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Physical Therapy Billing Services Tennessee, TN

Physical therapy services, owing to their inherent nature, have often been found to be elusive while billing for medical reimbursement. Unless medically deemed fit, these services cannot be billed for reimbursement. Consequently, physicians are apprehensive of undertaking certain services that might deprive them of reimbursement for medical services.

How does medical billing and coding support aid in Physical Therapy reimbursement?

Despite the healthcare providers’ pre-emptive scrutiny in determining eligibility for medical reimbursement, they may not always be successful in segregating ineligible cases due to their preoccupation with focused medical care as well as somewhat uncertain nature of this specialty-specific billing and coding.

Medicalbillersandcoders.com, the largest consortium of medical billers in the US, are known for accurate screening for deciding the eligibility of certain services for reimbursement. Such an efficient screening is indispensible for mitigating adverse impact on revenues from reimbursement. Laying a firm foundation for a comprehensive and efficient billing reimbursement solution, our Physical Therapy billing Specialists establish a well-phased system for an efficient claim submission and realization.

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.

Value-Added Process to Optimize Reimbursement

Our Physical Therapy Billing and coding solutions include the following process:

  • Setting up HIPAA compliant patient privacy reporting on any EMR software of your choice. Coupled with the compliant reporting, EMR system also ensures accurate charge-capture, which is crucial to billing and coding. Compliant EMR system – which runs on latest technology platforms – apart from ensuring operational efficiency, could also earn incentives for adhering to accepted level of compliance.
  • Having a compliant patient medical record at their disposal, our billing experts apply appropriate CPT codes for corresponding services. Ingenuity in applying diverse codes: CPT code 97110 for therapeutic procedure on one or more areas to develop strength and endurance, range of motion and flexibility; CPT code 97112 for neuromuscular re-education of movement, balance, coordination, kinesthetic sense, posture, and/or proprioception for sitting and or standing activities; CPT code 97116 for gait training including stair climbing; CPT code 97124 for massage, including stroking, compression, and percussion; CPT code 97140 for manual therapy techniques comprising mobilization/manipulation; CPT code 97150 for therapeutic procedure on group of 2 or more individuals. Application of suitable modifiers: modifier GP for service rendered by a l therapist, and modifier 59 for distinct procedural service. Such an ingenious coding system is precursor to an efficient claim submission devoid of any external audit issues
  • Finally, having submitted claims for reimbursement, our billing professionals set up a follow up system for expediting reimbursement of medical bills.

Billing Across Multiple Specialties

Employing a sequential system for claim submission and realization, our billing services have the capability to undertake medical bill submission and claim-realization for diverse specialty-specific Physical Therapy services such as:

  • Cardiopulmonary
  • Neurological
  • Integumentary
  • Cryotherapy
  • Heat Therapy
  • Iontophoresis, electrotherapy and body massaging

Consequent to such best practices in billing management, physicians would be 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 public health insurance schemes such as Medicare and Medicaid.

MBC's unique combination of expertise and experience

Having a competent set of pre-qualification – certificated by the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC); proficient in using advanced medical billing software such as Lytec, Medic, Misys, Medisoft, NextGen, IDX; application of latest coding software such as EncoderPro, FLashcode and CodeLink; and expert at applying standard CPT, HCPCS procedure and supply codes, and ICD-CM diagnosis codes – and a proactive outlook to ICD-10 and HIPAA 5010 transition, our Physical Therapy billing experts promise to be an integrated solution for operational efficiency and revenue maximization. Therefore, physicians can be assured of much needed relief from complexities in medical billing.