Northern Arizona Radiology Selects ADVOCATE as New Billing Services Provider

Columbus, Ohio (March 15, 2010) — ADVOCATE, the premier provider of radiology revenue cycle management services nationwide, announces today that they have been awarded the exclusive billing agreements with Northern Arizona Radiology in Flagstaff, Arizona.

ADVOCATE will deliver a full range of billing services encompassing their proprietary suite of billing process software functionality called Experienced Based Technology (EBTTM). EBTTM improves radiology billing and data quality consistency by ensuring a timely, accurate, and consistent workflow that results in consistently higher revenue. The EBTTM workflow process ensures every radiology service is handled accurately, consistently and timely. EBTTM provides claim acquisition and purification, eligibility verification, claim status transparency; payment compliance, denial management, accounts receivable follow-up, and charge capture verification.

“After considerable review of what improvements needed to be addressed in our billing, service and reporting processes, we found ADVOCATE to be the answer in providing us with the communication and dedicated billing services we needed in order to secure the financial support of our practice.” said Jim Vasquez, Practice Manger of Northern Arizona Radiology. “We look forward to building a long term relationship with ADVOCATE.”

Founded in 1962, Northern Arizona Radiology provides a full range of state-of-the-art all digital outpatient imaging services, including not only diagnostic imaging studies, such as x-rays, mammography, ultrasound, CT, PET/CT, MRI, and bone densitometry, but also imaging guided procedures, such as breast biopsies, steroid injections for pain management, and minimally invasive therapies for varicose veins. All of the group’s radiologists are board certified and have a wide range of subspecialty fellowship training and expertise.

“We are honored to be selected by Jim and the Northern Arizona Radiologists as their preferred revenue cycle management process solution. We offer a customized hands on approach combined with a systematic precision application of experience and technology to achieve superior results” said Kirk Reinitz, ADVOCATE, CEO. “We look forward to implementing our management techniques and a lasting relationship”.

About ADVOCATE
ADVOCATE is the leading radiology reimbursement services company that offering a truly complete, integrated approach to business issues. With our seasoned staff of professionals, we focus on addressing the unique needs of today’s practicing radiology physicians.

With proven management, business processes and advanced technology to support our operations, ADVOCATE is uniquely positioned and has the people and infrastructure to manage the business of radiology effectively and efficiently. With 20 years of radiology billing experience, and proven measurable results, ADVOCATE works as a trusted and stable business partner to provide clients with a reliable trouble free implementation, increase cash flow, training, and support. For more information about ADVOCATE’s services, please visit http://www.radadvocate.com.

For ADVOCATE inquires contact:
Paulo E. Santos, Director of Business Development
303-517-3210