Sleep Disorder Billing Services Tennessee, TN
Sleep disorder is a common ailment in the US with the number of people afflicted with it increasing daily and to respond to this healthcare need, there has in turn been an increase in clinics dealing with sleep disorder in all the states of the US.
However, treating sleeping disorder, which enjoys insurance coverage under Medicare, is beginning to give sleepless nights to these physicians and hospitals, because treating increasing number of people suffering from sleeping disorder means having to deal with mounting administrative responsibilities by hospitals and physicians to realize their fee via insurance claims which involves a lengthy process starting from claim preparation to submission. This not just leaves hospitals and physicians with less time for patient care but also to claim rejections leading to unrealized account receivables.
For a clinic treating sleeping disorder to run profitably, a sound revenue management system is an absolute necessity. Our medical billing and coding services account for the entire billing and coding process, starting from claim preparation through electronic claim submission to follow-ups.
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.
Some of the most common sleep disorders which require medical billing procedures are as follows:
Sleep apnea — Seen from a reimbursement standpoint, sleep apnea is no more viewed independently but as falling under the tutelage of Obstructive Sleeping Apnea (OSA) which comes under the insurance coverage of continuous positive airway pressure devices (CPAPs). Therefore, successful claim preparation for sleep apnea involves accounting for medical and regulatory details (from preliminary diagnosis through a long cycle of treatment and recovery which involves the use or otherwise of the CPAPs device) required to establish compliance of all regulatory criteria. We cover the entire range of sleep apnea billing and coding activities available both through a consulting and outsourcing model to ensure the physician is solely occupied with curing sleep disorder of the patient without causing him any disturbance in his revenue cycle.
Insomnia — Being among the sleeping disorders that are covered by Medicare and whose treatment involves devices and tests under continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), insomnia involves the use of appropriate Medicare codes and an elaborate process for preparing and submitting claims. This is where our comprehensive billing and coding services carried out by a team of specialists can help you to not just spare yourself the nonclinical activities involved in reimbursements and compliance related to insomnia but also improve your finances through reduced claim denials and optimized staff utility.
Narcolepsy — Narcolepsy is also among the sleeping disorders that come under Medicare coverage and involves an elaborate process for claim filing which includes accounting for a variety of compliance activities during diagnosis and later treatment. With an experienced team of billers and coders networked across all the states of the US, we bring an end-to-end service model for physicians and clinics treating narcolepsy which ensures accurate preparation and submission of claims, methodical follow-ups for reimbursements.
Restless legs syndrome (RLS)/Periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) — RLS and PLMD are commonly found afflictions in the US and have recently seen a spurt due to lifestyle issues causing clinics and physicians sleeplessness not due to increase in patients but due to increasing administrative work involved in preparation and submission of claims. With our services marked by accurate coding, methodical follow-ups etc, we ensure appreciable incr ease in collection rates and other benefits that help medical care providers improve their revenue and spend more time on treating RLS and PLMD.
Other disorders - Similarly, we have medical billing and coding services for other disorders —including snoring, hypersomnia, sleepwalking, night-terrors, REM behavior disorder, rhythmic movement disorder, delayed sleep phase syndrome and advanced sleep phase syndrome.
Due to the lifestyle irregularities, sleep disorder clinics have been mushrooming, but the fact that for a profitable sleep disorder clinic revenue management is quintessential.
Sleep Disorder can have an exhaustive medical billing and coding process, which not just leaves hospitals and physicians with less time to spend on their patients, but also leads to claim denials due to minor errors, resulting in mounting unrealized account receivables. This requires a sound billing and coding process which will help care providers to prepare and submit claims accurately and be reimbursed timely.
We offer medical billing and coding services that account for the entire billing and coding process, starting from claim preparation through electronic claim submission to follow-ups. Our options include billing for rented and sold CPAP devices, whose involvement in treatment requires extensive and accurate documentation to establish their necessity for successful reimbursement, and other Sleep disorder specifics which give the Sleep Medicine Specialist time to attend to his patients and sleep a little as well. For Sleep Disorder Medical Billers and coders, browse through profiles in your city and state.