Realizing you need chiropractic billing software is more than half the battle. When you know you need new billing software to replace your old system that isn’t working, or if you are just opening your practice and want to get off to the right start, finding billing software can help your practice get out of the past. You can use chiropractic billing software to collect payments from your patients in a timely fashion, submit any medical claims your office has, and give you a high-level overview of how your office is doing financially. This can help you see trends, find areas to improve on, and see where you are being most successful.
What should I be looking for in this software?
When it comes to finding the right software for your office, it can begin to feel overwhelming. Many products have the same features and you might want to know what added features will be right for you.
- Chiropractic-Specific Coding. This is one of the most basic things you should look for in billing software. You want a system that is going to eliminate the need for you or your staff to manually enter codes. Good billing software will allow your staff to search for the right codes and insert them where they need to go. You also want to know that this software will have up-to-date ICD codes and CPT codes.
- Auto-Generating Claims. When it comes to entering charges into your billing software manually, your team may be doing hundreds of these a week. With features that allow for auto-generating medical claims, your staff can avoid this exhaustive and time-consuming process.
- Checking for Errors. You want to look at a software that will check your claims for errors before submission. When it catches errors, it gives you a chance to fix it before slowing down the claims process or having the claim rejected entirely. When you catch an error, it helps streamline the claims process saving your staff time.
- Being There For You. When you outsource your billing needs, you want to know that you are working with a company that cares. Look for billing software that comes with a team that can train you in their product, quickly track and manage any of your requests, and answers questions when you need the help.