The ability to keep track of the books is of the utmost importance, no matter the business. However, as the owner of a manufacturing plant, a small restaurant, or a medical practice, accounting may not be your strong suit. You may have years of experience with patient care, but handling billing, scheduling, and coding may still be a foreign practice.
Dealing with billing processes, generating reports, and scheduling patient visits all while keeping patient information private and secure can be a headache for even the most organized office staff. Medical office front desk staff do a heroic job of keeping the schedule full, sending appointment reminders, and verifying insurance.
Could they be doing better? Could you be doing a better job understanding revenue cycles? There are plenty of options when choosing medical practice management (PM) software. You may know the intricacies of a triple bypass, but do macros for PM software leave your head spinning?
How Can A Practice Management System Help?
The healthcare industry is often in a state of flux as codes and regulations change from year to year. Health insurance, from employer plans to Medicare to COBRA, is a tangled web all unto itself. With an efficient process in place, these changes can be implemented almost immediately.
With the right software and training, all aspects of daily office management have become much easier. Billing for different specialists (such as anesthesia or neurosurgery), bookkeeping, scheduling, and more can be automated so you can concentrate on your patients. But the software is only as good as the operator.
Get Help From The Medical Billing Experts at MBA Medical
There are several medical practice management software choices available right out of the box. The ability to track tens of thousands of electronic health records, patient demographics, and other patient data. Sounds great – until you begin to suffer from “paralysis by analysis.”
PM software is designed to make your life easier, though. When you work with MBA Medical Services, you and your staff will receive the training you need to streamline medical billing, scheduling, and other aspects of care. We will review your current procedures and see where improvements can be made.
Do you run a smaller health care office and spend as much time with office management as you do with patients? MBA Medical can take over the billing, accounts receivable, and even overhaul encounter forms to decrease errors and improve information gathering. We can also improve your fee structure to make sure you’re getting paid appropriately.
Even if you feel your office is running well, there could be areas where improvements will make it even better. If you would like to know more about our practice management systems, set up an initial consultation with MBA Medical Services. We will review your current procedures and offer recommendations where needed.
If your day-to-day processes are broken, we know how to fix it.