Plastic Surgery Billing Services Oklahoma, OK
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.
Our Oklahoma medical billers and coders can ensure that your facility gains a steady growth through proper medical billing and claims management processes. They offer effective medical billing solutions for every kind of practice, physician groups, clinics as well as hospitals.
Our medical billers dynamically operate through all major cities such as Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Norman, Lawton and Broken Arrow. They provide customized billing solutions, are adept in handling core medical billing issues and provide services such as:
Accurate submission of claims which leads to improved cash flow
Accounts receivable management
Follow up on denied and rejected claims
Physician credentialing if necessary
Reduction in over all costs
Most of healthcare in the state of Oklahoma is covered by the federal government’s initiative to have affordable healthcare for all. Handling various payer requirements and keeping oneself updated is not easy. Medical Billers and Coders in our consortium would go out of their way to update themselves and the practice they work for.
Value Our Oklahoma Billers Bring :
The presence of Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialists (CMRS) among our billers also means that the claims paying process is smooth and you receive professional services including ICD10, CPT4 and HCPCS Coding, Medical Terminology, Insurance claims and billing, appeals and denials, fraud and abuse, HIPAA, OIG Compliance, information and web technology, and reimbursement.
The presence of certified and professional billers and coders means that you would not only get the best services in this field but also increase your revenue and quality even under increasing work pressure. Moreover this expertise and certification ensures better transparency and offer options which integrate without a glitch with your practice’s processes and not necessitate major changes or realignment in your practice.
Our billers use accurate CPT and ICD-10 codes which help in enhancing your revenue and reduce errors leading to denials. The in-depth knowledge of the latest health care reforms and practices makes our billers more efficient and productive compared to novices in this field.
In Oklahoma about 40% of medical billers and coders work in Oklahoma City but our billers can provide services to health care providers in other cities such as Tulsa, Lawton, Edmond, Enid, Stillwater, Midwest City, Moore and almost all other cities and smaller towns.
With such a wide variety of choices and specialties, our medical billers are capable of customizing according to your need without comprising quality. These medical billers and coders are Certified Professional Coder and some of them even have CCS certification. These certifications enable our coders and billers to keep up and comprehend the changing health care requirements. These certifications also enable physicians to trust their years of experience while making sure they are taking efforts to update themselves. Moreover, sometimes these billers and coders also offer consultancy as a value added service.
Our Specialties :
These Billers are experts in Denial Management, they specialize in account receivables as they understand the reasons for denials and try to prevent them right in the beginning. Moreover, our billers have more than two decades of experience in specialties such as behavioral health and anesthesiology.
Our Software Experience :
Our billers and coders are not only HIPAA compliant but also possess various software skills needed for Electronic Medical Billing and Coding. These include Medisoft, Misys Tiger, Eclinicalworks,Advance MD, GE Centricity, and Altapoint. Such software can be used in medical fields such as emergency room departments, home health care agencies, and hospitals. The software provides many benefits such as simpler accounting, security, collections tracking systems, medical billing management, creation of super bills, and numerous other tasks associated with Practice Management and Practice Workflow.
Problems Oklahoma Physicians Face :
Oklahoma physicians are dealing with numerous problems such as increased doctor-patient encounters and shortage of doctors, and these would worsen when the health care reforms come into full effect. This would mean that doctors would require experienced medical billing and coding specialists for denial management, ensure timely reimbursement, and compliance with HIPAA guidelines. Our billers at medicalbillersandcoders.com can ensure that these objectives are met in a timely and productive manner.
These billers would help you streamline your medical billing requirements in Oklahoma locally and their expertise in your specialty can optimize revenue easily.
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.