Answered below are some of the most frequently asked questions of Associated Lien Services and the services they offer in Medical Billing, Worker’s Comp and Collections.

General Question

YES! With over 25 years in the field, Associated Lien Services has the experience to understand the nuances of your specialty. Our satisfied client base includes providers in Orthopedics; Surgery; Chiropractic; Pharmacy; Neurology; Psychology; General Practice; Cardiology; OB/GYN; Geriatrics; Anesthesiology; Dermatology; Radiology and others. We have collected over 22 million in revenue (I’m unsure if revenue is the correct word here, but) for our clients in the last 2 years.

Questions About Billing

Associated Lien Services sends accurate billing along with supporting documentation to the carriers. After the allotted time frame, each of our staff members will individually follow-up on pending billings. This is included in the billing fee for the initial term of the billing contract.

Associated Lien Services provides a preliminary consultation, where we show you how to maximize your revenue by optimizing the services billed, the correct codes and/or modifiers. This may uncover additional revenue sources that have not been previously considered. We also monitor the billing to ensure compliance.

Associated Lien Services will develop a precise SUPERBILL designed just for you, which will allow your staff the time necessary to maximize patient flow. Associated Lien Services has transcription services available and can set up courier services to pick up or drop off the billing to your office.

Associated Lien Services will provide detailed reports on a weekly or monthly basis, according to your preference. These reports itemize what has been billed, what has been paid, and what is still owed.

Questions About Collections

The primary advantage is financial. In short, Associated Lien Services operates on a contingency basis, therefore, if there is no revenue generated, then the provider has no expense. With in-house employee collectors, there will an expense, regardless of performance. Additionally, there is no payroll taxes, insurance, and other overhead.

Associated Lien Services employs a staff of bill collectors and maintains a network of fully experienced Hearing Representatives for all Workers Compensation Appeal Boards. We handle all aspects of collections from the telephonic communications, lien conferences, declarations of readiness, petitions for reconsideration as well as lien trials.

Each case is different with its own set of facts. The parameters relative to provider’s settlements will be determined by that provider. However, the case facts typically determine the recovery relative to any lien.

Associated Lien Services will provide detailed reports on a monthly basis. At that time, monies collected are sent to the provider. From there, the provider is receives an invoice for the work that we have completed. It’s as simple as that.

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