideal phasing of reimbursement process into:
Primary Phase- Patient enrolling, insurance verification and authorization are carried out.
Secondary Phase- Billing Family Physicians’ diverse services are translated into honest bills using advanced medical billing softwares such as Lytec, Medic, Misys, Medisoft, and NextGen.
Tertiary Phase- Family Medicine billing and coding experts translate aptly billed diverse services – acute, chronic and preventive medical care services; diagnosis and treatment of internal illness, preventive care, including routine checkups, health-risk assessments, immunization and screening tests; personalized counseling on maintaining a healthy lifestyle; treatment of chronic illness, often in coordination with other subspecialists; and prenatal care services – into complying codes (as per AMA and CMS guidelines)for error-free, denial-free, and optimum reimbursement of Family Physicians’ Medical bills.
There has also been diligent application of suitable modifiers to mitigate undesirable return of claimsform insurance carriers. Consequently, there has been a successful track-record of processing Family Medicine bills with the leading private insurance carriers such as Unitedhealth, Wellpoint, Aetna, Humana, HCSC, Blue Cross Group, and Government sponsored Medicare and Medicaid as well.
With the sole objective of achieving maximum end-to-end Family Medicine services claim reimbursement, our Family Medicine Coding and Billing Specialists set themselves high standards in professional efficiency. Having to meet the Family Medicine Practitioners’ expectancy level amidst stringent coding and billing system, our professionals continually upgrade their competence to match ‘best practices in medical coding and billing’ for Family Medicine services.
Family Medicine physicians who opted for outsourcing their medical billing with our efficient billing and coding services, have stood to gain in terms of revenues, patient influx and referrals, and benchmarking their medical efficiency.
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