Radiology Billing Services Tennessee, TN
Extensive coverage of diverse Radiology medical billing
Radiology medical billing requires significant knowledge of CPT codes and appropriate modifiers. As radiologists, you may be bound by diagnostic priorities that limit your exposure to medical billing. And clinical priorities cannot be excuses for failed medical billing, resulting in delay, denial, or resubmission of resubmission of claims. Medicalbillersandcoders.com offers to mitigate such adverse billing results with streamlined medical billing management for the entire range of radiology services such as:
Did you know?
CPT code 73100 (x-ray examination wrist 2 views, both left and right) coded as CPT 73100RT & CPT 73100LT modifiers can also be coded as CPT73100-50 modifier
Our experts updates for 2013 include that the CPT codes 78000 & 78001 codes( thyroid single & multiple determination) have been replaced by a single CPT code 78012
While billing for CPT code 72040 (x-ray cervical spine)which was 2-3 views in 2012, has now been replaced by 3 views in 2013
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.
CAT scans of chest/thorax, abdomen, head/neck, pelvis/spine, and extremities
MRI of chest, extremities, spine/pelvis, and head/neck
Ultrasound of various internal organs, and Doppler/duplex-vascular ultrasound
Nuclear medicine for limiting and curing internal disorders
X-ray of different internal organs
Our radiology medical billing services are attributed with being affordable and efficient – while voluminous operations help us conduct business at physician-friendly fees, unwavering commitment to quality ensure that your medical billing, coding, submission and realization are carried out to the maximum efficiency. As a result, there would be considerable appreciation in billing efficiency, revenues, and clinical efficiency.
That is why majority of diagnostic centers across the 50 states in the U.S. make use of our billing services for a variety of diagnostic modalities, such as x-ray radiography, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and interventional radiology. Significant utility of availing our experts’ services is that they are thoroughly trained and competent at applying right CPT codes for the diverse set of radiology services highlighted above, and appending suitable modifiers to mitigate undesirable consequences such as delay, denial, resubmission, and audit exposure.
You can also match your requirements with the skills of our expert radiology billers in your area.
MBC radiology medical billing and coding credentials:
Our extensive reach and voluminous operations are driven by our affiliates’ credentials, comprising:
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 Radiology 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.
MBC improve your RCM through pertinent intervention
Traversing the entire cycle of radiology 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 – our medical billing specialists ensure simplification of revenue cycle, appreciable increase in collection rates, more patient inflow and referrals, and increased avenue for diagnostic research and development.
While our current pool of radiology billing affiliates is sufficiently trained and compliant with current system of radiology medical billing, we are on course to be ready for ICD-10 and HIPAA 5010. Therefore, you can expect your radiology bills to be processed as per relevant clinical and operational norms.
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