Gastroenterology Billing Services Michigan, MI
Tracing the growth of Gastroenterology
Over the years, gastroenterology has evolved into a highly lucrative practice. While path breaking advances in diagnostic and treatment procedures have helped physicians sustain higher level of clinical quality, progressive increase in patient visits may have made medical billing more stressful. This could have been the reason for frequent instances of your medical claims being delayed, denied, or underpaid for what your payors perceive to be billing errors or insufficient coding.
But, with our proven gastroenterology medical billing at your service, you can expect to mitigate those undesirable instances of delay, denial, or underpayment. Our certified and experienced billing experts are known to have ensured error-free coding, faster submission, and denial-free realization of claims from health insurance carriers across the 50 states in the U.S.
Did you know?
CPT code 43234 (Upper GI simple examination) has been replaced in 2013 by CPT code 43235 (Upper GI includes esophagus, stomach, & either the duodenum and/or jejunum as appropriate; diagnostic)
In 2013 CPT code 43206 is applied for similar purpose as CPT code 88375 (used for optical endomicroscopic imaging) but both are mutually exclusive
Our experts have updated themselves with CPT code 91111 (using capsule endoscopy) revised in 2013 by CPT code 91112 (using wireless capsule endoscopy with pressure measurements)
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.
MBC’s qualitative credentials
Our gastroenterology medical billing services are administered by professionals with a fine blend of qualification and experience. Here is quick glance of our affiliates’ credentials:
Certification from The American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC)
Familiar with medical billing software such as Lytec, Medic, Misys, Medisoft, NextGen, and many more
Trained on coding software such as EncoderPro, FLashcode, CodeLink, etc.
Being able to apply standard CPT, HCPCS procedure and supply codes, and ICD-CM diagnosis coding as per CMS guidelines
Successful track-record of processing medical bills with leading commercial carriers such as United health, WellPoint, Aetna, Humana, HCSC, Blue Cross Group, etc.
Ability to negotiate successfully with Medicare and state-specific Medicaid policies.
MBC billing and coding for diverse procedures
Impressed with pre-qualifications that match the best in the industry, majority of gastroenterology physicians have reposed their firm faith in our billing and coding competencies. Here is an elaborative list of diverse diagnostic and treatment procedures billed, coded, submitted, followed-up, and claimed with multiple health insurance payors:
Biliary malfunction such as acalculous cholecystitis, acalculous cholecystopathy, etc
Colon malfunction such as acute megacolon, amebiasis, angiodysplasia of the colon, bacterial gastroenteritis, etc
Esophagus malfunction such as achalasia, cytomegalovirus esophagitis, esophageal diverticula, etc
Intestinal malfunction afferent loop syndrome, ascariasis, balantidiasis, etc.
Liver malfunction such as acute liver failure, alcoholic fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis, etc.
Pancreas malfunction such as acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic divisum, pancreatic trauma, etc.
Stomach malfunction abdominal compartment syndrome, achlorhydria, acute gastritis, etc.
Systemic diseases such as antibiotic therapy for peritonitis, ascites, chylothorax crohn disease, etc.
Value delivery to physicians
The gastroenterology practitioners who lent preference to our billing and coding competencies – complete with accurate charge-capture, intricate procedure coding, electronic filing of claims, patient billing, multi-tiered appeal process, denial elimination initiatives, and compliance standards – have been able to witness simplification of revenue cycle, appreciable increase in collection rates, more patient inflow and referrals, and Increased avenue for medical research and development.
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