Primary Care Billing Services Tennessee, TN
If there is one group of medical practitioners that require professional medical billing services more, it is the Primary Care physicians. Limited scope of their medical services, larger composition of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, adversely impacting healthcare reforms, and highly stringent insurance reimbursement environment have begun to question their ability to sustain, leave alone the thought of either enabling in-house medical practices or availing outside medical billing management services. But, because majority of their patient base is linked to health insurance of some kind or the other, it becomes inevitable that they perform or get their medical billing submission and realization done by competent medical billing specialists.
How do our medical billing experts support Primary Care physicians?
When the question of providing competent and efficient medical billing services arises, our name (Medicalbillersandcoders.com) invariably comes to the fore. Being the largest consortium of medical billers in the US, we have the number and efficiency that Primary Care medical billing demands. Further, because of voluminous operations, the fees tend to be highly affordable without any deterioration in quality of services. Consequently, physicians are able to achieve operational efficiency and revenue maximization through denial-free and delay-free realization of their claims on medical bills.
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.
Outsourced primary care billing and coding services founded on sound credentials
Such an unwavering commitment to quality is inspired by ‘best practices’ in medical billing management, which are founded on a set of pre-qualifications:
Certified by American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC): Our Primary Care Medical Billing Specialists are certified by the authority on Medical Billing and Coding, American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC). Therefore, they always carry the stamp of authorization.
Application of Advanced Technology Interface comprising the use of latest medical billing softwares such as Lytec, Medic, Misys, Medisoft, NextGen, IDX, etc., and the use of latest coding softwares such as EncoderPro, FLashcode and CodeLink for coding diverse medical services administered by physicians
Proficiency in applying standard CPT, HCPCS procedure and supply codes, and ICD-CM diagnosis coding as per CMS guidelines and HIPAA compliant medical reporting
Possessing a successful track-record of processing medical bills with the leading private insurance carriers such as United health, Wellpoint, Aetna, Humana, HCSC, Blue Cross Group, and public health insurance schemes: Medicare and Medicaid
Having a ready set of pre-qualifications at their disposal, our Primary Care billing Professionals regularly accomplish apt CPT coding and modifying for mitigating undesirable audit exposures leading to claim disqualification or resubmission.
Improving RCM through pro-active intervention
Thus, infusing qualitative elements to a comprehensive and sequential methodology in medical billing management – patient enrollment, insurance enrollment, scheduling, insurance verification, insurance authorizations, charge entry, coding, billing and reconciling of accounts, denial management & appeals, and physician credentialing – we ensure:
Reduction in Operational Expenditure
Faster Realization of Account Receivables
Compliant and Efficient Billing Practices
Regular QA Checking
Reduced Audit Risks
Additionally, along with the pre-qualifications for the prevailing system of medical billing management, our Primary Care medical billing specialists are pro-actively equipped to help you make a smooth transition to the ensuing ICD-10 system of coding compliance, and HIPAA 5010 for medical record reporting and patient privacy.