Medical Billing News

    6 Ways to Prevent Medical Billing Errors at Your Practice

    September 9, 2020

    Medical billing and coding can be challenging to get right, especially for a small practice with limited time and resources. Since insurance billing is often the lifeblood for an organization’s revenue stream, any situation that contributes to an increase in medical billing errors needs to be identified and addressed as quickly as possible. That’s ...

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    How to Keep Costs Down in an EHR Implementation

    July 7, 2020

    Even as the healthcare industry grows more and more driven by – and welcoming of – technological change, there are plenty of doctors holding onto their paper-based processes for as long as they can. ...

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    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 ...

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Your Guide to Best Practices in Coding and Billing

    February 28, 2020

    One of the most important, if unsung, aspects of the healthcare system, the medical billing and coding process ensures that healthcare providers are paid for the services they deliver.  Medical ...

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