Actually Integrative medical practices because of their diligent focus on the details of their patients concerns often have a better oppurtunity to obtain reimbursement for their evaluation and management services. Diligent charting techniques can easily have insurers assisting your reimbursement with proper payment for higher level codes than have previously been thought to be accessible. As well, the implementation of simple procedures to compliment your care can easily help you increase your billable amounts and enhance your capacity to get paid appropriately.
Many integrative medical providers fall into the trap classifying all of their services as E&M (evaluation and management) when in actuality much of the visit is spent doing counseling and even natural health procedures. Once proper coding is used much better reimbursement can be generated.
If you want to make sure you get the most from your billing the best thinkg that you can do s chart everything that you do with your patients. If you find that tedious you may need to invest in a system or service that will assist you to create comprehensive chart notes at a fraction of the time that it could take to manually jot down the notes in your likely not so pretty hand writing.
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