Plastic Surgery Billing Services Nevada, NV
Although plastic surgery is generally indentified as a looks-enhancement medical procedure, in many cases it’s done to address genuine health concerns. And often a singular treatment episode may include both: measures to address health concerns (reconstruction) and improve looks (cosmetic). This tangled nature of plastic surgeries often presents a considerable challenge to patients and surgeons as surgeries done purely for cosmetic purposes are not covered under insurance while the ones performed to address genuine health issues are.
This leads to incorrect verification of insurance entitlement often leading to time spent on preparing claims for surgeries that don’t enjoy insurance eligibility or oversight of components of a surgical treatment that come under insurance coverage. Both instances affect the revenues of the plastic surgeon or the clinic of which he/she is a part.
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.
Outsourcing to MBC:
MBC’s medical billing and coding services cover the entire range of insurance-claim-related requirements for plastic surgery, starting from eligibility verification of the patient to claim submission and post submission follow-ups. With years of experience in dealing with plastic surgery cases in particular and insurance claim preparation and submission in general, our medical billers and coders understand the nature of your organization, its size and scale and bring to you an approach that’s customized to your specific needs. It helps you meet your administrative and technical responsibilities involved in claim preparation and submission and improve your finances.
MBC delivers this both through a consulting model where it helps you to streamline your revenue management cycle by recommending appropriate software applications, helping plug sources of revenue leakages and trainings where required, and also outsource your entire billing and coding responsibilities to MBC.
Some of the popular procedures that our billers and coders recommend could be problem areas in your revenue leakage:
Breast Reconstruction : Although a type of plastic surgery, it is for the most part a complex reconstructive or health-related procedure, where, if the attendant health risks are not adequately addressed, the patient would go through long suffering and be faced with serious health hazards. This being the nature of the surgery, it often presents the physician with the challenge of separating the parts of the procedure that are covered by Medicaid and the parts that aren’t. Our medical billers are coders are adept in handling these complexities and helping you prepare an air-tight claim with minimal chances of denial.
Palatoplasty : A surgery to repair cleft palate, this procedure involves parts that are not purely cosmetic but reconstructive presenting the challenge to physicians or clinicians to identify such parts of the procedure as would be eligible for insurance reimbursement. Our medical billers are coders are skilled in helping you conclusively separate the parts of the procedure that have reconstructive character and therefore insurance eligibility from parts that don’t.
Blepharoplasty : A procedure to correct hooded eyelids, even though it’s cosmetic in nature, it is a surgical correction of a defect with the potential to damage a body part – the eye – and therefore reconstructive in parts at least. We help you identify the reconstructive areas of the procedure to ensure you are reimbursed for them.
Rhinoplasty (nose job): It involves correction of a part of the nose that, if not properly aligned, can affect the functioning of the nose. However, as Rhinoplasty is broadly cosmetic in nature, physicians often overlook this reconstructive element which is eligible for reimbursement.
MBC’s billing and coding professionals have helped health care providers involved in plastic surgery bring down their insurance denial rates substantially leading to timely payment of their services and optimal use of their staff either by helping them to focus solely on healthcare or by providing consultancy services so that they handle their revenue management responsibilities more effectively with the help of appropriate software applications and smoother and easy-to-follow processes.
MBC will help you perform the perfect plastic surgery by taking over what MBC does best so that you have to only do what you do best – surgery.