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General Surgery Billing

General surgery billing is anything but “basic,” considering the complications involved in diagnosis, procedures, treatment and follow up visits. If your medical facility already bills for general surgery, chances are that you are losing money in mistakes and errors. It’s crucial to minimize this loss.

How Does General Surgery Billing Work?

General surgery billing covers a wide range of procedures which all fall under the same overarching category, and billing for these procedures begins with proper documentation for services provided before, during and after each procedure.

In order for a general surgery practice to be financially successful, special attention must be paid to a number of factors, especially patient information and services. Provider payments are largely determined by these categories, so it is imperative that all information is entered correctly by the billing personnel.

If you’d rather not deal with hiring and training a specialist, you may elect to hire a third-party billing agency such as Billing Advantage. Billing Advantage is responsible for billing insurance providers and patients, as well as everything required in the collections process. This way, you can save valuable time you’d otherwise spend on follow-ups while also providing patients with the topmost level of data security.

General surgery billing with Billing Advantage is a key step in maximizing profit, maintaining facility organization and analyzing charges for the services you render, all the while being HIPAA compliant.

General Surgery Billing Software

Billing Advantage uses a software program called Tebra, one of the top-ranked programs for usability, security and reliability. From day one, data exchange is secure and specific to your needs – fax, email, etc. You an also aces it 24 hours a day, every day of the week. A software program in itself is just a tool, but Billing Advantage specialists understand how to use the Tebra tool to its fullest and are there to answer your questions.

“Tebra also offers an EHR, which is optimized for mental health documentation. It allows for easy note taking, and includes a wide range of features to simplify the documentation requirements. To mention just a few, it includes a convenient treat plan system, checkboxes for note-taking, and a very simple method to submit claims. We would be happy to arrange a demo of Tebra’s EHR if you want more information. In addition, Billing Advantage receives a 2/3 discount on Tebra’s EHR, and we pass this savings on to you!

How Much Does General Surgery Billing Service Cost?

Having a third party billing agency can actually increase net revenue. Just be sure that the company you hire understands all facets that go into the general surgery specialty. With Billing Advantage, you can be assured that the agents working for you have ample experience to maintain professional, knowledgeable payer interaction while getting you every dollar you deserve! To learn more about pricing and what Billing Advantage has to offer you, call 1-866-331-3345 or get started today!

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