Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation or TMS therapy is widely used by Physiatrists to treat certain types of Major Depressive Disorder in adult patients. While it is the provider’s responsibility to determine whether a patient may benefit from TMS treatment, it is the job of the biller to process all paperworkfor pre and post visit follow-upfor TMS
A growing number of Mental Health physicians are choosing non-invasive, non-drug, TMS therapy for treatment of depression. This therapy has helped many patients get better, but doctors are growing frustrated with unpaid claims from insurances. This is a high-cost treatment requiring up to 36 sessions. If one of the invoices does not get paid, it
Psychiatry and Mental Health billing and coding requires an in-depth understanding of insurance plans, patients’ benefits, and insurance requirements. Claims need to be error free to get paid with initial submission and avoid payment rejection. Coding is based on time and service and must be carefully noted in the exam and cross-checked with the claim.
In part two of a two-part series, AAOE® member Farida Chowdhury, OCSR, the CEO of Medical Billing Strategies, provides five more essential tips for improving your practice’s bottom line. Getting control of your accounting system and billing cycle is crucial to your practice’s success. By instituting a few key strategies, you can boost your practice profit
In part one of a two-part series, AAOE® member Farida Chowdhury, OCSR, the CEO of Medical Billing Strategies, provides essential tips for improving your practice’s bottom line. Your patients love you. Your staff is the best in town. Your practice is busy and growing. So why do you still have cash flow issues? Establishing an effective
Health Coverage – Are You Covered? Primary, Supplemental, Secondary, Tertiary, Replacement plans – Don’t Be Confused. Let’s make these complicated terms simple as water! Health Coverage Primary Insurance Primary insurance is first in line for coverage of your healthcare cost. No matter how many insurances you have, you will only have one insurance for primary
We receive many questions from practitioners through our website, email, and conferences about how to achieve effective practice management. A well-managed practice does not have a singular solution. It is a package of a mixed variety of actions which include patient processing and management, proper documentation, regular staff training, effective communication, provider services, as well
All successful management strategies start with a plan. Changing work procedures as you are going along, in a piecemeal basis confuses staff and creates chaotic work environment. Before introducing or implementing new work strategies, observe your practice’s daily routine. Take input from all staff, then make a plan. Draw out a clear diagram to guide