Ambulatory Surgical Centers Billing Services Nevada, NV
Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) play a vital role in providing same day surgical care; however, the changing landscape of the US healthcare industry has cropped up various challenges for this industry. These centers are not only struggling with fluctuating reimbursement rates but physicians’ shift towards hospital employment and pressure to provide cost-effective care has also increased their woes. The number of ASC facilities in the US has remained static for the last few years as many such centers are closing down or merging with hospitals due to revenue issues.
ASC Key Statistics
According to RemitDATA, denials are causing financial pressure on ASCs with New York being the top state with highest denial rates (37%) for such surgery centers. Georgia comes second (27%) and Kentucky is on the third spot (22%)
According to HealthCare Appraisers 2013 ASC Valuation Survey, during 2012-2013, around 54% ASC management companies witnessed an increase in acquisition activities
According to a Provista Report of ASC Survey Findings, reimbursement is the biggest challenge faced by ambulatory surgical centers
The physicians in the state of Nevada have been serviced by the most efficient medical billers, coders and accounts receivables specialist for a decade now. They employ the latest technology and personalized services so as to ensure that physicians in cities such as Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Reno and Paradise receive appropriate compensation for the services provided.
With the ever changing nature of the healthcare industry, our medical billers and coders have experience in handling problems first and work closely with your staff to make your practice realize its full potential. Some of the functions of medical billing which our billers provide are:
Patient demographics, registration and charge entry
Coding with CPT, ICD-10 and HCPS coding
Electronic claims transmission
Accounts receivable management
Reports on a monthly basis
Our medical billers and coders stationed in Nevada have worked with all payers and have the experience to guide your practice through the highest compensation while providing highest quality of care. They manage some of the highest payers such as Aetna, Assurant Health, BCBS of Nevada, Humana Insurance Company and United Healthcare.
Value Our Nevada Billers Bring :
Experienced in insurance collections, which can be a tedious job, is performed efficiently by our medical coders and billers compared to someone who lacks experience in this area. They also know how important well-timed insurance collections are for the doctor as well as the patient. By using Electronic Medical Record that is competent, our medical billers and coders are speedy in patient statement processing which can be a rising encumbrance because of the increasing demand for medical services. Our medical coders and billers at medicalbillersandcoders.com also have solid relationships with key insurance companies all over the nation and the state so that any setbacks or mistakes can be avoided when dealing with insurance matters such as revenue cycle management and in claims denial.
Billing and coding services offered by our billers and coders are a combination of specialized professionals with wide ranging talents such as patient statements processing, fee schedules evaluation, claims management, insurance collections, and the ability to establish effective relationships with patients and insurance companies and know-how of patient accounting software . With exhaustive comprehension of the medical billing and coding and observance of HIPAA guidelines that our coders have, it would become easier for physicians to make sure that income and quality of patient services is not affected due to mistakes in medical coding and billing.
Our Specialties :
They also specialize in various branches of medicine as far as medical billing and coding services are concerned and some of the areas of expertise include Optometry, Family Practice, chiropractic, OB Gyn, Physical Therapy, oncology, Pediatrics, urology, and Hospitalist Billing. All the medical billers and coders at medicalbillersandcoders.com are familiar with ICD9 and CPT Coding which make them preferable choices for physicians.
Our Software Experience :
Our medical billing and coding services provide physicians all across Nevada with efficient EMR software such as Medisoft, Misys Tiger, Eclinicalworks, Advance MD, GE Centricity, and Altapoint. These can ensure that physicians and hospitals get quick reimbursements and do not have through go through a lot of paperwork.
Difficulties & Challenges Nevada physicians Face :
Nevada is a state that has more than its fair share of problems as far as health care is concerned since it is one of the worst ranked for doctor-patient ratio. This means that physicians and health care providers including emergency clinics are facing patients en masse and this deluge will increase with the health care reform law is completely implemented.
Physician shortage being an enormous difficulty in Nevada, the increasing number of patients in the future would mean requirement of knowledgeable and skilled medical billers and coders. Furthermore, lesser claim denials could be likely due to the health reform which makes it vital that you have a perfect and professional team of medical billers and coders. Our expert medical billers and coders are efficient in quality revenue cycle management services across almost all the counties and cities in Nevada and not just large cities such as Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Reno and Paradise.
This state also faces numerous other challenges which often result in negative repercussions for physicians and other health care providers. These challenges include high unemployment, and high number of elderly population. Our medical billers and coders can efficiently assist doctors and health service providers by providing services such as insurance collections, patient statements processing, claims management, fee schedules evaluation, and the capability to establish effective relationships with patients in addition to insurance companies and skill in patient accounting software.
It has become important for ACSs to meet the competition from hospitals that are equipped with the latest tools and systems for quality care provision. They are under pressure to meet patient and physician demands, while struggling with financial and administrative challenges on a day-to-day basis.
Our expert team of coders and billers have been assisting ASCs across all 50 states in the US survive challenges brought in by healthcare reforms. With our 15+ years of experience in the medical billing domain, we have helped such centers combat top five challenges:
Getting maximum payment from insurance companies
Compliance with Healthcare Reforms
Accounts Receivable Recovery
Our billing professionals not only specialize in ASC coding and billing but also incorporate the knowledge throughout the process for offering end-to-end solutions. They are adept at handling the following services for ambulatory surgical centers:
Tracking deductibles, co-payments and fee schedules
Error-free coding and code audit checks
Generation of patient statements
Reducing denials through effective denial management solutions
Offering custom reports to helps ASCs identify reasons
With our proven ASC medical billing services, many surgical centers across the country have overcome denials and underpayments. From error-free claims submission and rigorous follow-ups to denial management, appeals and compliance to HIPAA and other reforms, our billing professionals offer comprehensive solutions. Our coders are updated with the latest changes in ASC coding and make use of the latest software to deliver quality solutions.
Why is MBC the Best Choice for ASC Billing?
We take pride in our team of billing experts who are well-versed in revenue challenges concerning ASCs. Our expertise in ASC billing helps us deliver top quality services in the industry. We have ASC -specialized coders with certification from the AAPC (American Association of Professional Coders) who ensure error-free application of codes for maximum revenue. Our company has well-trained AR callers who work vigorously to procure maximum payments from insurance companies. Our 24/7 best-in-class customer services helps us ensure high standards of client satisfaction.
Helping ASCs Save More and Spend Less
ASCs avail our end-to-end billing and RCM solutions to ensure a steady flow of income, streamline revenue cycle and enhanced workflow. Our team of billing experts brings them maximum revenue for rendered services, enabling them to invest in latest equipment, tools and systems for procedures such as endoscopy. MBC’s comprehensive billing and coding solutions help such centers reduce the impact of ageing population on the demand for surgical procedures.
We understand the importance of ASCs in mitigating the impact of aging population on shortage of surgery workforce. By maximizing revenue and minimizing claim Denials, we help ASCs retain their autonomy and keep working they way they must.