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Nevada, NV Durable Medical Equipment Billing Services

When it comes to Durable Medical Equipment (DME) reimbursement, the difficulty lies in the fact that they don’t form a complete treatment episode but a part of it and their necessity for a treatment episode depends on the physician’s recommendation. This dependency makes reimbursement of DME incidents complicated necessitating additional paperwork to record and establish their necessity for a treatment episode.

Additionally, seen from a DME reimbursement standpoint, ailments are not covered by Medicaid or Medicare as such but only such ailments as are treated with the use of DME devices. Sleep disorder is a point in case. There are various sleep disorders but only such sleep disorders are reimbursed as are treated by the use of CPAP that enjoy insurance coverage under Medicaid.

If we simplify the above facts regarding DME from a reimbursement point of view, two deductions will spring up:

  • The need to establish the necessity of a DME device within a treatment episode
  • Knowledge of the devices that are covered

The second requirement is more complicated than it looks; its coverage eligibility is circumstantial. For example, a wheel chair will be covered only when used exclusively for a permanently disabled nursing facility resident and if not included in the nursing facility per diem rates.

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
  • Payment posting
  • 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.

Outsourcing to MBC:

MBC can simplify the situation for you:

  • Our team of billers and coders have years of experience in handling DME documentation starting from the beginning to the end of a medical episode.
  • Our billers and coders can help you develop a physiological description of the client’s disease, injury, impairment, etc, and other requirements, including videos and photographs to demonstrate the client’s impairments and ability to use the equipment.
  • Our DME billers and coders can help you with the entire set of reimbursement administrative activities starting from accurate identification of the instances eligible for reimbursement through preparation of claims to submitting them.

Depending on the size and need of your set up, you can choose any service model you want. If you are an independent physician without an in-house team of billers and coders nor any need for it, you can choose our outsourced billing and coding services and we would take care of the complete range of billing and coding responsibilities for you, including preparing claims using appropriate codes and other medical details, submitting them and following up with insurance authorities for their timely reimbursement.

If you are a bigger set up with an in-house team of people handling billing and coding for you who are struggling with long-drawn procedures, bumbling software applications and medical and procedural intricacies leading to rejected claims, all your in-house operations need is streaming up of your billing processes. Our Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) consulting model can help you. We will conduct a thorough study of your operations and strip out cumbersome processes and replace them with leaner and efficient ones, identify where your in-house staff need training and help train them and recommend appropriate software applications that will be easy to use, compatible with your environment and will help you be in Medicaid and Medicare compliance more easily and seamlessly than the ones you have today.

Benefits to Our Physicians:

Through both outsourcing and consulting services, we have helped physicians, hospitals and nursing homes across all states of the US improve their revenues and time that was spent earlier on nonmedical activities. We have been able to achieve this by improving the number of reimbursed claims, ensuring their timely payment and sparing their staff nonmedical administrative activities.

Our success with DME claim turn around doesn’t just include reimbursement of fresh submissions but also resubmissions made following rejections. Our billers and coders are experienced enough to assess and address reasons for rejections and where possible resubmit claims and ensure their reimbursement by Medicaid and Medicare, helping healthcare providers avoid having to deal with an unresponsive and lumbering post-submission process which often gives them a hard time.

The highlights of our services have collectively helped healthcare providers overcome the problems associated with DME devices and concentrate on delivery of care.

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