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Summary

The PIMSY electronic billing software feature is a comprehensive, valuable tool designed to streamline the billing process, from invoicing to processing payments and managing insurance claims. By optimizing the billing process, behavioral health providers and administration can focus more on patient care while ensuring financial operations are handled efficiently and accurately.

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Billing: The Financial Backbone of Client Trust in Mental Health Professionals and Agencies

Billing is essential to the success and sustainability of mental health and behavioral health practices. It serves as the primary means of cash flow, facilitates compliance with regulations to avoid legal issues and penalties, and provides insights for informed decision-making, allowing agencies to optimize operations and better serve their clients. Billing plays a pivotal role in client relationships by promoting transparency and trust. Transparent billing practices help clients understand the costs of mental health services, contributing to positive client relations.

The PIMSY Billing Feature

The PIMSY electronic billing software feature is a comprehensive, valuable tool designed to streamline the billing process, from invoicing to processing payments and managing insurance claims. By optimizing the billing process, behavioral health providers and administration can focus more on patient care while ensuring financial operations are handled efficiently and accurately.

Billing Module

Integration: Seamless integration with the client management system, ensuring that billing information is always up-to-date and aligned with client sessions and treatments. This includes pulling rendering and supervision directly from the clinical documentation, eliminating manual entry and other administrative tasks.

Electronic Eligibility Verification: Electronically validate and verify client insurance information to mitigate potential issues and ensure accurate billing. 

Billing Formats: Supports various billing formats, including electronic HCFA primary and secondary, and institutional billing.

Payment Processing: Integrates with payment gateways to automate payment processing. 

Receipts and Superbill: Supports automated receipt and Superbill functionality.

Audit Trail: Maintains an audit trail of billing activities to track changes, updates, and user interactions for accountability and compliance. 

Client Statements and Invoicing: Generates statements with a clear breakdown of charges for patient transparency while automating the generation of accurate and timely invoices to reduce manual processes and the potential for error. In the client portal, your clients have easy access to their billing statements, make online payments, and have more transparency, improving patient engagement. 

Payment Capture: Payments reconcile to ensure proper reimbursement for all procedures, treatments and other billing able services.

Coding and Documentation: Dropdown capability ensures that appropriate medical billing codes are assigned to procedures and diagnoses for accurate billing. 

AR based on allowed or expected amounts

Billing Structures: PIMSY can accommodate multiple service models and billing structures.

Credit Card processing: Processing is available with PCI compliant vendors.

Claims Submission and Tracking 

Electronic Paper Claims: Generates electronic or paper claims based on coded and documented information while adhering to the requirements of insurance companies and payers. 

Customizable 837 Claim Submittal: Tailor claims electronically to fit specific payer requirements and allow edits at the claim level.

Payment Tracking: Tracks client payments, manages account balances, and generates detailed financial reports. Improve your revenue cycle management with software that tracks all patient payments.

Claims Tracking: Monitors and manages denials, resubmissions, and follow-up activities.   

Claims Editing: Modify claims as needed at the claim level.

Authorization Management Module

The Authorizations Module facilitates efficient tracking of client services in accordance with payer guidelines, effectively reducing denials due to unauthorized services. This ensures that all provided services are pre-approved, streamlining billing and minimizing financial discrepancies.

Reporting and Analytics 

Reporting tools: Helps users monitor financial performance, track collections, identify trends, and make informed decisions including AR Aging, Denial, Write-off, Deposit, and Credit. The ability to track different payer fee schedules allows accurate forecasting and reconciliation.

Rolling EOM Accounts Receivable Report  

Client Information Capture

Client Demographics: Captures and stores patient demographic details and other relevant data. 

Encounter Details: Records details of each client encounter or visit, including date, time, provider information, and the nature of the visit.

Security and Compliance

  • HIPAA compliant 
  • ONC-Health IT 2015 Edition MIIPS certified 

Conclusion

The billing function is the financial backbone and guardian of client trust within mental health agencies. Accurate billing is not just necessary; it is critical to ensuring mental health practice’s success and sustainability.  

The PIMSY EHR software’s robust billing feature adds a layer of efficiency and reliability to this pivotal aspect of mental health providers operations. With its user-friendly interface and a comprehensive set of features, PIMSY streamlines the entire billing process and empowers providers and administrators to focus more on client care. With PIMSY EHR software solution, agencies can not only navigate the complexities of insurance billing, payments, and revenue cycle management easily but also enhance client trust, optimize operational efficiency, and ultimately fulfill their core mission of providing quality mental health services.  

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