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Pulmonology Billing Services Tennessee, TN

With pulmonology, which earlier used to be an associative branch of medicine, gradually evolving into a dedicated specialty for diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to chest and respiratory system, the onus on physicians too has got bigger. As a result, physicians, who do not want to risk their clinical efficiency, have no alternative but to seek recourse in professional medical billing services for seemingly complex and high-cost patient services.

How can MBC support your billing & coding?

Ideal for varied billing needs, our professional pulmonology medical billing services are built into a sequential set of system of medical billing management, comprising patient enrollment, insurance enrollment, scheduling, insurance verification, insurance authorizations, charge entry, coding, billing and reconciling of accounts, denial management & appeals, and physician credentialing. Additionally, we also support HIPAA-compliant patient privacy reporting on any EMR software of your choice for error-free medical billing, and coding culture that ensures apt coding of diagnostic and treatment procedures.

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’s scope of billing & coding services

Our expert billers, who can diligently source the data from your electronic medical recording (EMR) systems, can undertake coding for the whole range of pulmonology medical services such as:

  • 94010 for expiratory spirometry only
  • 94060 for pre and post spirometry
  • 94375 for flow volume loop performed
  • 94150 for slow vital capacity
  • 94375 for flow volume loop performed
  • 94200 for mvv when given alone w/o a standard spirometry
  • 94240 for lung volumes
  • 94720 for diffusion study (dlco)
  • 94070 for multiple challenge tests
  • 94350 for helium equilibration time
  • 95831 for lung mechanics
  • 95070 for administration of challenge agent
  • 94664 for administration of bronchodilator
  • 94260 for thoracic gas volume,
  • 93720 for total body plethysmography

Suitable modifiers are also applied wherever necessary to negate undesirable audit issues, denial or delay by insurance carriers.

Value delivery to physicians & hospitals

Owing to such best practices in pulmonology medical billing management – a compliant electronic medical recording system, coding regimen conforming to CPT, HCPCS procedure and supply codes, and ICD-CM diagnosis codes, and technology interface for billing and coding – our services attract majority of individual physicians, clinics & hospitals. We can successfully negotiate your insurance claims with Medicare, Medicare, and leading private insurance carriers such as United health, Wellpoint, Aetna, Humana, HCSC, Blue Cross Group, etc.

Thus, our medical billing management – which ensures competitive advantage through medical billing report in electronic form, analyzing denied claims and making follow-ups for efficient claim realization, provision of daily, weekly and monthly pulmonary medical billing reports including ICD and CPT code analysis reports, coverage of all leading major health insurance providers, and arranging weekly meeting to discuss clients’ work status – is the prescription for maximizing clients’ collections, lower operating cost, and improving medical efficiency.

Additionally, along with the pre-qualifications for the prevailing system of medical billing management, our pulmonology 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 compliant data privacy and security.