Substance abuse is one of several addictions that, if left unchecked, can completely devastate a person’s life and livelihood. Addiction is a tricky condition in which the person who suffers from it is both physically and mentally dependent on the substance or activity. Substance abuse can include alcohol addiction, illegal drug abuse, and prescription drug abuse. A person who is dealing with substance abuse will be dependent on that substance, will be using it often, and will most likely be having difficulty with social situations. Many times, when a person becomes an addict, they are aware that what they are doing is not good for them, but they do not know how to stop.
In these situations, it may become necessary for a substance abuser to be admitted to a rehabilitation center where they can be removed from the addiction and given treatment. Treatment centers are a great blessing to those dealing with substance abuse and are often big operations that employ many healthcare workers. Part of the reason for this is because each person’s experience with addiction is different. People require different treatments for their specific addictions, how long they have been addicted, and the mental and emotional dependencies that they have developed. Rehabilitation workers have a lot on their plates. That is why it is key for rehabilitation centers to have access to simple and well-managed billing operations.
Substance Abuse Billing
Substance Abuse Billing for any behavioral health issue can be complicated because the medical professionals and the patient often have to test out many medications and treatments before they find the right fit. This can take time, and it can be pricey for individuals to stay at a treatment center even for a short period of time. An individual’s insurance should pay for their stay or they should have some other form of payment. It is important for treatment centers to have a quality substance abuse billing system in order to verify that their patients’ treatments can be paid for.
Our Billing Services Help Substance Abuse Treatment Centers
Here at Aspen Ridge Medical, we know how difficult it can be for a treatment facility to not only provide quality care for all of its patients, but to also take care of the more menial tasks, such as getting in contact with insurance companies and billing procedures. We at Aspen Ridge Medical support substance abuse treatment centers by providing high-value billing services. Some of the services that we provide include: verification of benefits, insurance billing, and consulting.
Verification of benefits is very important for treatment facilities of substance abuse. Firstly, it is always important to verify what information anyone gives to your facility, but it is especially important to verify that insurance information is correct. We at Aspen Ridge Medical will take care of contacting insurance companies for your facility to verify your potential patients’ information and to check that their insurance company covers your treatment services.
Not only will we contact insurance companies to verify benefits, but we will follow up with them to ensure that your facility gets paid. We take care of all insurance billing and will submit insurance claims. If a claim is denied we will do everything in our power to ensure that it does get paid.
Lastly, we also provide consulting services. As an expert in the billing industry, we can provide your company with advice regarding how to manage your in-house billing. We also have worked with many healthcare facilities and can help give you an idea of how resources are being allocated within a facility throughout the industry. It is important to understand how to allocate your facilities resources in order to avoid insurance claims being denied. Contact us today!