Stamp out payer denials
Empowering your medical practice for success
Ace potential Medicare audits of advance care planning in 2023 with these tips
Seven tips to avoid ACP-related denials and pass any payer audits with ease
Providing culturally competent care
How cultural competence helps physicians improve outcomes and achieve value-based financial incentives
Are you leaving money on the table? The answer is probably ‘yes.’
These days, physicians are terrified about overcoding — that is, billing for services they did not render or for more labor-intensive services than they provided.
Seven ways to ease patient collections in your medical practice
Collecting money from patients is an ongoing challenge that has only worsened with high-deductible health plans.
How physician documentation can combat the opioid crisis
Experts agree that when it comes to battling the opioid epidemic, physicians need to shift their mindset and start focusing on data integrity
How physician documentation and coding can combat the opioid crisis
Experts agree that when it comes to combatting the opioid crisis, physicians need to shift their mindset and start focusing on data integrity.
Seven ways to make your practice more LGBTQ-friendly
A welcoming environment makes it easier for patients to interact with physicians so they can provide the best care.
Avoiding denials: Six general tips to boost coding, billing compliance
Claim denials can be a massive drain on your practice. Here’s 6 tips to reduce your denial rate.
How to build a practice for younger patients
Millennial and Generation Z patients demand convenience and quicker access, experts say
3 tips to maximize ROI on advanced practice providers
Get the most out of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and others to truly benefit your practice’s bottom line and patient care.
Think ‘specificity’ when documenting these seven diagnoses
Avoid denials by using these checklists for seven key primary care disease states.
5 tips to manage high-deductible health plans
Manage patient payments effectively to not damage your practice’s revenue stream.
Psychiatric collaborative care management may improve outcomes, boost revenue
Financial incentives exist for physicians and psychiatrists to collaborate when caring for patients with behavioral health disorders.
Understanding how RVUs benefit independent physicians
The transition to value-based payments raises an important question: What role, if any, will relative value units (RVUs) play in physician reimbursement in the future?
Addressing hypertension can aid value-based scores
New, lower blood pressure guidelines could result in more diagnoses, greater need for treatment
How to manage hepatitis C patients under MACRA
Improved documentation and data can not only improve wellness, but also a practice’s value scores
Easy guide to coding to collect what you are owed
How to avoid denials,
collect what you are owed
3 tips for developing a budget-friendly patient engagement strategy
Consider these three tips to engage patients while being mindful of the practice’s budget
How to improve patient engagement through technology
Electronic health records and portals are not perfect, but they do offer physicians a way to connect with patients
Think carefully before engaging patients via text
According to the HIPAA Privacy Rule, physicians and patients can exchange unsecured emails as long as patients are aware of and accept any potential privacy and security risks.
Are your CCM codes correct?
Greater scrutiny of CCM services could be on the way, perhaps even denials. So physicians should ensure they are coding the right way the first time.
How to avoid TCM coding denials
CMS and most commercial payers began to pay for TCM in 2013, but physicians continue to see denials. Experts believe there could be several reasons why.
Prolonged services payments on the rise
The good news is that payment for prolonged services rose in 2017. The bad news is that the feds are taking a closer look at use of these codes.
Here's why high-level E/M codes mean more money
When documented and coded appropriately, high-level E/M codes translate into greater reimbursement than their lower-level counterparts
How to improve diabetes outcomes under value-based care
Good communication and creative thinking can lead to better patient results while boosting doctors’ quality scores
Everything doctors need to know about bundled payments
Getting a head start on learning how bundled payments work can help physicians prepare for MACRA
Top 11 ways physicians can fight back against denials
11 strategies for turning rejection into revenue
Wearables and EHRs: 5 essential questions
Wearable fitness devices such as smartwatches, activity trackers and other biometric sensors continue to grow in popularity. Physicians must determine whether and how to incorporate device-generated data into their practice’s electronic health record (EHR).
7 ways physicians can take control of uncompensated time
Physicians should focus on generating revenue, not putting in a longer workday, experts say
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