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Laboratory services may be classified in two types: Clinical and Diagnostic. Clinical laboratory services involve examination of materials from the human body to prevent or diagnose a certain disease or condition. These tests are related to biological, chemical, biophysical or pathological aspects of the patient. Diagnostic laboratory services, on the other hand, are quite different to simple clinical tests. It involves surgical pathology, hematology and blood banking services. The main difference between the two is that diagnostic services require a physician or some other certified professional to perform a test, where as for clinical services, only a pathologist is required.


Laboratory billing process is an interaction between a clinical laboratory and the insurance company. This entire laboratory billing interaction is known as a billing cycle, which can take up a few days to several months to complete. Laboratory billing require many interactions before a resolution is reached. The entire process is a function of what is commonly known as the laboratory billing department. Here at Bikham we work closely with your laboratory staff to develop strategies in overcoming any kind of payor challenges, handle appeals as well as advocate on behalf of your laboratory for reimbursement. Our process utilizes sound and compliant billing practices to work with your team resolving unpaid claims, medical necessity denials, and payer requests. Understanding national and local coverage policies is a crucial aspect of provider education. We work with your team to provide documentation to your physicians, develop billing practices and offer multiple customized reports reflecting your financials so that you are always informed. With 13 years of on hand Industry experience and various compliances like HIPPA and ISO/IEC: 27001:2013 accreditation, we are well capable of dealing with the claim denials and the reconsideration requests so the collections may be increased.


With an understanding of services and procedures offered by a typical commercial medical laboratory, proper billing and follow up on payment for services can be a daunting and exhaustive process. The inefficiencies or mistakes in billing can result in denied or unpaid claims, and thousands of dollars in lost revenue. Our modern and state-of-the-art laboratory medical billing solutions allow us to increase revenue and reduce costs. We design a customized service package best suited for your billing needs


The healthcare industry is vast and laboratories play a crucial role especially during the course of diagnosis. whether it's a molecular laboratory or a toxicology or even a pathology one. Each caters to a different regimen and each requires an expert medical practitioner at hand. But the business end of the operation cannot be neglected either for that's the part which ensures the financial wellbeing of the operation. Laboratories require specific billing solutions with a team of billing and coding experts that understand their niche and needs. Bikham Healthcare has long assisted labs and offered customized billing solutions for the same.


Our team can bill for many laboratory services and procedures including: 

Histopathology

Immuno-hematology

Immunology Lyme Disease

Microbiology/Mycology

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Parasitology

Virology

Bacteriology

Clinical Chemistry

Cytology

Dermatopathology

Genetics

Hematology


A laboratory billing system is a specialized solution meant to improve the financial standing of labs. It provides medical testing for patients and help the staff work in a swift manner. This new and exciting field of testing has quickly become a challenging area for insurance reimbursement. Laboratory billing starts with laboratory coding. After a lab service has completed, the diagnosis and procedure codes are assigned. These codes assist an insurance company in determining coverage and medical necessity of the services. The codes used for laboratory billing are the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, usually called by the short-form name International Classification of Diseases (ICD), and the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes. The ICD is designed as a health care classification system, providing a system of diagnosis codes for classifying diseases, including classification of a wide variety of signs, symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances, and external causes of injury or disease.


By streamlining the administrative and personnel costs associated with handling the revenue billing and claims process, we save additional money for our clients and offer the freedom and peace of mind to focus on their core services. Many practices and hospitals prefer coding and billing on their own, either with a dedicated team or as part of a hospital billing team. These operations can be effective as long as the investments in billing technologies are kept current and the staff members are well trained. But we often see numerous problems which reduce effectiveness and therefore cash flow. These problems can be: Staff turnover, Outdated or inflexible systems, Limited reporting capabilities.


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Laboratory medical billing  

Here at Bikham we work closely with your laboratory staff to develop strategies in overcoming any kind of payor challenges, handle appeals a...

Laboratory medical billing  

Here at Bikham we work closely with your laboratory staff to develop strategies in overcoming any kind of payor challenges, handle appeals a...

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