Commonwealth of Massachusetts A Proclamation His Excellency Governor Deval L. Patrick
Whereas Medical Billers are an integral and necessary part of the health care industry; and
Whereas Health care providers increasingly rely on medical billing companies to assist them in processing claims in accordance with applicable statues and regulations; and
Whereas Medical Billers provide a high level of ethical conduct throughout the health care industry;
Whereas Medical Billers provide program reimbursement requirements, ensure claims are properly handled and allow medical practitioners the freedom to devote themselves to the care of their patients; and
Whereas Medical Billers influence the health care process in a positive manner and the Commonwealth recognizes their role in providing excellent patient care and customer service,
Now, Therefore, I, Deval L. Patrick,Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, do hereby proclaim March 18, 2013, to be
MEDICAL BILLERS DAY
And urge all the citizens of the Commonwealth to take cognizance of this event and participate fittingly in its observance.
Given at the Executive Chamber in Boston, this twenty-first day of March, in the year thousand and thirteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the two hundred and thirty-sixth.
By His Excellency
Deval L. Patrick Governor of the Commonwealth
William Francis Galvin Secretary of the Commonwealth