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Medical billing companies provide all healthcare specialists, including gastroenterologists, efficient HIPAA complaint physician billing services to maximize claim reimbursement.

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HIPAA compliant physician billing services for gastroenterologists

  1. 1. HIPAA compliant physician billing services for gastroenterologistsPhysician billing companies offerhealthcare professionals cost-effectivesolutions to save them time and money.Gastroenterology practices are gettingbusier by the day with the rise in thenumber of patients. To simplify theiradministrative tasks and maximizereimbursement, reliable service providers offer HIPAA complaint physician billingservices to specifically meet the needs of gastroenterologists.Medical billing solutions in keeping with HIPAAnormsAccurate medical billing and coding for gastroenterology is challenging and requires ahigh level of knowledge to ensure maximum reimbursement. A reliable outsourcingcompany would ensure compliance with the Health Insurance Portability andAccountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). This act mandates: • Standardized formats for all patient health, administrative, and financial data • Unique identifiers (ID numbers) for each healthcare entity 1
  2. 2. • Security mechanisms to ensure confidentiality and data integrity for the informationWhile delivering error-free medical billing services, the confidentiality of patient andpractice information is maintained at all times. Every measure is put in place to ensurethat patient information is secure and accessed only by authorized personnel. HIPAAcompliant medical billing company ensures • Periodic backup of data and critical facilities accessibility • Secure workstations, storage facility and authorized access • Firewalls and antivirus software on all systems are updated frequently • Technical evaluations are performed on a routine basis • Affordable pricing: with 30 to 40% cost savings • Free billing analysis • Uses password protected lockersAccurate medical billing servicesThe billing procedure begins when the patient enrolls for treatment and goes on till allhis or her claims are settled by the insurance company .The billing procedure passesthrough several steps. Gastroenterologist medical billing services cover patientenrollment, insurance verification, coding, billing and reconciling of accounts, andaccounts receivable collection. 2
  3. 3. To ensure error-free and HIPAA-compliant physician billing services,gastroenterology practices need to choose the right outsourcing company. Factors thatmust be considered when selecting a service provider are: • Secure file transfer modes such as FTP, browser-based or encrypted email • Customized billing solutions in client-specific turnaround time • Accuracy in claim processing and submission • Regular QA checking with readily available reports • Quick reimbursement • 24-hour customer support service • Organization structure, technical equipment and capabilities, and administration procedures that are compliant with HIPAA privacy and security norms • Billing services at affordable ratesIt is important to ensure that the company has an expert team on the job and wideexperience in handling claim submission. This will ensure timely and maximumreimbursement. As there are many medical billing companies out there, it isimportant to do some online research to locate a service provider offering efficientHIPAA compliant physician billing services for gastroenterologists.For More Information:OutSource Strategies InternationalUnited States Main Office8596 E. 101st Street, Suite HTulsa, OK 74133Phone 800-670-2809http://www.outsourcestrategies.com 3
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