Many Advantages of Hiring an External Healthcare Consultant

It might seem as though there is no one better suited to understanding the unique needs of your ENT practice or clinic than you and your staff. However, studies show that hiring an external healthcare consultant to review things like otolaryngology management, billing and coding can actually improve account management, revenue collection, and patient satisfaction. It is important to hire a consultant that is trained, certified, and experienced in your specialty if you want to get the most benefit out of using this type of service. MD Pro Solutions only works with ENT practices and clinics to help make improvements to professional medical billing and other essential areas of account management.

Keeping Up With a Changing Industry
One of the biggest advantages associated with hiring an external healthcare consultant is the ability to gain insight, training, and support from a healthcare professional who is up-to-date on all of the latest changes and requirements. Some of the recent changes come from the Affordable Care Act (ACA), while others come from coding changes to ICD-10. However, changing demographics and technology within the industry as a whole have had just as much of an influence. Many practices and clinics have struggled to keep up with the changes, resulting in reduced revenue through slower claims submissions and, in some cases, rejected or denied claims due to coding errors.

External consultants can help your billing department identify deficiencies, making it easier to assist with additional training and support to ensure timely submissions of claims and increased revenue as a result. Whether you choose to outsource professional medical billing services or provide continued education for your existing billing department staff, it all starts by hiring a qualified and experienced healthcare consultant to get the ball rolling. A good consultant can mean the difference between merely surviving and thriving in a growing, changing, and evolving industry.

Get a FREE Consultation
Any company that works with otolaryngology management, billing and coding that is worth its salt will offer a free consultation or evaluation. During that first meeting, a healthcare consultant will often provide specific ideas on where help is needed in order to increase revenues and value while working to improve account management. This can help office managers to get a feel for the quality of professional medical billing insight and assistance that the consultant will be able to provide. There are different types of healthcare consultants available in the market today, so it pays to know a little bit about what you need before you go into that first meeting.

Some of the types of services that you may need to improve account management include:

  • overall business strategy consulting
  • consulting to boost revenues and collections
  • marketing consultants
  • consultations for operational improvements
  • technology and software consultants
  • legal or regulatory consultations

MD Pro Solutions provides a wide range of consultation services designed to improve account management and assist with professional medical billing for ENT practices and clinics. If you have an idea of the type of services you require from a healthcare consultant, you can contact our team directly and share your concerns. We can come out to your office and provide a FREE evaluation to confirm or challenge your expressed needs. Our goal is to help you and your otolaryngology practice to be as successful as possible while making improvements to the medical billing process and overall management of your office.

Moving Forward
Once the issues with your otolaryngology management, billing and coding have been identified, the work of a professional healthcare consultant is just beginning. Assistance with professional medical billing, either through training and support or outsourcing services can be provided. Online coding support may also be available to help improve account management and claims submissions. Additional management services can also be given to help your administrative office become more effective and efficient.

Whether your needs are based on revenue cycle improvements, internal operations, and processes, technology upgrades, software enhancements, regulatory issues, or patient care, MD Pro Solutions can help you tackle these issues head on and start moving forward. We can also provide you with auditing and reviews, professional credentialing services, as well as reporting and communications options that can help you continue to improve account management and patient services. The education, resources, and support available to you and your staff can help you to grow and evolve over time.

Call MD Pro Solutions
If you are in need of aid with any area of your practice, including otolaryngology management, billing, and coding or compliance with industry regulations, contact MD Pro Solutions and ask about our healthcare consultant services. We can provide you with a vast range of services all designed to improve account management and grow your business. Give us a call at 508-945-1665 to learn more about our services or to schedule a FREE evaluation with a professional healthcare consultant.