Billing for Large Group Mental Health Practices
Billing Advantage is your go-to resource for mental health billing. As the owners of our own psychotherapy practice, we have over 20 years of expertise handling the intricacies of medical billing within the mental health specialty. At Billing Advantage, we use that expertise to help our clients minimize loss and maximize profit.
Why Choose Billing Advantage for Large Group Mental Health Billing?
Large group mental health practices trust Billing Advantage for their billing needs because we grew out of our own psychotherapy practice. Donna Whipple and Rick Kaufman, the owners and founders of Billing Advantage, are both therapists. Donna is a psychologist, and Rick is a social worker. We run a 24-clinician group practice called Psychotherapy Associates of North Reading. Because of this experience, we are uniquely positioned to understand the needs of large group mental health practices and psychiatry practices.
We are very familiar with this type of billing, including carve-outs for mental health services, authorization requirements, confidentiality concerns, and more.
Also, as business owners of a mental health practice, we understand first hand the financial requirements of getting claims paid in a timely manner. That’s why we work with you to ensure that there are efficient systems to get all the claims submitted in a timely manner and to handle any issues that arise that could delay payment.
We allow you and your clinicians to concentrate on the clinical work while we take care of making sure that you get paid for your work.
Mental Health Billing Software
Billing Advantage uses a software program called Kareo, 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 Kareo tool to its fullest and are there to answer your questions.
Kareo 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 Kareo’s EHR if you want more information. In addition, Billing Advantage receives a 2/3 discount on Kareo’s EHR, and we pass this savings on to you!
How Much Does Mental Health Billing Service Cost?
Competent and timely billing is crucial to the success of your practice. Mistakes and missing documentation can result in thousands of dollars lost. Consider employing a third-party billing service like Billing Advantage for all of your practice’s mental health billing needs. Billing Advantage will provide you with reliable support for all your practice management and billing needs, as well as reduce your loss and increase your overall profit. For more information, contact us today! Once we know the details of your practice we can provide you a specific price quote.