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 research advancement in diagnosis and treatment procedures of cardiac ailments has meant a higher degree of vigilance for physicians. Having to cope with advancement of cardiac care standards, physicians rarely find time and resources that can manage billing and coding of their services. Consequently, the service of certified and experienced billing and coding professionals becomes crucial to appreciation in physicians’ revenue generation, patient inflow and referrals, and efficiency.
Our experts specializing in cardiology billing and coding services – who are certified, tech-savvy, experienced and efficient – have been critical to error-free and denial-free billing and coding services resulting in unprecedented increase in medical bill reimbursements.
An extensive coverage of billing and coding for cardiology specialties like – General Clinical, Interventional, Nuclear Specialty, Heart Failure, Transplant and surgery– has been pivotal and our billers and coders have been the preferential choice of physicians, clinics, multispecialty groups, hospitals, and diagnostic centers across the nation.
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.
Devising technology interface in billing and coding --proficiency in using billing software such as such as Next Gen, Medisoft, Eclipse, Lytec, Inception, and Misys; and encoding diagnosis and treatment procedures documents into compliant codes (ICD-9-CM, CPT & HCPCS codes) on advanced technology platforms such as EncoderPro, FLashcode and CodeLink – has been the key to our billers and coders’ impressive conversion rates. Outsourcing our tech-savvy billers and coders’ services for your cardiology billing and coding needs can ensure error-free coding, faster submission of bills, speedier and denial free realization of bills.
The following is a comprehensive list of diagnostic and treatment procedures that are billed and coded using the technology interface highlighted above:
Combining a value-chain of diverse competencies – thorough knowledge of diverse cardiology billing and coding; coding integrity that match ‘best practices in coding’; scrupulously handling of ‘Incident to Services’ and ‘Uncovered Services’; and applying suitable modifiers for reclaiming the returned claims – our billing and coding specialists have been able to deliver a unique set of value-added services.
Our cardiology billing and coding specialists have had a successful track record of processing their clients’ medical bills with the private insurance carriers such as Unitedhealth Group, Wellpoint Inc.Group, Kaiser Foundation Group, Aetna Group, Humana Group, HCSC Group, Independence Blue Cross Group, etc. and Government sponsored Medicare and Medicaid as well.
If you are an individual practitioner or institution interested in knowing how our objective-oriented coding and billing cycle management -- complete with accurate charge capture, intricate procedure coding, electronic filing of claims, patient billing, multi-tiered appeal process, denial elimination initiatives, and compliance program operations -- can turnaround your practice, get in touch with our experts specializing in cardiology billing and coding.