Medical Billing News

    Boosting Patient Retention: 3 Ways to Keep Patients Coming Back

    May 13, 2020

    Building a successful medical practice can be a daunting challenge due to the unique regulatory environment of the healthcare field. At its core, however, a medical practice faces the same demands as any other business. You must first raise awareness to attract customers and then deliver outstanding service to keep them coming back. That’s why ...

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    Your 2020 Guide to MACRA

    May 4, 2020

    In the increasingly value-based world of healthcare, providers’ success will hinge on their quality of service – not their fees and volume. The latest driver of the “value-first” evolution is the ...

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    Billing for Telemedicine: The Tips You Need to Know

    April 20, 2020

    Telemedicine is an excellent advancement for the healthcare system at large, since it helps underserved communities get the medical attention they deserve even when a local physician is unavailable. ...

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    MIPS 101: A Guide to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System

    March 30, 2020

    In the decade following the passage of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA), there has been a variety of incentive programs utilized to help shift the healthcare industry from a fee-based model to a ...

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    Net Collection Rate in Medical Billing: Understanding Your Practice’s Most Important Metric

    March 24, 2020

    For physician practices and their medical billing firms, net collection rate has always been a metric with huge implications for financial success. But in today’s healthcare environment, it’s more ...

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    No More No-Shows! Here's How to Promote Appointment Adherence

    March 18, 2020

    It may seem hard to believe, but missed appointments can be the top driver of lost revenue for many medical practices. Hard data on no-shows is hard to come by, but a study by the American ...

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    The Top 3 Medical Billing Issues to Watch in 2020

    March 16, 2020

    With the new year underway, there remains a multitude of question marks for medical billers and other members of the U.S. healthcare system. As 2020 marches onward, organizations need to continually ...

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    Running a Medical Practice: A Guide to Growing Your Patient Base and Hiring the Best Talent

    March 12, 2020

    Thanks to the passage of the Affordable Care Act, there are nearly 20 million more insured individuals in America’s health insurance system than there were in September 2013. There’s arguably never ...

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    3 High-Cost Healthcare Trends to Watch Out For in 2020

    March 9, 2020

    According to the latest projections from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. health spending will grow by 5.5 percent for 2018-2027. That’s not necessarily directly due to ...

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    Denying Denials: Best Practices for Avoiding Claim Denials

    March 6, 2020

    The start of a new year is a wise time to revisit some of your practice’s most important metrics around financial health. Denial rate is one of the most significant indicators of your medical billing ...

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    Best Practices for Boosting Clean Claim Ratios

    March 5, 2020

    Your practice’s clean claim ratio is the average number of claims paid upon the first submission. Every provider would love to reach a percentage above 95, but it’s not really the number that ...

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    Outsourcing Medical Billing: A Comprehensive Guide for Your Practice

    March 4, 2020

    When it comes to thriving practices, in-house employees are very often the top contributors to the organization’s success. But regardless of talent, skill, or capability, these individuals often lack ...

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    A Healthcare Practice Guide to Texting Patients

    March 4, 2020

    From employees texting bosses to business owners texting customers, many of the unwritten rules and tentative boundaries that once defined who should be texting whom and what accounted for ...

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