Healthcare organizations have much to consider when selecting the exemplary medical billing service. Selecting between an in-house department, or one of the many professional services available can seem daunting. If you choose to staff an in-house billing department, you'll need to ensure that you have adequate staffing and technology infrastructure. You won't have access to specialized medical coding software, so that's another cost to consider.
On the other hand, professional medical billing services can provide their clients with dedicated teams of coders, who are up-to-date on industry changes and slang. They often also provide additional services such as financial reports and analytics. Ultimately, it's up to each organization to weigh up the costs and resources needed when making this decision.