Medical Billing News

    5 Tips for How to Prevent CMS Audits for Medical Practices

    October 12, 2021

    Part of treating Medicare patients is that your medical practice may be subjected to Medicare audits. These can lead to suspension of payments and Medicare fees if your medical practice isn’t up to snuff with current regulations and laws.  Unfortunately, healthcare waste, fraud, and abuse lead CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) to be ...

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    How Much Are Claim Denials Costing Your Medical Practice?

    September 9, 2021

    Claim rejections are incredibly costly - and anything lower than a 95% clean claims ratio means your medical practice is losing revenue and furthering your expenses by having to rework those rejected ...

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    The Importance of Tracking (and Lowering) Days in Accounts Receivable

    September 7, 2021

    How well do you know your cash flow when it comes to accounts receivable? Many medical practices allow their A/R metric to be a black box of misunderstanding, when in reality, it’s one of the most ...

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    Best Practices For Improving HCC Coding Accuracy for Value-Based Payments

    August 30, 2021

    As enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans increases, healthcare organizations need to be able to anticipate future healthcare financial resources and predict appropriate reimbursement for physicians. ...

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    Should Your Medical Practice Consider Hiring Non-Physician Providers?

    August 23, 2021

    Running an efficient and streamlined medical practice means you have to make smart hiring decisions. Delivering the best patient care is, of course, your top priority, but do you need to exclusively ...

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    Best Practices for Minimizing Your Medical Practice's Cybersecurity Risks

    July 28, 2021

    With so many aspects of the medical field moving to a virtual telemedicine realm, cybersecurity protocols for your medical practice are more important now than ever before. Your medical practice ...

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    6 Tips for Improving Your Patient Education Resources

    June 14, 2021

    Have you ever visited the doctor’s office and noticed the colorful poster on the wall, or left with a pamphlet in your hand? These patient education resources enhance your visit by providing ...

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    The 2021 OIG Work Plan: Overview for Medical Practices

    June 11, 2021

    Since its establishment in 1976, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) has been at the forefront of the nation’s efforts to fight waste, fraud, and abuse in Medicare, Medicaid, and more than 100 ...

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    How to Choose the Best Medical Billing Services for Your Practice

    May 28, 2021

    If you’re considering outsourced medical billing services for your practice, it’s important to know what to look for before deciding on a specific solution. For many practices who have never used a ...

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    How Tech Can Improve Your Practice's Revenue Cycle Management

    May 20, 2021

    Technology is everywhere, and is only becoming more intertwined with nearly every aspect of our daily lives. The healthcare industry is certainly no exception, and significant advances have been made ...

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    A Healthcare Practice Guide to Texting Patients

    March 19, 2021

    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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    Billing for Telemedicine: The Tips You Need to Know

    March 17, 2021

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

    February 26, 2021

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

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