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Gastroenterology Billing Services Tennessee, TN

Tracing the growth of Gastroenterology

Over the years, gastroenterology has evolved into a highly lucrative practice. While path breaking advances in diagnostic and treatment procedures have helped physicians sustain higher level of clinical quality, progressive increase in patient visits may have made medical billing more stressful. This could have been the reason for frequent instances of your medical claims being delayed, denied, or underpaid for what your payors perceive to be billing errors or insufficient coding.

But, with our proven gastroenterology medical billing at your service, you can expect to mitigate those undesirable instances of delay, denial, or underpayment. Our certified and experienced billing experts are known to have ensured error-free coding, faster submission, and denial-free realization of claims from health insurance carriers across the 50 states in the U.S.

Did you know?
  • CPT code 43234 (Upper GI simple examination) has been replaced in 2013 by CPT code 43235 (Upper GI includes esophagus, stomach, & either the duodenum and/or jejunum as appropriate; diagnostic)
  • In 2013 CPT code 43206 is applied for similar purpose as CPT code 88375 (used for optical endomicroscopic imaging) but both are mutually exclusive
  • Our experts have updated themselves with CPT code 91111 (using capsule endoscopy) revised in 2013 by CPT code 91112 (using wireless capsule endoscopy with pressure measurements)

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.

MBC’s qualitative credentials

Our gastroenterology medical billing services are administered by professionals with a fine blend of qualification and experience. Here is quick glance of our affiliates’ credentials:

  • Certification from The American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC)
  • Familiar with medical billing software such as Lytec, Medic, Misys, Medisoft, NextGen, and many more
  • Trained on coding software such as EncoderPro, FLashcode, CodeLink, etc.
  • Being able to apply standard CPT, HCPCS procedure and supply codes, and ICD-CM diagnosis coding as per CMS guidelines
  • Successful track-record of processing medical bills with leading commercial carriers such as United health, WellPoint, Aetna, Humana, HCSC, Blue Cross Group, etc.
  • Ability to negotiate successfully with Medicare and state-specific Medicaid policies.

MBC billing and coding for diverse procedures

Impressed with pre-qualifications that match the best in the industry, majority of gastroenterology physicians have reposed their firm faith in our billing and coding competencies. Here is an elaborative list of diverse diagnostic and treatment procedures billed, coded, submitted, followed-up, and claimed with multiple health insurance payors:

  • Biliary malfunction such as acalculous cholecystitis, acalculous cholecystopathy, etc
  • Colon malfunction such as acute megacolon, amebiasis, angiodysplasia of the colon, bacterial gastroenteritis, etc
  • Esophagus malfunction such as achalasia, cytomegalovirus esophagitis, esophageal diverticula, etc
  • Intestinal malfunction afferent loop syndrome, ascariasis, balantidiasis, etc.
  • Liver malfunction such as acute liver failure, alcoholic fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis, etc.
  • Pancreas malfunction such as acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic divisum, pancreatic trauma, etc.
  • Stomach malfunction abdominal compartment syndrome, achlorhydria, acute gastritis, etc.
  • Systemic diseases such as antibiotic therapy for peritonitis, ascites, chylothorax crohn disease, etc.

Value delivery to physicians

The gastroenterology practitioners who lent preference to our billing and coding competencies – complete with accurate charge-capture, intricate procedure coding, electronic filing of claims, patient billing, multi-tiered appeal process, denial elimination initiatives, and compliance standards – have been able to witness simplification of revenue cycle, appreciable increase in collection rates, more patient inflow and referrals, and Increased avenue for medical research and development.

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