Mental Health Billing Services Tennessee, TN
Our billers ensure that the Documentation for individual Psychotherapy includes the patient's capacity to participate in and benefit from Psychotherapy. The estimated duration of treatment in terms of number of sessions are specified. The medical record documents that the treatment is expected to improve the health status or function of the patient. Target symptoms, goals of therapy, response to therapy, and methods of monitoring outcome have been documented.
Our billers ensure that the Documentation for group Psychotherapy indicates that cognitive skills, such as behavior modification, supportive interactions, and discussion of reality were applied to produce therapeutic change. The record documents the person's participation and an evaluation of its benefit or lack thereof.
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
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.
Pain Points -
There are three categories of errors most commonly noted in psychotherapy review; Non- documentation, Non-covered services, and Not Medically Necessary services. Listed below are examples of errors we see under each category.
1. Non-documentation / Insufficient Documentation
No medical records received for services billed.
Insufficient documentation to support level of care billed.
No documentation of face-to-face time spent with patient.
No documentation of Psychotherapy interventions used and the patient's response to those interventions.
Billing provider’s active participation in the service rendered not clearly documented.
2. Non-covered Services
Unlicensed individuals performing Psychotherapy services
3. Not Medically Necessary Services
No documentation of the patient's capacity to participate in and benefit from Psychotherapy medical record does not indicate expected improvement in the health status or function of the patient.
With years of experience in handling Mental Health Billing, our billers are professionally trained to handle billing processes for all Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Psychiatric Social Worker, and Psychoanalysts.
So no matter which of these your practice specializes in, our billers will be able to cater to your Billing requirements. They understand the nitty-gritty of Mental health billing and support claims for
Both initial visits & established visits
Family therapy with the patient present
Family therapy without the patient present
Nursing home visits
Their expertise in Billing Medications, Psychological Testing, EAP Visits, using appropriate Modifiers can not be questioned for practicing Mental Health billing for several years. Our billers have a history of servicing mental health organizations with their Authorizations and referrals and participating in Medicare & Medicaid as well as commercial insurance payers.
These billers are attuned to submitting and tracking workers comp claims and handle all ICD10 codes & CPT Codes for Mental Health practices. Our billers have come together and deciphered reasons for the most common denials for mental health practices which help practices like yours to optimize their revenue cycle management.