Physical Therapy Billing Services New York, NY
Physical therapy services, owing to their inherent nature, have often been found to be elusive while billing for medical reimbursement. Unless medically deemed fit, these services cannot be billed for reimbursement. Consequently, physicians are apprehensive of undertaking certain services that might deprive them of reimbursement for medical services.
How does medical billing and coding support aid in Physical Therapy reimbursement?
Despite the healthcare providers’ pre-emptive scrutiny in determining eligibility for medical reimbursement, they may not always be successful in segregating ineligible cases due to their preoccupation with focused medical care as well as somewhat uncertain nature of this specialty-specific billing and coding.
Medicalbillersandcoders.com, the largest consortium of medical billers in the US, are known for accurate screening for deciding the eligibility of certain services for reimbursement. Such an efficient screening is indispensible for mitigating adverse impact on revenues from reimbursement. Laying a firm foundation for a comprehensive and efficient billing reimbursement solution, our Physical Therapy billing Specialists establish a well-phased system for an efficient claim submission and realization.
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.
Value-Added Process to Optimize Reimbursement
Our Physical Therapy Billing and coding solutions include the following process:
Setting up HIPAA compliant patient privacy reporting on any EMR software of your choice. Coupled with the compliant reporting, EMR system also ensures accurate charge-capture, which is crucial to billing and coding. Compliant EMR system – which runs on latest technology platforms – apart from ensuring operational efficiency, could also earn incentives for adhering to accepted level of compliance.
Having a compliant patient medical record at their disposal, our billing experts apply appropriate CPT codes for corresponding services. Ingenuity in applying diverse codes: CPT code 97110 for therapeutic procedure on one or more areas to develop strength and endurance, range of motion and flexibility; CPT code 97112 for neuromuscular re-education of movement, balance, coordination, kinesthetic sense, posture, and/or proprioception for sitting and or standing activities; CPT code 97116 for gait training including stair climbing; CPT code 97124 for massage, including stroking, compression, and percussion; CPT code 97140 for manual therapy techniques comprising mobilization/manipulation; CPT code 97150 for therapeutic procedure on group of 2 or more individuals. Application of suitable modifiers: modifier GP for service rendered by a l therapist, and modifier 59 for distinct procedural service. Such an ingenious coding system is precursor to an efficient claim submission devoid of any external audit issues
Finally, having submitted claims for reimbursement, our billing professionals set up a follow up system for expediting reimbursement of medical bills.
Billing Across Multiple Specialties
Employing a sequential system for claim submission and realization, our billing services have the capability to undertake medical bill submission and claim-realization for diverse specialty-specific Physical Therapy services such as:
Iontophoresis, electrotherapy and body massaging
Consequent to such best practices in billing management, physicians would be able to efficiently realize their claims with a portfolio of leading private insurance carriers such as United health, Wellpoint, Aetna, Humana, HCSC, Blue Cross Group, and public health insurance schemes such as Medicare and Medicaid.
MBC's unique combination of expertise and experience
Having a competent set of pre-qualification – certificated by the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC); proficient in using advanced medical billing software such as Lytec, Medic, Misys, Medisoft, NextGen, IDX; application of latest coding software such as EncoderPro, FLashcode and CodeLink; and expert at applying standard CPT, HCPCS procedure and supply codes, and ICD-CM diagnosis codes – and a proactive outlook to ICD-10 and HIPAA 5010 transition, our Physical Therapy billing experts promise to be an integrated solution for operational efficiency and revenue maximization. Therefore, physicians can be assured of much needed relief from complexities in medical billing.