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Gastroenterology Billing Services Virginia, VA

Tracing the growth of Gastroenterology

Over the years, gastroenterology has evolved into a highly lucrative practice. While path breaking advances in diagnostic and treatment procedures have helped physicians sustain higher level of clinical quality, progressive increase in patient visits may have made medical billing more stressful. This could have been the reason for frequent instances of your medical claims being delayed, denied, or underpaid for what your payors perceive to be billing errors or insufficient coding.

But, with our proven gastroenterology medical billing at your service, you can expect to mitigate those undesirable instances of delay, denial, or underpayment. Our certified and experienced billing experts are known to have ensured error-free coding, faster submission, and denial-free realization of claims from health insurance carriers across the 50 states in the U.S.

Did you know?
  • CPT code 43234 (Upper GI simple examination) has been replaced in 2013 by CPT code 43235 (Upper GI includes esophagus, stomach, & either the duodenum and/or jejunum as appropriate; diagnostic)
  • In 2013 CPT code 43206 is applied for similar purpose as CPT code 88375 (used for optical endomicroscopic imaging) but both are mutually exclusive
  • Our experts have updated themselves with CPT code 91111 (using capsule endoscopy) revised in 2013 by CPT code 91112 (using wireless capsule endoscopy with pressure measurements)

What makes our Virginia medical billers outstanding is their vast knowledge, level of expertise and their ability to incorporate innovative solutions which can streamline your billing process. They can help in enhancing the efficiency of your practice, increase cash flow and receive maximum reimbursements.

For many years our billers and coders have been providing medical billing services to practices in cities such as Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake and Newport News. Some of the services which our billing professionals have been providing are:

  • Accurate patient information filing
  • Electronic Claims transmission
  • Immediate posting of payments
  • Aggressive follow up on aging receivables
  • Resubmission of rejected claims
  • Evaluation of reports on monthly earnings

The state of Virginia possesses several laws to provide fairness in the health insurance and also to protect its consumers. Your Billing staff must be well updated about the changing regulations in order to help your clinic follow all federal guidelines. Our billers in the Virginia are trained in coding of Health Records, Medical Terminology, and Advanced Coding and Reimbursement strategy.

These Virginia Billers will also be in a position to compare fee schedules for your practice as they have a lot of local exposure and are aware of the best prevailing reimbursement rates.

Our Billers in the state of Virginia are specialized to service medical practices as per the regulations of the state government. Their knowledge and experience has been acquired by years of efforts in perfecting medical billing procedures which they now leverage to help your practice collect more revenue.

The federal government’s effort to reduce healthcare cost can only be supported by physicians in the state of Virginia by optimizing costs and enhancing revenue. Letting a specialist handle your medical billing can help you improve collections by 20%.

Accurate Coding and code audit along with timely insurance follow up and account receivables are the basis on which thesebillers in Virginia guarantee higher profitability for your clinic. Their experience in various software and certification in the medical billing processes will support your practice to grow steadily.

MBC’s qualitative credentials

Our gastroenterology medical billing services are administered by professionals with a fine blend of qualification and experience. Here is quick glance of our affiliates’ credentials:

  • 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 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 billing and coding for diverse procedures

Impressed with pre-qualifications that match the best in the industry, majority of gastroenterology physicians have reposed their firm faith in our billing and coding competencies. Here is an elaborative list of diverse diagnostic and treatment procedures billed, coded, submitted, followed-up, and claimed with multiple health insurance payors:

  • Biliary malfunction such as acalculous cholecystitis, acalculous cholecystopathy, etc
  • Colon malfunction such as acute megacolon, amebiasis, angiodysplasia of the colon, bacterial gastroenteritis, etc
  • Esophagus malfunction such as achalasia, cytomegalovirus esophagitis, esophageal diverticula, etc
  • Intestinal malfunction afferent loop syndrome, ascariasis, balantidiasis, etc.
  • Liver malfunction such as acute liver failure, alcoholic fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis, etc.
  • Pancreas malfunction such as acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic divisum, pancreatic trauma, etc.
  • Stomach malfunction abdominal compartment syndrome, achlorhydria, acute gastritis, etc.
  • Systemic diseases such as antibiotic therapy for peritonitis, ascites, chylothorax crohn disease, etc.

Value delivery to physicians

The gastroenterology practitioners who lent preference to our billing and coding competencies – complete with accurate charge-capture, intricate procedure coding, electronic filing of claims, patient billing, multi-tiered appeal process, denial elimination initiatives, and compliance standards – have been able to witness simplification of revenue cycle, appreciable increase in collection rates, more patient inflow and referrals, and Increased avenue for medical research and development.

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