MANAGED BILLING SERVICES
Medical billing experts
you can trust
Medical billing is not a “one size fits all” solution. Finding the right partner that understands your practice, specialty and billing needs can be difficult. Kareo matches you with a trusted independent billing company that knows the industry and will optimize your reimbursements.
Outsourced Medical Billing for Your Independent Practice
Through Kareo’s network of trusted billing companies, we’ve selected high-performance partners that will help you achieve your revenue goals.
Kareo’s integrated cloud-based platform ensures that your front office, clinical and outsourced billing teams are always on the same page.
Kareo’s streamlined workflow helps you to remain in sync with your biller to reduce rejections and denials; simplifying the billing processes for faster reimbursements.
Find Your Perfect Match
Kareo helps you find the best managed billing partner for your practice. We help take the guesswork out of outsourced billing, so you can get back to what matters most—caring for your patients.
1. Give us some details about your practice
2. A Kareo representative will reach out to ensure that all of your unique needs are understood
3. We will introduce you to Kareo vetted billing company partners that are aligned with your specialty
What is Smart Workflow?
Kareo has been a leader in revenue cycle management for over 15 years, and we currently partner with over 1,600 billing companies and 55,000 providers. We understand that it’s crucial to do things right the first time, every time, while identifying and eliminating the root cause of mistakes.
1 START SMART
To set you up for long-term success, your billing company partner will walk you through the data gathering process. You’ll understand what you need on the front-end so your medical billing can be streamlined on the back-end.
Kareo is designed to support your office staff in the critical role they play. Our modern technology and proven processes automate time-consuming tasks and simplifies workflows for patient intake, scheduling, check-in, billing tasks and more.
Kareo offers award-winning EHR, native iOS and Android applications, and charge capture technology to reduce data entry and errors. Kareo’s built-in rules engine ensures coding is correct at the point of entry to save valuable time and help you get paid faster.
Building upon our collective experience with over 50,000 providers and 1,600 billing companies, Kareo incorporates best practices, insights, and technology into our software to help make your outsourced billing more effective.
Kareo’s robust analytics help you track key performance indicators to stay on top of your practice revenue. Track trends, uncover opportunities and address inefficiencies with ease. hen, prioritize your team’s activity based on the greatest revenue impact.
DOCTOR DESIGNED AND APPROVEDKareo’s proven, technology automates tasks and simplifies workflows with easy to learn scheduling, claim tracking, billing tasks, analytics and more.
Follow your claims from charge submission to payment posting. Claim Tracking lets you monitor where your claims are and what's being done to get you paid.
Track your productivity and billing performance. Measure your key performance indicators and identify ways to optimize your practice revenue.
Don’t let billing tasks slow you down. Manage all your tasks in one, easy-to-use inbox. And with Kareo Mobile you can view and complete tasks anywhere.
Your team, your success
When you sign up for outsourced billing services with one of Kareo’s preferred billing company partners, you get more than just billing expertise—you get a partner dedicated to your success.
Our network is your network
Kareo has an unmatched network of billing company partners. We help match your needs with one of our billing company partners to help you find the best billing company to support your practice.
Every feature you need to expedite collections
Schedule with ease and confidence. Built in eligibility verification reduces denials and the work denials require.
Capture charges at the point of care, reduce duplicate data entry, and minimize errors. Available on the web and mobile.Watch Video
Produce cleaner, more accurate claims automatically with our nationwide billing rules engine.
Monitor all your claims, check their status, and see what is being done to get you paid.Watch Video
Streamline your day by managing and completing all your billing tasks in one, easy-to-use inbox.
Track your productivity and billing performance. Measure your key performance indicators and identify ways to optimize your practice revenue.Watch Video
Ready to speed up your collections?
Give us some details about your practice so we can match you with a preferred billing company partner.
We'll Connect You
We will introduce you to Kareo vetted billing company partners.
Get started with Medical Billing Services
Kareo helps you find the best managed billing partner for your practice. By providing you with vetted, top-tier medical billing companies, we help take the guesswork out of outsourced billing.
Here to help you
Our mission is simple: to enable the success of your practice. From day one, we make it easy to get up and running with Kareo. Once onboarded, our support team is ready to make sure that your success continues. Free for Kareo customers.
Free Success Coach
You’ll get a dedicated Success Coach – at no extra cost - which includes all the personal attention and support you need.
Help to move your files
We’ll help you get your files from the cabinets and closets up to the cloud, so they can then be accessed anytime and from anywhere.
Support your way
Get support any way you want. You can contact us via phone, email or chat. We’re here to help!
See how Kareo stacks up to the competition
SIMPLY THE BEST
According to BlackBook, for four years in a row, Kareo is the #1 integrated EHR, Practice Management and BIlling Vendor. And we continue to innovate to improve our platform!
KAREO MEDICAL BILLING RESOURCES
Enabling the success of your practice
We believe in the power of your independent practice. That’s why we offer free resources to help you measure and manage your practice successfully. From white papers to webinars and more. You’ll find many great resources here for free.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are there any setup fees or long term contracts?
There is an implementation fee of $2,500. $2,000 of that is waived when you sign a one-year managed billing contract.
I see that you have different plans with different prices. How do those work and what do I need to know to choose the right plan?
It is best that you get a free consultation with one of our Solution Consultants to identify your needs so you can choose the right plan for your practice.
How long does it take to setup?
You can sign up now and start using your account immediately. Onboarding generally takes about 30-45 days. Refer to the onboarding guide to learn about the steps of onboarding.
Can you import my data into Kareo?
Yes. Kareo does offer Data Import services. We are able to import a variety of data, ranging from patient demographics to insurance lists. There may be a charge for our import services, which will depend on the kind of data we will be importing. The price generally ranges from $250 to $1500, however Medisoft customers are free of charge. We are able to complete most projects within 5-7 business days. You can provide your data in a variety of formats, including a Comma–Separated Value (.CSV) or Microsoft Excel (.XLS), Text (.TXT), Access Database (MDB), etc. Alternatively, if you are unable to export/acquire your data, we can remotely access your system and attempt to acquire your data for you at no additional charge.
If for some reason, I would like to discontinue my subscription, can I export my data?
Yes. If you are not completely satisfied, you can export your data at any time at no additional charge. You can save a copy of your data to your local computer in standard file formats, such as Comma–Separated Value (.CSV) or Microsoft Excel (.XLS). This provides you with the flexibility to store a backup copy of your data on your own computer or take your data with you if you ever decide to cancel your subscription to Kareo.
When do you start billing me for my Kareo account?
Your billing starts on the start date listed in your order. You will receive your first invoice approximately 30 days after your start date.
Where can I review your agreement and pricing details?
Do I need to set up an account with a clearinghouse? Are there additional fees?
There is no need to set up an account with a clearinghouse, and there are no additional fees for electronic claims and remittance services. Our Enrollments team will assist you in enrolling with Zirmed, the clearinghouses used by Kareo. Kareo offers an integrated platform that includes cloud-based medical billing software for your practice combined with electronic connectivity to insurers, all provided under one affordable fee structure.
How soon can I begin sending electronic claims?
Onboarding generally takes about 30-45 days. Refer to the onboarding guide to learn about the steps of onboarding.
What type of support can I expect after signing up?
We offer a complete onboarding and training program with your subscription. Our team will be available to answer your questions as you complete the essential steps of your onboarding including watching our training videos, setting up a provider, enrolling in electronic claims, sending your first batch of electronic claims, and having your claims accepted by at least one major insurance company.
Upon sign up, you will be assigned a Success Coach who will be with you through your entire setup process. In addition, our Kareo Training Specialists will help guide you through our training webinars. For more information visit https://helpme.kareo.com/01_Kareo_PM
What kind of support can I receive once I've completed the implementation program?
Kareo offers convenient self–service customer support resources at no additional charge with every subscription. This includes online help, user manuals, guides, training videos, knowledge bases, and our user community forum. You also receive ongoing help with any electronic claims or electronic remittance enrollment questions at no additional charge. We also offer email, chat, and phone support options.
What days and hours is your support available?
Can I process credit card payments from patients using Kareo?
Yes, we offer you the flexibility to accept credit cards online, over the phone, or storing patient credit cards on file. It’s simple and affordable to set up an account and start processing credit cards in Kareo. The payments are processed through a merchant account, deposited directly into your bank account, and posted to Kareo. This can be used in conjunction with or without a card swiper. There are no set up or monthly fees, no contracts, and you can cancel anytime. It allows you to accept all forms of card types, including FSA, HSA, debit, Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. Rates are per transaction as follows:
- Patient present in office charge: 2.3% + $0.30 tax per transaction,
- Patient credit card on file or paying online 3.9% + $0.30 tax per transaction.
Can I use Kareo to submit electronic claims to all insurance companies?
You can submit electronic claims to more than 4,000 insurers through Kareo. We support Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, and Tricare in every state. We also support major national insurers, such as Aetna, Cigna, Humana, and United Healthcare, as well as local IPAs and smaller insurers. To find out if you can submit electronic claims to a specific government payer or commercial insurance company, check out the Kareo medical billing software payer list.
Which insurance paper and electronic claim formats are supported by Kareo?
We currently support professional claim formats, used for provider charges, using the CMS 1500 paper claim format and ANSI 837p electronic claim format. We also support institutional claim formats, both UB-04 and 837I, for Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASC), Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility (CORF), and Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility (ORF).
Can I use Kareo to bill insurance companies for Out-of-Network providers?
It is our experience that each insurance company may have a different policy regarding how they reimburse for medical claims associated with Out-of-Network providers and the level of electronic services (electronic claims, remittance, and eligibility) they support with Out-of-Network providers. These varying policies are independent of the medical software or clearinghouse used to bill them. So we recommend that you call each insurance company to receive a definitive answer regarding their claim reimbursement process and the electronic services they will allow as it relates to Out-of-Network providers.
What are the system requirements for Kareo?
Windows 7 or newer version of Windows, 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit), a stable high-speed internet connection such as DSL, Cable Modem, or T1, and a 17” monitor with 1024x768 screen resolution. For a better Kareo desktop application experience we recommend: Windows 7 or newer version of Windows, 2 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 2GB RAM and a 19” monitor with 1280x1024 screen resolution.
Can I run Kareo on a Mac?
Yes. You can access the Kareo platform in your web browser and may be accessed on any PC or Mac computer. For minimum requirements we recommend Firefox or Chrome browser installed, 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 2 gigabytes (GB) of RAM or more. For a better Kareo platform experience in the browser we recommend: 2 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 4 gigabytes (GB) RAM, and a 19” monitor with 1280x1024 screen resolution
How do you handle security and backups?
Your data is securely encrypted, stored, and backed up in the cloud. All your data being sent to and downloaded from our servers is protected with industry-standard encryption. Kareo is compliant with all HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. For more information about security, please read our Security Notice.
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