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We serve Orthopedic Surgeons, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Pain Management Doctors, Internal Medicine Doctors, Outpatient Surgery Centers. Our entire business is based on increasing your billing revenue by eliminating coding errors and lowering claim rejections rates.

It all starts with an assessment: call our team and get started with our Revenue Cycle Management team. With MBC Systems you get two companies in one: we do medical billing and coding but we also do medical collections.

Senate Bill 1160, Workers’ Comp, Automatic Authorization and You

Senate Bill 1160 was passed by the California legislature in 2016 in a wide-ranging effort to reform the state’s Workers’ Comp billing system. It included changes to automatic authorization, utilization review, lien filing, billing deadlines and much more. While most of the changes took effect in 2017, some did not start until January 1st, 2018.…

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Medically Unlikely Edits and CPT Code 97750

Medically Unlikely Edits and CPT Code 97750

Medical billing for physical performance testing is an area where many doctors get frustrated due to claim denials. This is usually because of coding errors and misunderstandings around the “eight-minute rule” and MUEs. Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Code 97750 is the procedure code to bill for functional capacity exams, including physical performance tests and measurements,…

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Hand it Over! Four Reasons to Outsource to a Medical Billing Service

By outsourcing your revenue cycle management to an experienced medical billing service, you gain access to expert resources, methodology, and state of the art technology.

By outsourcing your revenue cycle management to a reputable and experienced medical billing service, you gain access to expert resources, methodology, and state of the art technology that come only with specialization and scale. Here are four ways we can save you time and money: Staying up to date on CPT codes The sheer volume…

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ABNs- Creating Doctor-Patient Trust AND Ensuring Doctors Get Reimbursed

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Medical billing may not seem like an obvious area for improving doctor-patient relations, but being upfront with your patients about what services Medicare will and won’t cover can build trust between the patient and the doctor. “Patients may not like what they hear,” according to Orthopedic Coding Alert Magazine, but informing patients that a service…

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DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule

This is what we live for! At the end of March, the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) posted an order adjusting the Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS) to conform to changes in the Medicare payment system. And your workers’ comp billing and CPT codes need to adjust accordingly. The easiest solution? Outsource your medical billing…

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New Medicare Cards Rolling out now – the MBI and Your Practice

New Medicare ID cards 2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are removing Social Security Numbers from Medicare cards to prevent fraud, fight identity theft, and keep taxpayer dollars safe. CMS has started mailing newly-designed Medicare cards with the new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI), or Medicare Number. People enrolling in Medicare for the first time will be among…

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The Hidden Payoff in Labor Code LC 5402

Need help navigating labor code compliance? Call MBC (949) 833-0022

One simple question can mean the difference between getting paid on a workers’ compensation claim or not. Under LC 5402, when attempting authorization on a workers’ comp claim, always ask if the claim/case is accepted, denied or still in discovery. If the insurance company has not decided to accept or deny the claim then provider…

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