We have purchased a licensee to provide services through ABS and want you to benefit from the resources available. There is a one time tax deductible charge of $50 for setup of your account on our system. After that there is a monthly charge of $50. This charge will stop with the first client you enroll. You will be responsible for any advertising or marketing materials you wish to use. These expenses are not required, however, we have a large selection of marketing materials including brochures and CD's should you choose to use them. Any marketing or promotion you choose to do is also at your expense. Click here to go to our secure site to pay the initial setup fee. Accept the certificate.
The first step in becoming and Independent Contractor is download, read, sign and return to Corporate Support Services the CSS Sales Rep Agreement document. Once this document has been received by us we will review sign and return a copy to you. Once we have received the setup fee and after you have received our signed agreement will you be authorized to be an Independent Contractor. Click here to download the CSS Sales Rep Agreement document.
You will receive monthly payments for Doctors you sign up plus monthly payments for each claim you process or have processed. Click here for the commission structure.
No, we hope you will have enrolled enough doctors or hospitals in a relatively short amount of time that you will be hiring medical claims processors to handle the accounts you have. You should then hire them as employees or independent contractors of your own.
Medical billers provide a welcome outsource option. Unfortunately, although many use their computers to streamline the process, most are still using software on their own computers. This might seem like a small difference, but in fact, software-based solutions can create some major problems for you and your clients.
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The Independent Contractor is an individual or company you provides services to another individual or company. That is, they are 'self-employed' and are responsible for withholding and paying their own taxes, insurance, etc. A Schedule C is filed with the Internal Revenue Service showing Income and Expenses associated with this particular endeavor. Many tax deductions are available to an Independent Contractor which are not available to an Employee.
There are many different advertising materials available to you. We have color brochures and mailing pieces, CD's explaining the processes, and online or pc based presentations. Any advertising materials you elect to use are at your expense and subject to our approval. You can use our website as a reference to your company and a source for communicating or processes and features. You will also receive an email address, firstname.lastname@example.org for your use.
We are in the Cash Management business and offer ways of improving our customers cash flow. Programs like the Patient Payment Plan, Well Care, and Pre Authorized Checking are some of the other services available to you. Visit the Products Page for more detailed information on these products.
We have several online training videos to help you get started and answer questions about the actual software. There are several documents we can provide to assist you areas you may not be familiar with, such as contacting Doctors, where and how to find prospects, and the different services available to your clients.
Our support with any of the products and services we offer. In addition to your own email address and the use of our website we make full use of the marketing materials, online training, and counseling offered by ABS. In fact, you will have access to any and all materials that we as a franchisee have access to. We will also provide you with mass marketing services such as mass email or faxing to help you develop your client base. You also have all of the resources of a nationwide company behind you.
Yes, to a degree. This is most certainly a 'home based business' opportunity. There are sometimes when you may want to make personal contacts with your customers. In order to process claims you will need to have a computer with a high speed Internet connection. We recommend a cable modem as opposed to DSL as the connection speeds are more consistent. You should also have a fax machine to receive documents from your customers.
A. The best case scenario, primarily if the office is local, is to pick up the information in person once or twice a week. If the volume is high, you may even want to pick up the information on a daily basis. This is to facilitate good relations between you and the office staff and keep abreast of needs as they develop.
Of course if you are unable to make personal appearances due to logistical reasons, a courier service will work. Also, you can have the doctor’s office fed-ex the information to you at your expense(recover this expense in the price of your services). Other options are also available:
Via Fax: dayslips and superbills can be faxed to you from the doctor’s office on a daily business for processing to be done within 24 hours. However, if you choose to do it this way and you work a full time job, be aware that when you get home you could have a piled up mess on the floor to sort through!
Via Mail: the provider can mail information as often as
You might want to provide pre-stamped, pre-addressed priority mail envelopes.
Absolutely not. You don’t need to be a medical coding specialist in order to
file claims electronically.
There are over 1,500 independent contractors, from every walk of life, most of whom had no previous medical training or background. The online system itself takes care of all the proper coding. You simply input the data provided on the patients’ information sheets filled out at the doctor’s office and the “superbills” the doctor fills out when seeing patients.
Our complete Self-Paced Home Study Course and an optional Live Training class will teach you everything you need to know to start filing electronic claims for medical providers.
Some contractors, once they got their first few clients, decided to get further training, but this was just something they did to further their education in this exciting field. It’s not needed in order to make money doing medical billing.