Bill Sample / December 10, 2018 / Rosalie Cain
When we started our Medical Billing Service in 1994 there was very little information available on medical billing services let alone medical billing service contracts. In fact some of the information indicated that you really didnt even need a contract if you didnt want one. That couldnt be further from the truth! Having a contract for your Medical Billing Service is very important to protect both you and the provider. Many new billing services ask us for a sample contract or a copy of our contract. Using a sample contract or somebody elses contract is not a good idea. It would be like taking somebody elses will whiting out their name and writing in yours. The only time it will hurt you is when you die and then your family could be in trouble.
When we started we used a very simple contract that really didnt cover much at all. When situations arose that were problems our contract was no help. We had to re-write it once we had been in the business for a while and knew what needed to be covered. So where does a new billing service start when they havent been in business long? Its hard to write a contract covering all areas and what to do when you havent experienced it yet. Most new billing services are working on limited capital and dont like to spend money on a lawyer writing a contract for them. Unfortunately many new services cut corners here to save money but thats not a good idea. Your contract should be at least looked over by a lawyer if not written by one. If possible you should try to find a general practice attorney who specializes in contracts.
You would have gotten the product by simply from filling out an easy form without spending a dime. Its quite an easy process. If youre in the document creation business you know that each customer has their own specific requirements from invoices to direct mail to letterhead. This can make getting a proposal just right difficult as it is extremely hard to interpret what a client is thinking and turn it physically into something that fits the bill. This is where sample business proposals can really help. Consider for a moment that templates of any kind are meant to save the user time in that they can take the basic proposal form and modify it to suit their clients needs. If youre in writing or web creation this is excellent and all youll likely need.