Medical Billing News

    Fee-for-Service / Private-Pay: Physicians Grapple With Changing Models

    December 8, 2015

    From low reimbursements to high deductibles to non-paying patients, doctors and medical practice managers have plenty to be frustrated about when it comes to the business of healthcare. Yet interestingly, their chief complaint has little do with earning less money than they deserve – it has to do with the trouble they go to in order to get it. For ...

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    Vendor Allies: The Partners Who Help You Optimize Payment Performance

    December 1, 2015

    Amid dwindling reimbursements, ICD-10 challenges, and the rise of high-deductible health plans, medical practices are increasingly pulling away from payers. Some are switching to concierge care, ...

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    ICD-10 Deployment Takes Off! 3 Key Issues to Watch Out For

    November 10, 2015

    After years of postponements and preparations, the vastly expanded coding methodology known as ICD-10 is officially, actively in play for medical practices across the U.S. Like other highly ...

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    3 Surprising Ways to Put Data to Work for Your Medical Practice

    October 27, 2015

    To keep the wheels turning at your practice, you periodically review reports on many different aspects of your operations: patient encounters and no-shows; per-provider performance metrics; revenue ...

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    Should You Be Concerned About Insurance Switching Patients?

    October 20, 2015

    If there was one issue that shaped the narrative of health insurance reform under the Affordable Care Act the most, it was that of individual patient coverage: who would get to keep theirs, who would ...

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    Could Virtual Visits Boost Your Revenue?

    October 6, 2015

    Physicians and medical practice managers face a lofty challenge every day when it comes to balancing what’s best for their patients with what’s best for their bottom line. There are times when it ...

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    ICD-10 Update: How CMS is Easing the Big Transition

    September 22, 2015

    On July 6, the stuff of comic book legend happened: Two antagonists joined forces for the benefit of their shared community. But we’re not talking about Batman, Catwoman, and Gotham here – this time, ...

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    Overwhelmed With A/R? Here's How to Get Streamlined

    September 8, 2015

    If you don’t revisit your processes and procedures for Accounts Receivable regularly, they can easily get out of hand. Your practice is collecting from thousands of patients and potentially dozens of ...

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    Concierge Care: Is It Right for Your Practice?

    August 25, 2015

    Depending on who you ask, concierge medicine is one of two antithetical things: an elitist, small-minded approach to practice management and patient care; or a more egalitarian, logical solution to ...

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    How to Simplify Physician Credentialing

    August 18, 2015

    If credentialing a new physician is on your healthcare practice’s to-do list, it’s probably the line item you’re dreading the most. There’s not a medical professional among us who wouldn’t describe ...

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    How to Launch a Profitable Private Practice

    August 4, 2015

    Across the country, physicians are increasingly seeing the value of independence. Whether escaping hospital employment or breaking out of group practice to go solo, more and more doctors are heading ...

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    Optimize Scheduling to Improve Practice Returns

    July 21, 2015

    If things at your practice feel like they’re falling off the rails – you’re overly busy and understaffed, your denial rate is soaring, your revenue is stagnating – the unlikely culprit may be sitting ...

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    What Productivity Metrics Should You Measure?

    July 14, 2015

    How committed is your team to making your practice the best it can be? From your medical billing department to your clinical staff to your front desk reps, everyone involved in day-to-day business ...

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