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Cardiology Billing Services Tennessee, TN

The research advancement in diagnosis and treatment procedures of cardiac ailments has meant a higher degree of vigilance for physicians. Having to cope with advancement of cardiac care standards, physicians rarely find time and resources that can manage billing and coding of their services. Consequently, the service of certified and experienced billing and coding professionals becomes crucial to appreciation in physicians’ revenue generation, patient inflow and referrals, and efficiency. Our experts specializing in cardiology billing and coding services – who are certified, tech-savvy, experienced and efficient – have been critical to error-free and denial-free billing and coding services resulting in unprecedented increase in medical bill reimbursements.

Preferential Choice

An extensive coverage of billing and coding for cardiology specialties like – General Clinical, Interventional, Nuclear Specialty, Heart Failure, Transplant and surgery– has been pivotal and our billers and coders have been the preferential choice of physicians, clinics, multispecialty groups, hospitals, and diagnostic centers across the nation.

Did you Know?
  • Our team understands that Cardiology-specific CPT codes such as 93451, 93456, and 93503 are not allowed to be attached with modifier 51
  • While billing, cardiologists are required to report most non-congenital procedures with a single code
  • Our experts updates - Imaging supervision, interpretation & reports are included with injection procedure & cannot be reported separately in the case of all cardiac catheterization procedures

Our Tennessee medical billers and coders have been helping local healthcare professional in and around the state for many years now. They all seem to have collected their knowledge with years of practice of dealing with local payers.

They work towards eliminating your outstanding accounts receivables and make your reimbursement process seamless. They have been catering to major Tennessee cities like Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga and Clarkesville and are willing to travel to your clinic anywhere in Tennessee.

These proficient billers provide customized services to meet the requirement of your practices. Some of the services our professional medical billers can help you with:

  • Accurate and prompt verification of benefits
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Complete charge entry for claims
  • Posting Payment regularly
  • Electronic Claims transmitted through carriers or clearing house
  • Thorough audit before transmitting claims

Over the last few years gross charges denied have grown to 18%, based on estimation for US healthcare providers. This has made the physicians from Tennessee worry about denial ratio.

Consulting professionals or expert medical billers and coders to understand the major reasons for denials works well with busy physicians. Our Billers can consult with you for your accounts receivables and insurance follow-up by being an extension for your practice. Moreover they are also proficient in medical terminology, disease processes, anatomy and physiology, life cycle of an insurance claim, health care settings, health care payers, procedure and diagnosis coding from medical records, reimbursement systems, surgical procedures, facility billing, and medical practice management systems.

Value Our Tennessee Billers Bring:

Our medical billers and coders are experienced in insurance collections which can be a tedious job for someone who lacks experience in this area. They also understand how critical timely insurance collections are for the physician as well as the patient. By using EMR that is efficient our medical billers and coders are quick in patient statement processing which can be an increasing burden due to the rising demand for medical services. Our medical coders and billers at medicalbillersandcoders.com also have solid relationships with key insurance companies across the nation and state so that any delays or errors can be avoided when dealing with insurance matters such as claims denial and in revenue cycle management.

Billing and coding services provided by our billers and coders are a mix of specialized professionals with wide ranging skills such as insurance collections, patient statements processing, claims management, fee schedules evaluation, and the ability to establish effective relationships with patients and insurance companies and expertise with patient accounting software. With in-depth knowledge of the medical billing and coding and compliance of HIPAA guidelines, it would become easier for you to ensure that revenue and quality of patient services is not affected due to errors in medical coding and billing.

Their skills with Insurance eligibility verification and account receivables follow up, is the main reason for many Tennessee clinics to experience a growth of 20% in revenues with their Medical billing services.

Our Specialties :

Our billers and coders are specialized in various areas such as 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. Many of our medical billers and coders provide value added services to offer through specialized services like evaluating fee schedules, helping you prepare online super bills and diagnosing major reasons for denials.

Our Software Experience :

With the implementation of efficient EMR software our medical billers and coders ensure a paperless, time saving, and efficient medical billing system. The EMR software which they are already trained on include Medisoft, Misys Tiger, Eclinicalworks,Advance MD, GE Centricity, and Altapoint. Using these software would not only save time but also assist you in handling the increase in demand for your services as a health care provider. The Practice Management software that we provide in addition to the value added services mentioned above ensures that physicians in Tennessee are able to keep up with the healthcare IT sector reforms and improvements.

Problems Tennessee Physicians Face :

Physician shortage is a huge problem in Tennessee and increasing number of patients in the near future would mean requirement of experienced and skilled medical billers and coders. Moreover, lesser claim denials may be expected due to the health reform which makes it imperative that you have a flawless and professional team of medical billers and coders. Our expert medical billers and coders ensure quality revenue cycle management service across almost all the counties and cities in Tennessee and not just big cities such as Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga and Clarkesville.

Technology Interface

Devising technology interface in billing and coding --proficiency in using billing software such as such as Next Gen, Medisoft, Eclipse, Lytec, Inception, and Misys; and encoding diagnosis and treatment procedures documents into compliant codes (ICD-9-CM, CPT & HCPCS codes) on advanced technology platforms such as EncoderPro, FLashcode and CodeLink – has been the key to our billers and coders’ impressive conversion rates. Outsourcing our tech-savvy billers and coders’ services for your cardiology billing and coding needs can ensure error-free coding, faster submission of bills, speedier and denial free realization of bills.

Comprehensive MBC Billing and Coding

The following is a comprehensive list of diagnostic and treatment procedures that are billed and coded using the technology interface highlighted above:

  • Preliminary screening and diagnostic tests -- electrocardiograms, Holter monitors, transthoracic echocardiograms and/or standard nuclear cardiology procedures, diagnostic cardiac catheterization and coronary angiography, interventional, and complex diagnostic tests such as cardiac MRI studies and positron emission tomography (PET) scanning -- are routinely billed and coded with apt cardio codes for denial-free reimbursement.
  • Our cardiology billing and coding also encompass catheter-based ablation procedures; myocardial perfusion imaging, radionuclide angiography, and myocardial viability studies; cardiac transplantation and left ventricular assist device implantation; non-invasive diagnosis and medical treatment for adult congenital heart disease; and peripheral endovascular interventional procedures.
  • Our billers and coders are also known for their expertise in billing and coding of comprehensive invasive procedures, such as percutaneous coronaryintervention (PCI), balloon dilatation ofthe mitral valve, percutaneous device closure, and percutaneous angioplasty.

Value Delivery to Physicians

Combining a value-chain of diverse competencies – thorough knowledge of diverse cardiology billing and coding; coding integrity that match ‘best practices in coding’; scrupulously handling of ‘Incident to Services’ and ‘Uncovered Services’; and applying suitable modifiers for reclaiming the returned claims – our billing and coding specialists have been able to deliver a unique set of value-added services.

Impressive Track Record

Our cardiology billing and coding specialists have had a successful track record of processing their clients’ medical bills with the private insurance carriers such as Unitedhealth Group, Wellpoint Inc.Group, Kaiser Foundation Group, Aetna Group, Humana Group, HCSC Group, Independence Blue Cross Group, etc. and Government sponsored Medicare and Medicaid as well.

If you are an individual practitioner or institution interested in knowing how our objective-oriented coding and billing cycle management -- complete with accurate charge capture, intricate procedure coding, electronic filing of claims, patient billing, multi-tiered appeal process, denial elimination initiatives, and compliance program operations -- can turnaround your practice, get in touch with our experts specializing in cardiology billing and coding.

  • Elimination of Audit risks
  • Reducing claim submission delays
  • Cardiologists -- with singular focus on patients, not administrative functions -- can maintain higher level of efficiency in providing services.
  • Reduction in account receivables to negligible percentage; completion of claim cycle within 60 days.
  • Decrease in clients’ overhead and operating costs, consequent to outsourcing our experts’ billing and coding services
  • Continual research on coding regulations and changes to have claims reimbursed without interruption
  • Application of suitable modifiers to have the denied claims reimbursed