Mental health services comprise one of the widest scopes in healthcare, encompassing patients of all ages, socioeconomic groups as well as services provided. Practitioners administer care for patients with all types of acute and chronic, mental and social health issues, including those categorized as serious mental illness. Services are often rendered in multiple facilities and locations and coverage for diagnosis and treatment vary widely by both state andpayor guidelines.
Medical billing for mental health professionals is complex and time consuming, requiring trained staff to ensure accurate and timely reimbursement. PGM provides billing services to psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, counselors, nurse practitioners, group therapists and other mental health and behavioral health clinicians in hospitals, clinics and individual and group practices across the country.
From consultation services to acute substance abuse disorders, mental health billing offers unique challenges in the struggle to keep practice revenue flowing. Whether you’re calculating outpatient mental health treatment limitations or accessing documentation guidelines, our core team of medical billing specialists will work hand in hand with your practice to help identify problem areas such as the correct use of modifiers, and educate your practice on best-in-class billing practices and procedures. PGM will manage all aspects of your mental health practice’s billing to help ensure you receive proper compensation for services rendered.