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New Jersey, NJ 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.

Our medical billers and coders stationed in New Jersey, provide physicians with the latest in reimbursement strategies and government updates in terms of healthcare industry. Their presence across all major cities such as Newark, Jersey City, Patterson, Elizabeth and Edison offer Physicians options to locate well trained Medical Billers and coders easily.

These medical billers are equipped to reduce your overhead as well as perform complex administrative tasks. Their services guarantee many advantages and can help you to:

  • Reduced overheads
  • Patient eligibility verification in real time
  • Expedite payments
  • Reduction of rejected claims but follow up on them as well
  • Increased productivity of in-house team
  • Collection of overdue claims

The state of New Jersey happens to be the most densely populated and wealthiest state in United States, those are the real indicators of why healthcare is sprawling in the state. Thus, the growing need for number of physicians and a lot of medical billing specialists to support these practices is far from being fulfilled.

These Billers are well acquainted with the payers’ community in New Jersey and track major reasons for denials and plug these avenues of revenue loss first. Their detailed analysis helps you to collect more revenue as per your specialty and maintain high collections regularly.

Value Our New Jersey Billers Bring :

Our New Jersey medical billers and coders also provide practice management software that ensures that physicians can keep up with the latest health care IT reforms and improvements. They are experienced in the field of patient statements processing, claims management, fee schedules evaluation, insurance collections, and the capability of establishing effective relationships with insurance companies and patients.

Our medical billing and coding team is experienced in insurance collections which can be a tiresome job for a medical biller who lacks experience in this area. They also know how vital timely insurance collections are for the doctors.

By using EMR software that is efficient, our medical billers and coders take minimal amount of time for patient statement processing which can be an increasing burden because of the growing requirement for medical services.

Medical coders and billers at medicalbillersandcoders.com also have professional relationships with key insurance companies across New Jersey so that any setback or errors in claims management can be circumvented in right in the beginning.

Our Specialties:

The services of medical coding and billing that are provided are not limited to big cities such as Newark, Jersey City, Patterson, Elizabeth and Edison but also all other counties in the state. Moreover, our coders and billers specialize in all the branches of medicine such as Optometry, chiropractic, OB Gyn, Pediatrics, oncology, urology, Family Practice 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 and health care providers. Many of our medical billers and coders also offer value added services through specific services such as evaluating fee schedules, helping you prepare online super bills and diagnosing the key grounds for denials.

Our Software Experience:

In New Jersey many physicians are finding it a difficult to digitize their practice and switch to EMRs which would be part of the health care reform. Our medical billers and coders are specialized and experienced in a wide range of software which offers you a choice of the most efficient and updated Medical Billers and coders trained on the latest EMR systems in the market.

These include Medisoft, Misys Tiger, Eclinicalworks, Advance MD, GE Centricity and Altapoint. These EMR would ensure that your office productivity is increased along with the efficiency of the services that you provide as a physician to your patients.

Problems New Jersey Physicians Face :

New Jersey has the highest density of population in the United States and the low rate of physicians who are starting to adopt Electronic Medical Records would mean that health care providers would be scrambling to meet the adoption deadlines.

The billing and coding services assist physicians with various EMRs and are experienced with specialized knowledge about the changes related to medical billing, coding, HIPAA guidelines, denial management, patient statement processing, claims management and ability to have long term and effective relationships with patients and insurance companies.

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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