IDTF’s (Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities) provide convenient, high quality imaging studies for many patients. However, imaging centers have been “ground zero” for Medicare and other reimbursement cuts during the past six years and more. While the pace of the reimbursement rate cuts may be slowing, the effect has been to put great pressure on IDTF efficiency, both in operations and in billing. As one example, pre-authorizations are now required by many payers and must be accurately reflected in the billing process. More complex examples arise in the IDTF coding process where issues such as “with and without contrast” frequently result in denials unless documentation and coding is done perfectly.
In today’s challenging environment, imaging centers often look for a coding and billing partner with proven expertise in IDTF billing and coding. AdvantEdge has that expertise and has delivered customized, expert imaging center billing solutions for many years. AdvantEdge clients enjoy consistently strong collections results with net collection rates in the mid to high 90?s and Days over 120 under 10%.
At the same time, AdvantEdge operates with a ClientFirst philosophy which includes responsive service, personalized workflows, coding education, documentation feedback and an entire team focused on the center’s success.
Of course, imaging centers need a wide variety of information. The AdvantEdge IDTF billing service is delivering exactly the information required, anytime, anywhere. Reports, dashboards and business intelligence with current information for each physician and administrator are available anytime, anywhere from the AdvantEdge InfoEdge portal. Call us now on 877 501-1611 to arrange a demonstration.
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