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.
Although Urology may seem like just another specialty, yet its propensity to overlap with other fields of medicine oncology, nephrology, gynecology, andrology, pediatric surgery, gastroenterology, and endocrinology makes it one of the most competitive specialties of medicine. While, despite having to live up to the complex medical situations, physicians have been able to demonstrate fairly higher level of medical efficiency, their medical billing management leaves a lot to be desired – delay, denials, audit exposure, resubmission of claims being frequent despite investing liberally on in-house medical billing management.
While Urology physicians have every reason to abandon in-house medical billing practice, they invariably have to get it done efficiently somewhere and somehow. This is where outsourcing becomes an ideal recourse. Responding to such timely necessity is the comprehensive MBC Urology Medical Billing Management, which prides itself on proven credentials.
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.
What is distinctive is that our outsourced urology billing and coding services are characterized by medical reporting and billing based on error-free and compliant Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system; coding the so-generated charge-sheets with suitable CPT codes, and applying necessary modifiers for mitigating undesirable audit-notices, resubmission, delay, or denial from insurance carriers; timely submission of claims through electronic medium and speedy realization of claims resulting in steady flow of revenues for physicians.
Combining these distinctive characteristics with requisite pre-qualifications – certification from American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC); expertise in Advanced Technology Interface comprising the use of latest medical billing softwares such as Lytec, Medic, Misys, Medisoft, NextGen, IDX, etc., and the use of latest coding softwares such as EncoderPro, FLashcode and CodeLink; proficiency in applying standard CPT, HCPCS procedure and supply codes, and ICD-9-CM diagnosis coding as per CMS guidelines and HIPAA compliant medical reporting – our billing professionals are capable of efficiently managing billing reimbursement for diverse Urology disciplines, such as Endourology, Laparoscopy, Urologic Oncology, Neurourology, Pediatric urology, Andrology, Reconstructive urology, and Urogynecology.
Our Urology 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 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.
Adding authority to our claim of being a leading medical billing consortium is the fact that our Urology Billing Specialists are known for efficient reimbursement of their clients’ medical bills with leading private insurance carriers such as United health, Wellpoint, Aetna, Humana, HCSC, Blue Cross Group, and Government sponsored Medicare and Medicaid as well.
Not known for resting on laurels, our Urology Billing Experts are proactively equipping themselves for the ensuing ICD-10 system of coding compliance, and HIPAA 5010 Version for medical record reporting and patient privacy. Therefore, it is no wonder that we, Medicalbillersandcoders.com, are the largest consortium of medical billers strategically located across all the states in the US.