Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
WHEREAS, medical billers provide a necessary service to physicians and other health care providers and are 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 regulations and consult with medical billing companies regarding reimbursement matters and decision-making; and,
WHEREAS, medical billers strive to provide a high level of ethical, lawful and professional service throughout the entire health care industry; and,
WHEREAS, medical billers offer expertise in carrier reimbursement requirements and help ensure that medical claims are accurately prepared to allow physicians and other practitioners to devote their time to the care of their patients; and,
WHEREAS, medical billers continue to influence the medical billing process in a positive and credible manner and should be recognized for their efforts and loyalty to the Medical Billing profession;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Gretchen Whitmer, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim March 25, 2021, as Medical Biller's Day in Michigan.