Orthopedic Billing Services Tennessee, TN
MBC billers, specializing in orthopedic billing, understand your pain-points better than anyone else. That is why they are continuously evolving with billing reforms and technology so that there would be fewer claim rejections. As a result, they can be expected to perform a host of services such as:
Assigning correct and accurate codes to multiple procedures
Providing both electronic and paper billing
Regular code audit checks to apply appropriate codes
Analyzing accounts to prevent blockages in cash flows
Follow up with payers for pending payouts
Generating daily, weekly and monthly financial reporting
Did you know?
While billing for CPT code A5500 (diabetic shoe fitting and modification left and right foot) use of the KX modifier is mandatory in order to be reimbursed.
Our team is aware of the importance of the KX modifier for CPT code L3030 (foot inserts removable) in order to avoid rejection from payers - L3030LTKX (left foot) and L3030RTKX (right foot).
Our experts understand that modifier RT & LT is not applicable while billing for CPT code 97597 (Removal of devitalized tissue) for up to 20 square centimeters, irrespective of left or right foot.
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.
Effective and streamlined coding
Special attention is given to coding so as to make billing error-free. Orthopedic practices may be required to perform numerous clinical activities: non-surgical orthopedics such as physiotherapy, chiropractic, occupational therapy, podiatry, and kinesiology; surgical orthopedics such as hand surgery, shoulder and elbow surgery, total joint reconstruction (arthroplasty), pediatric orthopedics, foot and ankle surgery, spine surgery, musculoskeletal oncology, surgical sports medicine, and orthopedic trauma. Given the high-cost value of these procedures, it is critical to have them accurately coded so as to avoid being denied or underpaid for coding inaccuracy. Our coders, knowledgeable of the entire coding system, can ensure highest coding accuracy.
Impeccable billing and coding credentials
Our orthopedic billing services are driven by specialists who have an impressive repertoire of credentials. 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.
Improving your revenue management cycle through pertinent intervention
Traversing a sequential order – patient enrollment, scheduling, insurance verification, insurance authorizations, scheduling and re-scheduling, coding, billing and reconciling of accounts – our medical billing process can add value in terms of simplicity in submission and retrieval of documents, pre-audit on coding, real-time report generation, application of suitable modifiers, etc.
Thus, our medical billing service – complete with accurate charge-capture, intricate procedure coding, electronic filing of claims, patient billing, multi-tiered appeal process, denial elimination initiatives, and compliance standards – is the prescription for simplification of your revenue cycle, appreciable increase in collection rates, more patient inflow and referrals, and increased avenue for medical research and development.
Quite expectedly, orthopedic physicians who have chosen to engage our billing specialists have been able to make the crucial value-additions: appreciation in practice revenues and clinical efficiency.