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Emergency Medicine Billing Services Tennessee, TN

There are 300 kinds of services provided under Emergency Room (ER) services and a few of them are entitled to insurance reimbursement. Each procedure code has a distinct set of criteria and unless the care provider properly establishes with documentation that an emergency treatment episode meets all of them, it leads to claim rejection. Also in relation with emergency medicine, EMTALA which governs emergency services in the US mandates that emergency services be available to all regardless of ability to pay or insurance coverage.

This leaves care providers and hospitals to deal with not just an increased number of patients but also procedural complications like accurately identifying which services are eligible for reimbursement, documenting such treatment episodes accurately, and preparing and submitting claims.

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.

It requires trained skills and understanding to meet all the requirements, especially because all these activities are not as straight forward as other specialties. For example, identifying which ER services are eligible for insurance requires medical understanding along with knowledge about necessary regulations.

Outsourcing to MBC

At MBC, we have medical billers and coders who have the right degree of sophistication to handle the complexities of ER billing. They can help you with the entire range of activities involved in an emergency medicine billing procedure, starting from accurately identifying the cases that are entitled to reimbursement and their procedure codes through documenting their qualifying criteria to preparing their claims and submitting them.

Apart from a theoretical and practical understanding of EMTALA, its implications and procedural necessities, our billing professionals’ years of experience in varied healthcare environments gives them an additional advantage; they appreciate the fact that ER service is but a part of a large treatment cycle where the activities are performed, whether administering a treatment or documenting it – form the basis of the entire administrative and medical episode, particularly in a big hospital that combines emergency as well as surgical services. This appreciation helps our emergency medicine billers and coders to function such that facilitates the advanced stages of a treatment procedure, in terms of documentation and other procedural matters.

Via MBC’s flexible emergency billing and coding services, you can choose the service model that suits your and your organization best. Our revenue cycle management (RCM) services will help you:

  • Tighten your revenue management process by replacing obsolete software applications by appropriate applications that suit your needs and smoothens the process of electronic transfer of data mandated by HIPAA
  • Streamlining your existing process by trimming out rambling procedures and processes and spotting gaps of revenue leakage and identifying training needs

By opting for MBC’s outsourced billing and coding services, you can completely ship out your administration responsibilities to us and solely concentrate on health care.