March 28, 2019: Medical Biller's Day

WHEREAS, Medical Billers provide a much-needed service to physicians or other healthcare providers, and provide 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 offer expertise in carrier reimbursement requirements, and help ensure that medical claims are accurately prepared to free physicians and other practitioners who devote their energies 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 their loyalty to the medical billing profession;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Gretchen Whitmer, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim Thursday, March 28, 2019, as Medical Biller's Day in Michigan.