The use of the electronic medical record will integrate the entire office which will make transactions between each department smooth and seamless. The time it will take to enroll in this new software will benefit everyone on the team.
Denville, NJ (PRWEB) January 23, 2013
“The use of physical therapy software will simplify the billing process with complicated insurance companies. EMR systems streamline the process of filing claims with insurance companies. Making the physical therapy billing process easier makes the company move in the direction it wants to go,” Nitin Chhoda, a licensed physical therapist said.
Insurance companies place limitations on practitioners and patients by defining what can be billed to the insurance company. The practice owner should know the contract and limitation of each insurance company in full because this informs what the physical therapy staff will do. It will also determine how it will work with each patient in order to get the most health care to them with the limits of the insurance company.
Enrolling in physical therapy software can be complicated and involves only a minor fee. This service will be beneficial to the physical therapy management staff although it may take them away from their normal duties. A solution to this issue would be to temporarily hire a specialist to enroll with several insurance companies. In the end, the staff will have less complicated work to do which will in turn increase their time available to enroll more patients.
The use of physical therapy billing and documentation software will make enrollment with several insurance companies easier. The use of the electronic medical record will integrate the entire office which will make transactions between each department smooth and seamless. The time it will take to enroll in this new software will benefit everyone on the team. The entire office will be connected through the electronic medical record system. The billing end of the office will have more time on their hands to accurately fill out claims and submit them to the insurance companies.
The integrated electronic medical record, http://www.emrnews.com/physical-therapy-billing-claim-submission-can-be-streamlined/, will give the staff more time to focus on other issues such as giving patients the upmost quality care which will keep them coming back for more.
Chhoda’s office can be reached by phone at 201-535-4475. For more information, visit the website at http://www.emrnews.com.
ABOUT NITIN CHHODA
Nitin Chhoda PT, DPT is a licensed physical therapist, a certified strength and conditioning specialist and an entrepreneur. He is the author of "Physical Therapy Marketing For The New Economy" and “Marketing for Physical Therapy Clinics” and is a prolific speaker, writer and creator of products and systems to streamline medical billing and coding, electronic medical records, health care practice management and marketing to increase referrals. He has been featured in numerous industry magazines, major radio and broadcast media, and is the founder of Referral Ignition training systems and the annual Private Practice Summit. Chhoda speaks extensively throughout the U.S., Canada and Asia. He is also the creator of the Therapy Newsletter and Clinical Contact, both web-based services to help private practices improve communication with patients, delivery better quality of care and boost patient retention.