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5 Reasons to Outsource to a Medical Billing Company

Outsourcing to a billing company is a prudent decision

Medical professionals train for years to get qualified to treat patients. While service to humanity is the overriding mission in their lives, they are sadly ill-equipped to handle their professions’ business side. The healthcare system has many parts and is not simple. Doctors have to handle tons of paperwork to get reimbursed for the services they render. The billing and coding paperwork has to be accurate, which adds further stress to the already stressed physician. Therefore, doctors prefer a medical billing company they can trust to do the coding and billing for them.

A billing company follows HIPAA and other industry guidelines and makes sure physicians receive payments quickly. Billers and coders go through regular training on Revenue Cycle Management processes, understanding the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) /other codes and keeping themselves updated with changes. The medical billing and coding company is fully equipped and competent to handle the entire RCM cycle, thus ensuring that physicians are financially healthy.

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How to Choose an Anesthesia Billing Company that Suits You Best

Anesthesia billing is a specialty, unlike others in that there are many factors to take into consideration in order to prepare clean claims. Further, to effectively process claims, appropriate billing software is required. An expert billing team trained in handling anesthesia billing, is an asset to any practice.

Bristol Healthcare Services is a medical billing company serving medical professionals for over 25 years. Over the years, we have developed our expertise in many specialties. We provide services to small and large groups in most states of the country. Experienced team and technology ensure that we increase your revenues.

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Is Radiology Billing an Ordeal? 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid

Radiologist at work

Radiology Billing

Radiology billing is a complex process and involves precise documentation and coding skill. Billers require to be up to date with their knowledge, for even small errors lead to rejection of claims. Depending on where services are provided – hospital setting or physician’s office – charges vary. Further, it is imperative to know current coding rules, codes and compliance guidelines. Being on top of all changes means fewer mistakes and increased revenue.

In recent years there has been a spurt in denials based on authorization issues. Delay in imaging leads to delay in treatment. In the case of some illnesses, delay in treatment results in adverse outcomes. Hence documentation from referring physicians and up to date knowledge of rules is crucial in radiology medical billing.

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BristolByte 2.0 – Workflow Management Software Release at Healthpac User Meeting

During the conference, Jay Ganesh, CEO of Bristol Healthcare Services, gave an exclusive presentation on the company’s BristolByte workflow management software.

Bristol Healthcare Services a leading company in revenue cycle management was a Bronze sponsor in 14th Healthpac Annual Users meeting conference at Savannah Desoto Hilton, Liberty St., Savannah, GA 31401 from 22 Feb to 24 Feb.

The conference witnessed the active participation of 130+ representatives of nation’s 30 major medical billing companies. Bristol being the Bronze sponsor for the event also shared its vision on implementing new software and upgrading existing technologies. (more…)

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BristolByte – Your Complete Workflow Management Software

Bristol Healthcare Services prepares to launch its productivity and workflow management software “Bristol Byte”. It has since been launched and is being successfully used.

Bristol Healthcare Services prepares to launch its productivity and workflow management software “Bristol Byte”. It has since been launched and is being successfully used.  Bristol Byte helps you streamline the workflow of complex projects and makes them simple for your team. Allows automation of routine processes and simplify internal operations with extended monitoring and reporting. Bristol Byte is our solution to continuous monitoring and accurate tracking requirements. (more…)

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Update On Moderate Sedation Coding

For 2017, the AMA revised the codes and coding rules for moderate (conscious) sedation. In prior years, moderate sedation was bundled to with nearly 450 CPT® codes. Now, moderate sedation is always reported and paid separately, when medically necessary and properly documented.

For 2017, the AMA revised the codes and coding rules for moderate (conscious) sedation. In prior years, moderate sedation was bundled to with nearly 450 CPT® codes. Now, moderate sedation is always reported and paid separately, when medically necessary and properly documented. (more…)

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