Billing and Coding in a nutshell- The pictorial section will help you understand the 'this and that' of billing and management. Go through the infographs for an understanding of process, in short.
The mandatory reporting – using appropriate modifiers, time units for actual administration, prevalent stringent coding and privacy norms – has begun to take a heavy toll of Anesthesiology physicians, depriving them of the quality time that could have improved their medical efficiency substantially. The intricacies involved in medical billing unlike the clinical practice itself, which physicians manage with ease and efficiency, have made it a specialist job.
Our anesthesiology medical billing service management, which prides itself on the highest qualification and expertise, has been significant in ensuring maximum reimbursement of claims, resulting in greater revenues, patient inflow and referrals, and physicians’ medical efficiency.
Our medical billing services in Florida can help you to increase your revenue with the reduction in the number of denied and unpaid claims. Our billers present in all the major cities like Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, St. Petersberg and Orlando can provide you with less paperwork and more accurate medical claims to improve the efficiency of your practice. Here are some of the services which our billers have shown their proficiency in:
Our billers in Florida have been tracking the rate of reimbursements which has been dipping in the state past a decade. They also have analyzed the solution to this dip, the answer lies in the state of Florida’s reimbursement statutes itself. These local Florida billers are the key to unlock blocked cash flows and can provide you with updated methods to improve the efficiency of your practice.
The Florida medical billing and coding services that we provide are not just limited to cities such as major cities like Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, St. Petersberg and Orlando. They also extend to almost all other towns and smaller cities in Florida. These medical coders and billers surpass HIPAA compliance and are also trained in preferred language such as Spanish. They have been recommended in their past engagements for their medical billing administrative skills, excellent Data Entry management, along with good written and oral communication skills.
Our medical billers and coders in Florida at medicalbillersandcoders.com perform specialized tasks such as reviewing encounter forms for accuracy in ICD-10 and CPT coding, maintain records of existing billing and coverage rules, posting charges and payments to accounts, make follow up calls to insurance companies to resolve any inconsistency in payments and to patients whose accounts were past due to set up a payment plan, report to physicians regularly, offer customer support by comprehending and elucidating insurance EOBs, co-pays, co-insurance and deductibles to patients and enter and revise patient demographics.
Florida medical billing specialists can not only assist in increasing your income but also guarantee suitable reimbursement, provide medical billing and coding services in specialties including Otolaryngology, Primary Care, Optometry, Family Practice, Hospitalist Billing, Cardiology, OB Gyn, Physical Therapy, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and Dental.
Physician shortage would always be a problem in Florida and is not only affecting doctors but also bigger hospitals, hospices, nursing homes, nurses and resident doctors. The shortage would mean long working hours and more accurate medical coding and billing practices. However, implementation of EMRs is proving to be of immense help since most of the paperwork is diminished and doctors have real-time information about patients and other related data. Our coders and medical billers are expert in software such as Medisoft, Misys Tiger, Eclinicalworks, Advance MD, GE Centricity, and Altapoint.
One of the unique challenges that physicians and healthcare provides face in Florida is dealing with Florida Medicaid Institutional Care Program (ICP) patients. This is because Florida has a large elderly population (65 years and older) which is projected to grow nearly to 26% of the state’s total population which is the highest among all states in the US.
The fact that these elderly patients are either disabled or are fighting chronic illnesses makes them frequent visitors to physicians’ offices and various hospitals. This fact coupled with the recent health care reform would ensure that health care providers would be required to ensure accuracy and compliance with legal guidelines in order to avoid a drop in revenue or negative legal repercussions. Our medical billing specialists ensure that problems such as inadequate reimbursement due to claim denial and other related factors do not take its toll on your practice.
Our medical billers and coders at medicalbillersandcoders.com can ensure an improvement in the efficiency of your practice by employing the best methods of optimally using your EMR, their exposure of various Practice Management Systems also provides greater collections for your practice.
Assigning appropriate modifiers to diverse situational procedures and reporting them in time units (in minutes) has been core to our policy of unique value propositions in Anesthesiology billing management. Consider the following list of modifiers scrupulously applied to diverse procedures that determine whether the procedure was personally performed, medically directed, or medically supervised.
|AA||Services personally performed by the provider|
|AD||Medical supervision by a physician; more than four concurrent units of administration|
|G9||MAC for at-risk patient|
|QK||Medical direction of two, three or four concurrent procedures involving qualified individuals|
|QX||CRNA service with medical direction by a physician|
|QY||Medical direction of one CRNA by a physician|
|QZ||CRNA service without medical direction by a physician|
With the sole objective of achieving maximum claim reimbursement, our Anesthesiology billing services specialists set themselves high standards in professional efficiency. Having to meet high expectancy level amidst stringent coding and billing system, our professionals continually upgrade their competence to match ‘best practices in medical coding and billing’ physician services.
Engaging our Anesthesiology billing and coding professionals’ services – capable of delivering the following manifold benefits to your anesthesiology practice – is indeed a prudent decision to maximize you claim-reimbursement, and clinical efficiency:
It is natural that our Anesthesiology billing management – which prides on the following set of highest qualifications and expertise: American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC) certified; expertise on advanced billing and coding software; experience in application of standard Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), HCPCS procedure and supply codes, and ICD-CM coding as per CMS guidelines for successful management of billing and coding of diverse procedures; and successful track-record of processing diverse medical bills with the leading private insurance carriers such as United health, Wellpoint, Aetna, Humana, HCSC, Blue Cross Group, and Government sponsored Medicare and Medicaid – will propel your reimbursement rate to an all-time high.