November 15, 2021 Network in the Know

If lack of staff is slowing down your billing, coding, and other tasks—here’s a solution

Your main focus as a provider is where it should be—on quality of care and your patient’s health. This important mission shouldn’t be compromised by having to worry about administrative needs for billing, claims, and proper coding. Utilizing a medical billing company can allow you and your team to do what you do best, care for your patients. Overworked office staff will also appreciate the help.

At Strategic Solutions, we specialize in billing, coding, and credentialing, with extensive experience across multiple specialties and practice sizes. With a team of certified coders and billing staff, we handle all administrative functions—from posting charges and receivables, chart reviews, and sending claims—to coding audits, provider credentialing, and staying on top of ever-changing requirements for HIPAA, coding, and corporate compliance.

Billing Services

Increased cash flow.  We make sure claims are filed quickly and that every encounter has been billed.  Our aggressive follow-up on unpaid claims ensures every dollar is collected. 

Peace of mind.  We provide the billing expertise, so you can devote your time to do what you do best- practicing medicine.  Our commitment to Corporate Compliance, HIPAA and staying current on all regulatory issues ensures that your billing is done at the highest standards.

Understanding your finances.  Your dedicated Billing Consultant will communicate routinely with you to review key billing indicators that track your financial performance.

Access to qualified staff.  Finding expert billers is not easy.  We provide trained, qualified billers that cover your practice every day, complemented by a high-level management team.  

Coding Services

Coding Audits.   Strategic Solutions offers a coding review that takes your E&M data and compares it with national norms. This allows you to pinpoint areas of risk.

Chart Reviews.   Our certified coders will review your documentation and compare it with the code billed for the services. We then give you feedback on where your documentation may not be sufficient to pass an audit.

Education.  We offer individual and group training session to provide education on your specialty

Credentialing Services

We offer a variety of credentialing packages for new or existing providers as well as credentialing maintenance services.  Our well-trained staff utilizes a state-of-the-art credentialing software to track and maintain all the moving parts of the credentialing process.  It will give you piece of mind that this process will be handled correctly and efficiently from beginning to end. 

Consulting Services

Corporate Compliance Plans.  Our knowledgeable and trained staff are up to date on all of the latest information to help you.  We offer packages that will review and update an existing Policy and Procedure Manual or to create the required manual for your practice.  We also offer required Comprehensive Risk Assessments.  

Education.  Our team also offers required yearly education programs for NYS Harassment Prevention and HIPAA Compliance. 

MIPS and Incentive Programs.  Our team is up to date on the latest programs and can educate you on making sure you are meeting the required benchmarks.  Reviewing your documentation to be sure that it supports in case of an audit.  Help to navigate questions or requirements necessary to qualify for the incentive payment.  

Strategic Solutions has the help you need to handle a staffing shortage in your practice, allowing you to stay focused where you need to—on caring for your patients. Contact us today and let’s start a conversation about finding the solution that’s right for you. 

Please email or call Karen Normington

(518) 348-1276 ext. 397

Karen Normington
About the Author

Karen joined Strategic Solutions 2011 and has twenty years of experience in the Healthcare Industry. At Strategic Solutions, Karen has held several positions, beginning as a Billing Specialist and rapidly moving up to manage a team of Billing Specialists . Eventually, she joined the Training Department, helping to educate new employees for their billing role and to provide current employees training on new procedures. Currently, as the Business Development Specialist, Karen is responsible for identifying and establishing new business partnerships throughout the Northeast, as well as retention strategies for new and developed client relationships.

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