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Although rehab is among the most commonly used line of care in the US, there is no separate insurance plan available for rehab billing which makes way for several ambiguities and challenges both for care providers and patients.
Not being covered by any exclusive insurance plan, rehab billing forms a part of an insurance plan and one that insurance providers prefer to be a little vague about concerning the amount of coverage the insured is entitled to for rehab treatment. What further adds to uncertainty about coverage is that states are not very specific about how much coverage is compulsory for insurance providers to give drug detox.
Partial coverage and ambiguity of insurance plans on rehab treatment – together leave care seekers as well as providers confounded, perhaps setting them up to start the process of preparing insurance claims for rehab treatments on a wrong note, which means inaccurately identifying the coverage of a patient eventually leading to waste of the time spent on preparing such claims and mounting account receivables.
However, even after entitlement or coverage has been identified accurately, a care provider post identification (accurate or otherwise) needs to follow a series of procedural activities, including documenting and applying appropriate codes, where a single miss-step can again revive the specter of eventual claim rejection.
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.
MBC billers and coders combine the knowledge of insurance procedures with medical intricacies to provide care providers with an end-to-end solution for insurance billing and coding, starting from accurate identification of coverage through preparation and submission to post submission follow-ups to ensure timely payments.
Our billing and coding services are available in two flexible service models so that you can choose the exact model that works for the size and nature of your rehab centre. Since rehab centers are generally big set ups, you may already have an in-house billing and coding team which could do with some streamlining of processes they are following, some software applications that are in sync with their work environment and help them transact data with greater efficiency and ease, and some cross-competency training so that one member going on leave doesn’t cause downtime with another member stepping in to keep the process going. We will be able to such streamline your revenue management process through our Revenue Management Cycle (RCM) consulting services which involve a thorough study to stop areas of revenue leakage, assess efficiency of software applications in use and identify needs for training.
Whereas our outsourced billing and coding services enable you to fully ship out your billing and coding responsibilities to us so that you can solely concentrate on healthcare.
MBC, the largest billing and coding consortium in the US, has helped care providers from across the 50 states of the US to improve their finances and boost the quality of care by helping them meet with successful reimbursement of claims and spending more time on healthcare.