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Otolaryngology Billing Services Tennessee, TN

Why should Otolaryngology billing be outsourced?

Otolaryngology, being the specialty that is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of disorders associated with multiple locations – ear, nose, throat, and head and neck, requires physicians to be thorough in an exhaustive list of  investigative and treatment procedures that apply to ear, nose, throat, and head and neck regions. Adding to this imposing requirement, there are as many CPT codes that physicians should remember and aptly apply while submitting their medical claims with insurance carriers. With the ensuing ICD-10 system and HIPAA 5010 Version, the compliance coding and medical reporting is going to be much more demanding.

Relieving them off cumbersome task of medical billing, our Otolaryngology Billing Services have been crucial to a majority of physicians’ focus on their core-function of medical services, and operating efficiency and revenue maximization through delay-free and denial-free medical bill reimbursement.

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 Provides Expert Otolaryngology Medical Billing and Coding Services

On the confidence of possessing requisite pre-qualifiers – certificated by the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC); proficient in using advanced medical billing softwares such as Lytec, Medic, Misys, Medisoft, NextGen, IDX, etc., and latest coding softwares such as EncoderPro, FLashcode and CodeLink; and expert at applying standard CPT, HCPCS procedure and supply codes, and ICD-9-CM diagnosis coding as per CMS guidelines and HIPAA compliant medical coding for comprehensive orthopedic medical services – our billing specialists have been able to successfully manage medical bill reimbursement for the entire gamut of Otolaryngology: Otology/Neuro-Otology, Head and Neck Surgery, Rhinology, Laryngology, and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Providing Diverse and Streamlined Otolaryngology Billing Services

Combining apt CPT codes for diverse diagnostic and preventive Otolaryngology procedures Bendoscopic sinus surgery, non-endoscopic sinus surgery, turbinates, nasal surgery, tonsillectomy & adenoidectomy, treatment to sleep apnea, medical procedures of disorders of oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, trachea/bronchus, esophagus, salivary glands, neck, and bleeding surgery, abscess, and fractures) with appropriate modifiers (modifier-50, which indicates a similar procedure performed on both the left and right sides during the same surgical session; modifier-51, which indicates more than one surgical service performed by the same physician during the same surgical procedure; modifier-58, which is applicable to secondary thyroid surgery for malignancy; modifier-59 which indicates a procedure or service not normally done together; and modifier-79 used with debridement codes) our Otolaryngology billing advisory has been able to mitigate undesirable delay and denial of medical bill reimbursements.

MBC Billing and Coding Credentials

Traversing a sequential order – patient enrollment, scheduling, insurance verification, insurance authorizations, scheduling and re-scheduling, coding, billing and reconciling of accounts, collections, and AR collections – our Otolaryngology medical billing advisory has been able to add value in terms of simplicity in submission and retrieval of documents, pre-audit on coding, real-time report generation, and application of suitable modifiers.

Consequent to such Best Practices in Otolaryngology billing management, our clients have been able to efficiently realize their claims with a portfolio of leading private insurance carriers such as United health , Wellpoint, Aetna, Humana, HCSC, Blue Cross Group, and Government sponsored Medicare and Medicaid as well.

With unblemished track-record, and ICD-10 and HIPAA 5010 Version for medical coding and reporting, Medicalbillersandcoders.com – 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 well-poised to be 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.