Medical Billing News

    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 “appropriate” texting behavior have largely fallen away. Overall, that’s a welcome development for most folks who find the convenience, clarity, and quickness ...

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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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    How to Achieve a 95% Clean Claims Rate

    February 9, 2021

    Do you know what your practice’s clean-claims submission rate is? Claim rejections are costly. Anything lower than a 95% clean claims ratio means your medical practice is losing revenue and ...

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    Outsourcing Medical Billing: A Comprehensive Guide for Your Practice

    January 21, 2021

    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 ...

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    Your Guide to Best Practices in Coding and Billing

    December 22, 2020

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

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    How to Embrace 'Fiscal Stewardship' in the New Era of Healthcare

    November 6, 2020

    In the day-to-day management of medical practices, the most critical concern is (and always will be) patient care. But in the evolving landscape of U.S. healthcare and medical billing services, ...

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    The Link Between Patient Engagement & Reimbursement

    October 13, 2020

    Especially in the increasingly value-based landscape of medical billing, boosting patient engagement levels is a priority of most modern medical practices. But even for those organizations that have ...

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    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 ...

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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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    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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