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With pulmonology, which earlier used to be an associative branch of medicine, gradually evolving into a dedicated specialty for diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to chest and respiratory system, the onus on physicians too has got bigger. As a result, physicians, who do not want to risk their clinical efficiency, have no alternative but to seek recourse in professional medical billing services for seemingly complex and high-cost patient services.
Ideal for varied billing needs, our professional pulmonology medical billing services are built into a sequential set of system of medical billing management, comprising patient enrollment, insurance enrollment, scheduling, insurance verification, insurance authorizations, charge entry, coding, billing and reconciling of accounts, denial management & appeals, and physician credentialing. Additionally, we also support HIPAA-compliant patient privacy reporting on any EMR software of your choice for error-free medical billing, and coding culture that ensures apt coding of diagnostic and treatment procedures.
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.
Our expert billers, who can diligently source the data from your electronic medical recording (EMR) systems, can undertake coding for the whole range of pulmonology medical services such as:
Suitable modifiers are also applied wherever necessary to negate undesirable audit issues, denial or delay by insurance carriers.
Owing to such best practices in pulmonology medical billing management – a compliant electronic medical recording system, coding regimen conforming to CPT, HCPCS procedure and supply codes, and ICD-CM diagnosis codes, and technology interface for billing and coding – our services attract majority of individual physicians, clinics & hospitals. We can successfully negotiate your insurance claims with Medicare, Medicare, and leading private insurance carriers such as United health, Wellpoint, Aetna, Humana, HCSC, Blue Cross Group, etc.
Thus, our medical billing management – which ensures competitive advantage through medical billing report in electronic form, analyzing denied claims and making follow-ups for efficient claim realization, provision of daily, weekly and monthly pulmonary medical billing reports including ICD and CPT code analysis reports, coverage of all leading major health insurance providers, and arranging weekly meeting to discuss clients’ work status – is the prescription for maximizing clients’ collections, lower operating cost, and improving medical efficiency.
Additionally, along with the pre-qualifications for the prevailing system of medical billing management, our pulmonology medical billing specialists are pro-actively equipped to help you make a smooth transition to the ensuing ICD-10 system of coding compliance, and HIPAA 5010 compliant data privacy and security.