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margemib

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« on: August 28, 2008, 05:39:02 PM »
Hello,
When I get started in the buisness I read in your book that you can work for different states, well in PA I do not need a license to be a biller but what happens if I get accounts in different states. I live in the tri-state area and this would give me more changes to get accounts. But do you know what states you need a license because I live in PA? How do you go about this?
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« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2008, 08:12:55 PM »
I'm not aware of any state that requires a license to do medical billing. 

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Re: any state
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2008, 07:17:02 AM »
No, but some states require "registration" of third-party medical billing companies. NJ is one of them.
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« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2008, 10:52:30 PM »
I just had a doc call me about doing her billing and she is in NJ. How could I find out where to register at?

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« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2008, 05:32:15 PM »
In my understanding you register where your business is located.
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Re: any state
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2008, 06:41:53 PM »
Here is the website for NJ. In NJ Third party billing companies must be registered with the state of NJ.

http://www.state.nj.us/dobi/tpapage.htm

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Re: any state
« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2008, 06:56:11 PM »
Thanks for the info, can you tell me if you live in PA and that is where you have the medical billing buiness, but you want to bill for a doctor that is located in NJ, do you still have to register in NJ?
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« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2009, 12:59:10 PM »
If you are a billing company in ANY state but doing business in NJ you must register. You always go by the state you are doing business in as well as the state in which your provider/client is doing business in as well.
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« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2009, 05:53:32 PM »
In New Jersey you need to be certified as a biller/coder, there are a number of certifications, and different organizations that offer the certifications.   A general that is for a one physician office, one for hospitals and another I forget, think it is multi physician office.  But in a few months when I complete my program, may be able to give you better information.
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« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2009, 12:00:35 PM »
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In New Jersey you need to be certified as a biller/coder, there are a number of certifications, and different organizations that offer the certifications.   A general that is for a one physician office, one for hospitals and another I forget, think it is multi physician office.  But in a few months when I complete my program, may be able to give you better information.

I'm afraid you have either been misled or there is a misunderstanding. In NJ you do NOT need to become certified. There is a difference between Certification and Registration. There is NO STATE in the US that REQUIRES CERTIFICATION. However NJ does require third party medical billing companies (those that work in the state or for clients in the state of NJ) to be REGISTERED. There is NO TEST, there is NO certification given. You complete the registration via the dept of the state of NJ and you will be listed within their listing of billing companies that are registered and ALLOWED to work/Do business in the state. That's it.
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