REVENUE CYCLE MANAGEMENT

Altech Star provides customer-care oriented, full-service billing and Accounts Receivable Management services to medical practices nationwide. Altech Star incorporates the latest technologies in providing services which are integral and of tangible value to medical providers. Our clients range in size from solo-practitioners to larger hospital-based group practices.

Overview

Altech Star uses Zen Professional, a web-based physician billing and practice management solution that reduces administrative red tape. It allows you to efficiently assess, plan, and improve practice performance while increasing revenue. There are no start-up costs for software licensing, no investments in hardware and servers, and no hidden ongoing expenses for maintenance, upgrades and data back-up. Zen Professional is easy to use, saves time, and dramatically improves your bottom line.

  • Medical Claims Management Services

    Altech Star provides full claims management services at a competitive fee schedule to medical professionals and group practices throughout United States. Altech Star's revenue cycle management services encompass the entire reimbursement cycle - from claim submission to collection.

  • Electronic Medical Claims Submission

    Altech Star submits medical claims electronically to all accepting insurance companies, including, but not limited to, Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, TRICARE/CHAMPUS, and Workman's Compensation. The timely submission of insurance claims results in faster return on profits for the medical practice since claims are submitted with fewer mistakes and are received directly by the insurance carrier in an approved HIPAA format.

  • Paper Claims Submission When Required

    Paper claims are submitted to smaller carriers who either do not accept electronic claims or require non-electronic attachment. Altech Star identifies which carriers require paper submission and avoid improper claims processing.

  • Secondary Insurance Submission

    Altech Star submits all secondary & tertiary insurance claims, alleviating the medical practice from this task.

  • Claims Tracking and Follow-up of Denials

    Altech Star conducts all of the necessary follow-up for claims - researching and reviewing unpaid and denied claims in order to ensure maximum insurance reimbursement.

  • Payment and Adjustment Posting

    Altech Star posts all payments made by insurance carriers and patients and notifies the patient of any required deductible and/or co-pay.

  • Practice Management

    Altech Star has a vested interest in their client's efforts to build a successful practice and assists in all aspects of practice management in order to streamline systems and maximize reimbursements.

  • Practice Management Consulting

    Altech Star provides claims management advice, and problem solving strategies for the practice, as well as staff training.

  • Yearly Review of Super Bills and Fee Schedules

    Altech Star provides this simple yet effective way for the physician and practice to enhance their financial profile both in cost and results. If a physician's current fees are below what is being reimbursed in their market, this review becomes a valuable guide to bring fees in line with their marketplace enabling practices to put their profile in order before negotiating their managed health care contracts.

  • Detailed Financial Management Reports

    In addition to providing the standard monthly financial management reports that include Accounts Receivable, Aging, Payments, and Detailed Patient Information, Altech Star can tailor reports to the practice's specifications. These reports are a valuable tool in providing assistance for analyzing and visualizing the practice's financial goals and objectives.

  • On-going Procedure Code Analysis

    Altech Star will audit its clients E & M procedure coding to ensure proper coding to avoid audits for "over-coding" or to increase revenues when "under-coding." Altech Star will pinpoint the trouble spots and help correct problems before a claim is submitted to the insurance company.

  • Fee Schedule for Revenue Management Services

    The cost of Altech Star's RCM services are based on a percentage of the gross amount collected for medical services. Fees are dependent upon the practice's volume of claims and any additional services that are contracted.

    By varying the fee levels, Altech Star is able to provide affordable services, without compromising the level of customer service. Altech Star's success is dependent upon the success of its clients so Altech Star strives to leave no claim unpaid, thus ensuring a flourishing cash flow for all involved.

  • Why Outsource RCM Services to Altech Star?

    By shortening your reimbursement cycle, reducing administrative and clerical costs and eliminating postage, Altech Star practice partners can justify outsourcing billing services in no time. Considering Altech Star's affordable fees and dedication to client service, outsourcing the billing process to Altech Star can benefit every practice.

  • Procedure Code Anlaysis

    Are your CPT, ICD-9 and HCPCS codes out dated or invalid? You may be losing money if the codes are not up-to-date. Let Altech Star help you increase you cash flow quickly by determining if you are properly coding your medical claims.

    Altech Star is offering a FREE Procedure Code Analysis PCA (value $795.00). The Procedure Code Analysis report will identify any codes that have been deleted or are invalid giving you any available replacement code(s), will note any codes that have had their terminology revised, will identify any starred procedures, and give you a list of the latest modifiers. This process will help in reducing rejected claims and shorten receivables time.

  • Why Outsource RCM Services to Altech Star?

    By shortening your reimbursement cycle, reducing administrative and clerical costs and eliminating postage, Altech Star practice partners can justify outsourcing billing services in no time. Considering Altech Star's affordable fees and dedication to client service, outsourcing the billing process to Altech Star can benefit every practice.

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  • Gastroenterology
  • General practice
  • Gynecology
  • Internal medicine
  • Obstetrics
  • Pediatrics
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Portable X-Ray
  • Psychiatry
  • Sports medicine

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