WHEREAS, medical billers provide a much needed service to doctors and other healthcare providers and make up a vital segment of the health care industry; and,
WHEREAS, increasingly, health care providers rely on medical billers and medical billing companies to assist them in processing claims in accordance with applicable statutes and regulations. Additionally, health care providers consult with medical billing companies for advice regarding reimbursement matters, as well as overall business decision-making; and,
WHEREAS, medical billers strive to provide a high level of ethical, lawful and professional conduct throughout the entire health care industry; and,
WHEREAS, medical billers can offer expertise in carrier reimbursement requirements and also help ensure that medical claims are accurately prepared to free physicians and other practitioners to devote their energies to the care of their patients; and,
WHEREAS, medical billers continue to influence the billing process in a positive and credible manner. They should be recognized for their efforts and their loyalty to the medical billing profession;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim March 30, 2017 as Medical Biller’s Day in Michigan.