Components & challenges of plastic surgery billing
Although plastic surgery is generally indentified as a looks-enhancement medical procedure, in many cases it’s done to address genuine health concerns. And often a singular treatment episode may include both: measures to address health concerns (reconstruction) and improve looks (cosmetic). This tangled nature of plastic surgeries often presents a considerable challenge to patients and surgeons as surgeries done purely for cosmetic purposes are not covered under insurance while the ones performed to address genuine health issues are.
This leads to incorrect verification of insurance entitlement often leading to time spent on preparing claims for surgeries that don’t enjoy insurance eligibility or oversight of components of a surgical treatment that come under insurance coverage. Both instances affect the revenues of the plastic surgeon or the clinic of which he/she is a part.
Maximizing your office’s efficiency and cutting your costs are some of the priorities of our medical billing and coding specialists located in Texas. Like everything in Texas our database of Medical Billers and Coders is huge in texas, these billers cater to various specialties and software exposure.
With extensive medical billing knowledge coupled with their years of experience, they help providers and practices in and around the state to maximize their reimbursements and minimize their costs.
Our billing professionals are present in major cities in Texas such as Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Austin and Fort Worth. Some of the services they provided are:
Data entry of all charges
Submission of electronic as well as paper claims to both primary and secondary insurers
Accurate ICD-9 and CPT code audits
Payment postings after receiving from insurance companies as well as patients
Excessively customized Monthly financial reports
Comparing payer fee schedules and updating your practice about it