Services provided: review encounter Information, electronic claims submission, posting payments, resubmit denied claims, patient statements and collection services. Patients call us toll free with billing questions.
Verify Benefits and Obtain Authorizations
Don’t gamble with getting paid for rendered services. Prior to providing any professional service, verify insurance benefits and obtain authorizations.
Help Prevent Embezzlement
Think it can't happen to you? A 2009 Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) survey reveals that medical offices loose an estimated $25 million annually from theft and embezzlement. Podiatry Billing Services posts all transactions, including cash, which dramatically reduces the opportunity for embezzlement.
Accounts Receivable Days are Critical
Accounts receivable days is the number of days from the time a charge for service is filed to the time it is collected. The measurement is a good indication of collections and cash flow.
Satisfy Meaningful Use
Podiatry Billing Services has partnered with CollaborateMD and practice fusionTM web-based solutions for medical billing and Electronic Health Records. Access your patient financial records and medical records via the internet. Satisfy Meaningful Use and Earn Stimulus Money. Avoid Penalties.
Starting or Joining a Practice
Begin the process by acquiring a State License. Most applications are available online. The following links direct you to the DEA, NPI and Medicare Websites.
Develop a Physician Compliance Program
The existence of an effective compliance program can provide evidence that any mistakes are inadvertent. Suggested components for a voluntary compliance program:
• Conduct internal monitoring and auditing
• Implement compliance and practice standards
• Designate a compliance officer or contact
• Conduct appropriate training and education
• Respond appropriately to detected offenses and develop corrective action
• Develop open lines of communication
• Enforce disciplinary standards through well-publicized guidelines
Download: OIG Compliance Program
Manuals on the APMA Website
Improve Office Efficiency