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Mental Health Billing Services New York, NY

Our billers ensure that the Documentation for individual Psychotherapy includes the patient's capacity to participate in and benefit from Psychotherapy. The estimated duration of treatment in terms of number of sessions are specified. The medical record documents that the treatment is expected to improve the health status or function of the patient. Target symptoms, goals of therapy, response to therapy, and methods of monitoring outcome have been documented.

Our billers ensure that the Documentation for group Psychotherapy indicates that cognitive skills, such as behavior modification, supportive interactions, and discussion of reality were applied to produce therapeutic change. The record documents the person's participation and an evaluation of its benefit or lack thereof.

Physicians in New York are increasingly preferring to have professional Medical billers and coders manage their billing process. Numerous physicians have observed that the cost of maintaining these professionals can be very high too thus an increasing trend in looking out for expert billers locally who may or may not be associated with the practice full time.

With an average of 10 years of medical billing and coding experience, our certified billers are available to service your practice in any city of New York including the New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers and Syracuse.

They help practices protect patient information, minimize interruptions in cash flow by due to staff turnover and absences, elimination of backlogs and providing continuity of revenue collections. You can count on them for medical billing and coding services where they can help you to:

  • Increase revenue steadily
  • Faster claims processing as they are dedicated to billing not multi-tasking
  • Follow up on rejected or partially paid claims
  • Consulting in coding to increase revenue through better code utilization
  • Adopting best Medical Billing practices and recovering collections quickly

The requirement of billers and coders in the New York City area as well as the Trio-State region is swelling and procurement is becoming increasingly difficult in the expensive state of New York.

As stated by the United States Bureau of Statistics, there will be a severe shortage of almost 50,000 medical billers and coders by the year 2015. Since we already have the largest number of billers in New York, you can locate a biller of your choice in almost all the major cities.

Our Billers in the state of New York are specialized to service medical practices as per the regulations of the state government. Their knowledge and experience has been acquired by years of efforts in perfecting medical billing procedures which they now leverage to help your practice collect more revenue.

The federal government’s effort to reduce healthcare cost can only be supported by physicians in the state of New York by optimizing costs and enhancing revenue. Letting a specialist handle your medical billing can help you improve collections by 20%.

Accurate Coding and code audit along with timely insurance follow up and account receivables are the basis on which thesebillers in New York guarantee higher profitability for your clinic. Their experience in various software and certification in the medical billing processes will support your practice to grow steadily.

Pain Points -

There are three categories of errors most commonly noted in psychotherapy review; Non- documentation, Non-covered services, and Not Medically Necessary services. Listed below are examples of errors we see under each category.

1. Non-documentation / Insufficient Documentation

  • No medical records received for services billed.
  • Insufficient documentation to support level of care billed.
  • No documentation of face-to-face time spent with patient.
  • No documentation of Psychotherapy interventions used and the patient's response to those interventions.
  • Billing provider’s active participation in the service rendered not clearly documented.

2. Non-covered Services

  • Unlicensed individuals performing Psychotherapy services

3. Not Medically Necessary Services

  • No documentation of the patient's capacity to participate in and benefit from Psychotherapy medical record does not indicate expected improvement in the health status or function of the patient.

With years of experience in handling Mental Health Billing, our billers are professionally trained to handle billing processes for all Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Psychiatric Social Worker, and Psychoanalysts.

So no matter which of these your practice specializes in, our billers will be able to cater to your Billing requirements. They understand the nitty-gritty of Mental health billing and support claims for

  • Both initial visits & established visits
  • Family therapy with the patient present
  • Family therapy without the patient present
  • Marriage counseling
  • Group therapy
  • Nursing home visits
  • Medication management

Their expertise in Billing Medications, Psychological Testing, EAP Visits, using appropriate Modifiers can not be questioned for practicing Mental Health billing for several years. Our billers have a history of servicing mental health organizations with their Authorizations and referrals and participating in Medicare & Medicaid as well as commercial insurance payers.

These billers are attuned to submitting and tracking workers comp claims and handle all ICD10 codes & CPT Codes for Mental Health practices. Our billers have come together and deciphered reasons for the most common denials for mental health practices which help practices like yours to optimize their revenue cycle management.