What is HME billing?
It is a category of devices used for patients whose care can be managed from home. Home medical equipment and billing for the same include reviewing every claim before the payer receives it. Managing compliance, taking care of all the claims, managing of order entry, eligibilities and authorization, AR collections, denial management, and payment posting, all of it falls under HME billing.
How does an HME billing service partner add value?
Dedicated resources who are well aware of the claims adjudication mandates offer HME billing services. It covers both the front end as well as the back end efforts. A quality outsourcing partner will reduce your backlogs, implement the checks and balances that will improve your cash flow and reduce your operational costs. Also, it will help you in focusing on your patients. Sunknowledge is a one stop destination for all your HME billing needs and works as a dedicated extension.
What is HME?
It is a medical device which is intended for any patient outside a professional healthcare setting. It includes devices that are used in both homes and professional healthcare facilities. It is made to withstand repeated use by any non-professional or patients and can be used at home.
What is HME Coding?
Coding for HME items has to be prescribed by a physician, should always be medically necessary, and also has to be approved by the insurance company of the patients. Using the appropriate modifiers and codes in HCPCS level 2 as well as Medicare policies for describing the item is critically important. Only then the item can be distributed and also payment can be secured by an HME supplier.
Streamlined Support in HME billing with the Sunknowledge advantage
A major number of HME billing providers are facing challenges in front-end revenue cycle management. As an expert, Sunknowledge Services Inc extends task-specific support in eligibility verification, prior authorization, denial management, and accounts receivable recovery.
Sunknowledge Services Inc delivers assistance in both front end/ back end billing requirements in the HME space. As a reliable operational arm, our team is proficient across all major HME billing systems like Brightree, Kareo, OPIE, Fastrack, CPR+ HME, and many more, offer a seamless transition. Also, we are capable of any client’s proprietary platform.
At unbeatable pricing standards, superior operational transparency, and top-class productivity metrics, Sunknowledge is your ultimate destination for improved cash flow. We improve your collections immediately by 70% with our quick & accurate prior authorization support. Our pre-billing support for HME lays down a strong foundation for an improved revenue cycle management experience.
A 100% HIPAA compliant destination, Sunknowledge Services Inc is a medical billing & collections company with a difference. We have a unique ability to offer unparalleled operational transparency with the highest productivity metrics in the HME billing segment.
Currently, we are serving the largest DME Company in the east coast and have spread our wings to as far as the Hawaii Islands in the West. Already working with some of the leading names in the HME /DME space, we have earned niche recognition as being someone that relishes opportunities and a desire to work as a perfect operational arm for our clients!
With our streamlined account management and seamless communication standards with transition support offered to understand your processes and work in accordance with your protocols, we are surely a next-gen HME medical billing and have top class credentials in the marketplace.
Our full range of Billing Services
- Eligibility Verification – online
- Eligibility Verification – online (with same/similar check)
- Eligibility Verification – calling (with same/similar check)
- Eligibility Verification – calling (with same/similar check) BCBS
- Prior Authorization
- Prior Authorization (with dr.’s office follow/up) / Re-authorization
- Dr.’s office follow-up
- Order entry (patient, provider, insurance, item, etc.)
- Rejection management
- Posting – auto (without audit)
- Posting – auto (with audit)
- Posting – manual
- A/R follow-up
- A/R & Denial Management
- CPAP Compliance (with patient counseling calls)
- Patient collections
- Re-supply order calls (to the patient to confirm requirement)
- Hold (eligibility, auth, ins. change, manual hold, etc.)
The reason we are the best in HME billing: A reliable Operational Arm
- Highest productivity metrics with the highest collection rate (97% guaranteed)
- FREE Telemedicine Platform
- 70% reduction in current billing cost…instantly
- 100’s of client references from leading companies in the HME space
- The lowest price/ $7 per hour/We can meet or beat any price
- Dedicated account manager at no cost/Unparalleled Operational transparency
- No binding contracts/Walkout in 30 days
- Errors of Omission & Commission Insurance support from Hiscox/Geico (Liability Cover of $1 million)
- Daily/Weekly/Monthly Customized reporting standards meeting your protocols
Unmatched Versatility Making us Your HME Billing Disaster Management Partner
With our unique ability to deliver actionable support in both HME billing, make us a champion RCM destination for the best. We can start working immediately and offer our superior pool of resources that are unique and have to stand out proficiency. We guarantee an instant reduction of 70%-80% in your overall operational expenses with the highest production standards to increase the volume of your patient intake, we also provide a free telemedicine platform, a perfect disaster management tool during these pandemic times.
What are Your Rates?
Sunknowledge has a dedicated model of engagement and we offer our resources at $7/ hour. We offer both pre and post billing support which includes all transition-related expenses as well as with complete account management support. We offer it all at that price!
How Equipped are You With after Sales Support?
We do a lot of other activities and offer niche support with patient calling work and after-sales support. In fact, we have a great track record in working with the best CPAP providers, improving their rate of compliance from 40% to 80%. We know that compliance translates to collections.
Do You Have Expertise in The Software we Use?
We have unique experience in working with all the prominent software used in the HME landscape. Our team has been exceptional in working across client proprietary systems as well. We know it all with practice management systems as a complete RCM company.
Do You Have any Referral Discounts?
As per the Sunknowledge loyalty and benefits program, all our clients can refer us to their contacts and get incredible benefits from our team with our services. Discounts will be approved as per our special concessions.
Do You Work With Start-up HME Billing Companies?
We work with the biggest and the best across the HME Billing industry. Yet, we work with all tier 2 and tier 3 companies including startups in the HME business.
What Assistance Do You Offer in Tracking of Delivery?
Right from creating the sales order, entering the patient demographics, collecting the documents in time from the physicians, checking the eligibility, we do it all till the scheduling of delivery. Yes, we have the mechanism of offering effective tracking during the delivery.
What Will be my Benefit if I Outsource my HME Billing to You?
We promise to reduce your operational costs by almost 80%. Sunknowledge delivers actionable HME billing support and will be working as your operational extension. With us working as your billing partner, you can expect a collection increase by 40% within the first month itself with seamless practice management standards.
How are You With PHI Information?
We adhere to 100% HIPAA compliance and manage PHI information as a complete healthcare RCM destination. Our state of the art processes, robust systems are capable to handle all your PHI information.
How are You With Your Productivity Standards?
We have the highest productivity standards and with our accuracy standards are almost 99.99%. Especially with prominent PMS, we are incredible with our productivity approaches.
How do You adapt to new Technology?
We are open to newer spaces, technology frameworks and are quite advanced when it comes to adoption of new technology. We adapt ourselves as a next gen RCM destination.
Leverage the Sunknowledge advantage! We will be glad to share our ideas of a business synergy and our full HME medical billing action plan with you over a “no commitment call”.