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About Pricing 
Hi Gina. I really appreciate your efforts giving us such valuable information through your website. And am not sure whether I should ask you this question …

How do I bill Medicare secondary using eClinicalworks? 
I cant seem to figure out how to bill Medicare secondary thru eClinicalworks. I have over 100 claims that can't get past our clearing house. I have tried …

How Long Should a Medical Provider's Office Keep EOB's on File? 
How Long Should a Medical Provider's Office Keep EOB's on File? Response: It’s important to remember that and EOB (Explanation of Benefits) is …

Medicare primary or secondary with a supplement 
If you're not in the medical field how are you to know what your primary what your secondary and what your supplemental is? Subsequently you tell your …

Insurance for Starting a Medical Billing Company 
I am starting a Billing service company with some partners. What types of insurance would the company need to carry? I know basic small business insurance …

How to bill for handling denied claims due to errors 
What should I charge for handling denied claims because of errors. I will be doing the research and resubmitting them. So should I charge per claim? and …

Medical Billing Contract 
The person that implemented our EMR also does medical billing. My doctors were impressed with her training, so they hired her to do their billing. That …

Paying for Leads in a Medical Billing Business 
What is acceptable for compensation for someone who generates leads for the medical billing business? And is it a one time referral fee, or are they entitled …

Want to Start Dental Billing From Home 
Hi, I am interested in starting dental billing from home and need some guidelines. I have been doing dental billing for a dental office for the past …

Ownership of Medical Data 
I have been doing medical billing for a client for about 4 years now and she has recently decided to incorporate with a family practice who is requiring …

Registering & Contracting with Insurance Companies 
I am trying to get my own medical billing business started, mostly because I have a client already lined up. My question is, how do I go about getting …

Sales tax has to be charged in Texas if a Contracted biller does private pay collections? 
I am a new owner of a medical billing business. I was recently told by a prospective client that her current contracted biller does not handle private …

Billing Service has Denied Online Access 
I have a potential new client who has contacted me to use our billing services. He recently gave his current billing service notice as he was unsatisfied …

Do I have enough education to start my own medical billing business at home without any previous billing experience? 
I graduated from U.S.Career Institute with a 99% grade average. I really want to start my own medical billing business at home. The school tells me I have …

Are there dental insurance programs that you can purchase to do dental insurance billing from home? 
I was interested in starting up my own business from home with dental insurance billing. I am currently looking into how might I start this. I was wondering …

We've got a medical billing funding resource that your users will love.... 
Hello, I was checking out all the great information on your site and I think visitors to your site might also find www.prnfunding.com interesting since …

Do I need a license to open a medical billing home based bussiness? 
I have a 2 years experience with medical billing and coding. My background study is a Bachelor in Computer Science. Right now I am preparing for the Certified …

I've started a medical supply business. How can I start billing insurance companies. 
I'm trying to start a business in medical supplies and I need to know how to bill insurance companies. Answer: Mike, I assume you're talking …

When Patient Has Three Insurance Plans - Primary, Secondary, and a Third (Tertiary) Not rated yet
My client has Medicare primary, a Medicare supplement and then a third insurer. How do I file for that third reimbursement? Response: I know most …

How to Charge Provider for Capitated Accounts? Not rated yet
I am in the process of opening my own billing practice. My experience in the past has not allowed me to deal with capitated accounts. My first client …

Out of Network Billing to Maximize Reimbursement Not rated yet
I have started billing for a provider's out of network business (he is a surgeon). What is the best method to collect maximum reimbursement? The reimbursement …

Transfering a client from one billing software to Kareo Not rated yet
Hi Gina, I have a potential new client who is using a 3rd party biller, but is unhappy and wishes to make a change. She would like to contract with me …

Work From Oversea's in Medical Billing  Not rated yet
I'm interested in Medical Billing and Coding but I want to move overseas in a few years and I don't know if I can do the work from there. Can you provide …

Mental Health billing for Licensed Professional Counselors and Medicare Not rated yet
I have been billing for mental health for the last 20 years and one of the MOST frustrating parts of my job has been billing for Licensed Professional …

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Medical Billing Services Proposal Not rated yet
I am looking for a medical billing proposal template that I can use when asked to submit a formal proposal. Anybody have any good templates?

What make Neoplasm coding so difficult? Not rated yet
What is the proper way to approach coding neoplasm, I need clarification, I'm stuck! Response: Thanks for your question. I'm not experienced …

What is the billing cycle time? Not rated yet
Dear Gina, I am planning to start my own practice in billing and coding. This website helped me a lot in understanding the process. My question is …

Would want to start medical billing services business Not rated yet
I have masters degree in microbiology and have 7 years experience in the clinical research industry with reasonably good background in medical terminology …

Does it really take 5 months to be reimbursed by a doctor's office? Not rated yet
My Primary Care office did not complete/submit the paperwork needed for a sleep apnea treatment by a dentist in July of 2015. The billing department (?) …

Denied care after medical records were requested and reviewed Not rated yet
Can a medical provider deny medical care after requesting a patients records and then reviewing them? Response: As I understand, in general, the …

Marketing Not rated yet
I started my medical billing business 18 months ago. I had little money to start with, so I've done almost all my marketing through cold calls. I now have …

Medical Billing Software Fees "per provider" Not rated yet
I'm in the process of starting my own medical billing company and had a question regarding the software fees. I'm an experienced ER nurse and plan to …

Thinking Im being overcharged for office visits - Medicare Not rated yet
I recently moved to new location in Michigan. I've been seeing a new family doctor . They are charging me $186.00 a visit. When I asked about it, the nurse …

Question on provider procedure charges and question on billing service transition Not rated yet
Hello, I will be opening my medical billing service in a few months and I would like to know how to price the procedures that I will bill to insurance. …

Amount charged for insurance pay clients vs. cash pay clients Not rated yet
I was always told that there can be a minor difference in the fee charged to a cash paying client vs. an insurance paying client. The doctor I work for …

Starting a Medical Billing Service Not rated yet
When starting a new Medical Billing Service, what specialty is a good starting point, I have heard that Chiropractic is not a good one. Also I have taken …

Medical Billing and Coding Questions Not rated yet
I'm going to school for medical billing and coding and it's online. I have some questions: Do I have my own office to work at if I'm working in a …

Liability Insurance for Medical Biller Not rated yet
I bill for a couple of psychologists on the side. My income from this venture is less then 15,000.00. It has come to my attention that I should get an …

Starting Medical Billing in Northern New York.... Not rated yet
Before I enter the medical billing field here in northern New York, I am in St. Lawrence county. Should I call around and see what doctors here are …

Opening a Medical Billing Company Not rated yet
Do you have to be certificated to open a medical billing company or would it look good to your clients. I have over 17 years in the medical field doing …

Which Medical Billing Specialty to Bill For? Not rated yet
There are so many directions in medical billing a person can go to choose as to their first client to start off in billing for them. You suggested to possibly …

Desire To Work as Contract Medical Biller From Home Not rated yet
Hi Gina! My name is Melissa. First and foremost, i have appreciated your website soooo much! Reading about your experience in starting your business at …

Flat Fee Charge per Client For Billing Services Not rated yet
Starting a Medical Billing home business. I am currently working at a Therapy business by the hour as an independent contractor but told them I want to …

Can I Operate a Billing Business From Another Country? Not rated yet
I am currently studying medical billing and coding in the USA, but I wanted to move to another country. I want to move to Guatemala and put a medical billing …

With medical billing business, how much vacation can you take a year and how many days can you take off? Not rated yet
Since, doctors have clients everyday, normally on weekdays, and if you had or wanted to take a day off or take a vacation could you do it? Response: …

Medical Billing Expenses Not rated yet
What expenses does the typical at home medical biller incur if they are paid on a percentage basis? Aside from typical expenses of computer equipment, …

Billing, coding...or both? Not rated yet
Hi Gina! First I want to say that your website has been amazing!!! I went from knowing nothing about billing to having a pretty good idea of what I'm looking …

Medical billing and coding business Not rated yet
Hi..Do I really have to go to school to start a home based business with billing and coding? Is the medical software really worth the money of getting …

I am a coder as well as a Biller. In considering starting my own home based business, what liability should be aware of? Not rated yet
I am a coder as well as a Biller. What liability should I be aware of as I start my own business? Response: It’s a good idea when offering a service …

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Starting in HIT soon ... Home Based Business Not rated yet
Hello, My name is Debra and my fiance's name is Paul. We have been researching a career in HIT for quite some time geared towards having our own home …

How to contact Providers for potential clients Not rated yet
Hi. I am researching to begin an at home Medical Billing business. I recently graduated from Allied Medical School. And I also became certified through …

Before I start my home-based business Not rated yet
A friend and I are both currently studying for our medical billing certificates from an online school, and then we plan on sitting for the certification …

Fresh out of Medical Billing School - Where do i start getting an entry level job? Not rated yet
Hi my name is Carrie i have just recently finished an online medical billing class. My goal is to one day work at home. I'm a nursing assistant, have been …

Getting Started in Medical Billing and Am Overwhelmed!!! Not rated yet
I took a course and passed it but have never worked in a medical office before. I was told by talking with local physician staff and those who started …

Requirements for billing Medicare and Medicaid. Not rated yet
Gina, I've been a inside sales rep for a one of the largest DME providers in the US for the last 2 years. In my position we cover everything from gathering …

Changing Medical Billing Companies Not rated yet
I need to know what is required from the billing company when a provider lets you go and hires another billing co. Are you required to give them a final …

$500.00 monthly billed amount Not rated yet
In the example contract it states percentage that would be due from the doctor, the $500.00 monthly minimum billed is this the billing service minimum …

Client Charges Not rated yet
How do I figure out what to charge a client for my billing services? Do I charge per claim or a flat rate per month? which is better and how much should …

How do I become licensed in billing and coding in IL? Not rated yet
I have earned a certificate in Medical billing & coding from a Jr. College, and I am very interested in starting my own home based business. I need to …

Is it legal for patient medical information to be transmitted by Fax machine? Not rated yet
I am starting a home medical billing business and I plan to have my providers transmit patient information by Fax machine. Is this legal under HIPAA? …

Requesting claim software from an insurance agency Not rated yet
Hello! I am in the works of starting my own billing business in Arkansas. How do I request an insurance agency's claim software - they keep asking me for …

How long does it take to be profitable? Not rated yet
I had my own business twenty years ago and retired when I sold to a national firm. It was temporary help, executive search, full time placement and on …

QUESTION::Trying to get started on my Home-Based-Billing Company.... Not rated yet
When you finally find a client, and you are now they're medical-biller, from home, how do you get all the patient information you are going to need? Are …

Starting a billing business with a cheap medical billing software or expensive software? Not rated yet
I am starting my medical billing business and was wondering if i choose to start with a cheaper software in the beginning like Kareo and later on i decide …

Does the software I pick depend on the type of practice I choose to target? Not rated yet
The course I am taking now teaches me everything about medical billing but they don't teach about the software so i am looking to get a good affordable …

What is the percentage fee for home based medical billing service? Not rated yet
I am currently working at a physician office for 2 years and just got another offer to do the claims at home from another small practice. What is the …

Medical Billing Provider Contract Not rated yet
Hello, I would like to thank you for all of your helpful information. It has helped me very much in the process of starting my own home-based medical …

Got the entrepreneur spirit and have education behind me..whats next? Not rated yet
•Working from home •Starting a business •Working with doctors •Signing your first doctor •Software and Clearinghouse •Marketing your services Are …

Medical Billing Fees Not rated yet
Hi Gina! Its me Gina again, I was wondering how soon you collect your first fee. If you sign your contract January 1st, do you wait until Feb. 1st to …

Medical Billing Business license Not rated yet
I am starting a home based Medical Billing Business. I have got my Tax ID and have someone working on my website. I do have a question on the business …

Medical Collections from Home Not rated yet
Hi Gina I have been a Surgery and Pain Management Medical Collector for over 7 years. I have younger children who are growing up so fast!I would like …

Can a medical billing company reimburse a provider for errors Not rated yet
My question is, if several charges for a date of service were not filed in time due to not seeing the superbills for that day would a medical billing company …

How to Insure Payments are Received for Medical Billing Services Not rated yet
Hi, I am starting my billing company and would like to know what do you do to ensure that you receive payment for your services that you provide to physicians. …

I will like to know more about marketing tips. Not rated yet
Hi my name is Erika Hernandez, First of all, want to add that I love your video and I can see that you are very knowledgeable in the medical billing field. …

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Time Away From Work Not rated yet
Hi Gina, My name is Blanca, and I'm definitely looking into starting my own medical billing business from home. I have found your website to be very …

Pointers on Starting a Medical Billing Business Not rated yet
I enjoyed reading your links. I am starting a new medical billing business myself and I wanted to get a few more pointers from someone well experienced …

At Home Medical Billing Services Jobs or Businesses Not rated yet
Hi, Are at home medical billing services jobs or businesses very hard to get? I was considering starting a medical billing business out of my home but …

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