How To Know If You Need New Medical Billing Software

How To Know If You Need New Medical Billing Software

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As a medical provider, patient care is always at the top of your priority list — and one important aspect of patient care is having an up-to-date medical billing software system to keep track of the important sensitive data, as well as ensure proper billing for easy communication. Unfortunately, many medical offices are operating on medical billing software that is out of date — creating many frustrations amongst doctors, office staff, and patients alike. If your medical billing systems are crashing frequently, inaccurate, and constantly giving you problems, it is time to upgrade your billing software.

At CA Billing, we understand the integral parts of owning a medical practice, allowing our partners to operate on the smoothest level possible, increasing both patient satisfaction and critical billing procedures and payment collections. With years of expertise in the legal, accounting, medical, and insurance industries, we can look out for your clinicians and optimize reimbursements from claims on your facility’s services. Due to our attentive dedication to helping clients in the same industry, our exclusive billing knowledge can provide comprehensive medical billing services, allowing you to focus your efforts on individual clients’ health and happiness. Read on to know more about the signs and benefits of upgrading your medical billing software, and contact CA Billing today for a free consultation of our services!

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Patient Data & Group Population Management

As a medical provider, you understand the importance of the data-driven field you work in. Not only do you need to provide medical services to your clients, but you also need to bill insurance companies correctly, and collect any remaining payments in the form of deductibles and non-covered medical expenses. Long are the days of paper charting and files. When a patient comes in for care, you need to be able to access their virtual data at the point of care. Without both internal and external communication capabilities, your current medical billing software serves no purpose.

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Medical Claim Management

Managing insurance claims and statuses is not only overwhelming for your staff, but also for the patient. To provide the best overall patient experience, your medical department needs to have the right medical billing systems in place. Payment delays are not good for a business. Enlist the help of new medical billing software to keep track of where medical claims are at in the process, as well as having the ability to verify a patient’s benefits at any time.

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Automated Coding and Claim Resubmission

Even the best of employees can make errors in billing — especially with billing codes regularly changing. An outdated medical billing system can result in unpaid or rejected claims from insurance companies. A medical billing software partner, like CA Billing, takes the guesswork out of the process. Our team stays on top of industry trends and billing codes to provide you with the most accurate, comprehensive billing system so you can get back to what truly matters — patient care.

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Collections Management Abilities

Along with billing comes collections. If an account is sent to collections — whether by billing coding mistake or patient refusal to pay — it can cost your practice greatly. At CA Billing, our holistic billing strategy is in place to ensure that denied claims and collections are as infrequent as possible. Unfortunately, if collections become unavoidable we deploy an aggressive approach to ensure that your services are always adequately covered. We are your medical billing advocate.

With the world of behavioral health billing constantly changing, it is better to embrace the change sooner rather than later. Outdated billing systems not only produce coding errors but can cost your medical practice more money in the long run due to collections and denied claims. Partner with an innovative medical billing software company that always has your best interests in mind, as well as the latest billing information and practices. Request a free consultation to learn more!

Top Services Provided By CA Billing

Top Services Provided By CA Billing

As a medical provider, you have a lot on your plate. Not only are you responsible for providing exceptional patient care, but your staff is also required to have a deep understanding of medical billing systems to avoid unpaid or denied patient medical claims. While most, if not all, medical providers would like to only focus on patients — the truth is you cannot have a medical practice without having some sort of medical billing system in place.

At CA Billing, we help to alleviate some of the stress and mess that comes with medical billing in the behavioral health sector. As an independent, boutique third-party billing company, our goal is to advocate for your patients and get the optimum reimbursement so you can grow your revenue and continue to provide the care they deserve. Our experienced team and innovative software handle a wide variety of comprehensive medical billing services. In today’s post, we will go over our top four services while addressing how each of these will allow your medical practice to thrive and continue to care for patients. Enjoy this summary of our services and reach out to our qualified team to request a free consultation!

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Verification Of Benefits

Accurate medical billing services start with the verification of patient benefits for optimal practice reimbursement. Before insurance companies will pay on a medical claim, a verification of benefits is usually performed on the account to ensure the agency of legal responsibility. While many medical billing systems leave medical practices hanging with no conclusive answers. CA Billing a verification of benefits within the hour of receiving a request. Accurate verification is critical to proper billing, medical reimbursement, and a reduced number of disputed claims.

Utilization Reviews

As a medical provider, your goal is to provide the best, optimal care for your patient, but it is also important that your facility get reimbursed for services so you can continue providing services to others. As your partner, our utilization review team and clinical teams work together to gather all pertinent information and ensure that correct procedures are followed. You don’t want to have a claim dispute keeping your patients from receiving the care they need. Keep your relationship focused on the patient’s care, while your utilization review specialist handles their insurance provider.

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Billing & Collections

Medical billing can get confusing quickly. With medical codes changing every day, your medical billing software must be adaptive and responsive to industry trends. As a medical billing agency, we stay up-to-date on all billing and collection protocols that affect our behavioral health sector. Our goal is to provide accurate billing to reduce denied claims and collection accounts, keeping more cash flow in your business.

Third-Party Negotiations

Negotiating reimbursement payments can be very time-consuming. Let our team of experts handle all your third-party negotiations as your medical billing advocate. Our unique expertise allows us to quickly navigate fair negotiations and provide compelling agreements, including global agreements, so third parties are happy to find a solution that works for both sides. Services we include:

  • Legal contract review
  • Expert negotiation
  • Conversations with companies on your behalf
  • High probability of maximum reimbursement
  • Time saved, so you can focus on clients
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Along with these services, CA Billing also provides in-depth reporting and analytics, helping you keep an overview of your entire medical billing system. Our medical billing software lets you generate patient reports when you need them, shedding valuable light on your billing department and keeping you as a medical provider in the loop on all business aspects. And if your business is experiencing a slow down in provider payments, our expert appeals and audits team has a proven track record of success in taking the appropriate channels to remedy a solution in your interest. No matter your medical billing situation, it is never too late to get on top of the industry trends with a new medical billing partner. Contact us today for a free consultation!