March 29th 2023
Patients, payers also share 2022 perspectives as everyone deals with staffing, burnout, and high costs likely to continue this year.
March 28th 2023
As medical expenditures approach 20% of GDP, Health Affairs Council delineates road map to lower national bill.
March 24th 2023
Addressing barriers for women doctors could reduce pay gap while expanding the workforce, researchers say.
March 22nd 2023
Decision comes as central bank weighs fallout of recent bank rescues
March 17th 2023
HHS leader says administration is ‘making historic progress’ in pushing down costs for prescription medicines.
Will payers fund more services in preventive care?
Payers have been slow to reimburse for preventive care. Is that changing?
AMA Study: Competition shrinks as health insurance markets concentrate
The study also found that payer sway in a region hurts not only patient care, but also physician pay.
The true value of value-based care
Achieving accurate, transparent, and replicable monetary estimates of shared savings in value-based care
Avoid these 8 mistakes to reduce medical school debt
Are you ready to make some sacrifices to find financial freedom?
Six ways for women physicians to close the gender pay gap
Here’s the good news: this is one type of gender pay difference that is easy to fix
Finances, staffing, PPE: Preparing your practice for COVID-19's next wave
There are financial, legal and operational considerations physicians must consider as they deal with COVID-19 and flu season.
5 tips on improving patient satisfaction and boosting revenue
These tips from MGMA can help your practice bounce back from the economic effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic
Coronavirus: Regeneron seeks EUA for antibody cocktail treatment
The drug was administered to President Donald J. Trump after his diagnosis last week and he has touted it as a “cure” to the deadly disease.
How Accountable Care Organizations Can Survive the Next Healthcare Crisis
Challenges faced by ACOs during the pandemic have been especially acute
Tips to get your practice finances back on track
Many practices are facing down a huge revenue shortfall from the pandemic's shut down. But there are ways to recoup your losses and grow your practice.
AMA calls for modifications to the proposed Medicare 2021 fee schedule
The organization says the Medicare fee schedule should reflect changes brought on by the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Americans pay much more for insulin than patients in other countries, study finds
A study found insulin costs in the U.S. are higher than in 32 comparison countries.
MJH COVID-19 Coalition to hold free webinar on treatment landscape
The free webinar will be held at 6 p.m. EDT on Oct. 13.
E/M changes take effect January 2021
Is your practice ready for the changes that are coming?
Strategy checklist for medical practice acquisitions
Who profits from medical records?
Medical records, which most patients think are private and protected, are in reality lucrative commodities in a multibillion-dollar industry.
HHS announces $20 billion in provider relief funding
Practices can begin applying for the funds Oct. 5.
The future of fee-for-service medicine
Fee-for-service medicine will remain for many years to come.
The importance of a stable revenue cycle
Practices should guarantee as much revenue as possible upfront
Tips for financial forecasting
Flexibility and the ability to adapt to unforeseen events are key to good financial forecasting
Harvard Pilgrim provides more than $3 million in support to primary care practices
The company has already announced an intent to distribute $10,000 to 120 independent primary care practices in Connecticut.
Emergency financing sources for medical practices
Practices should take advantage of federal and state programs
Budgeting for medical practices
Practices need to regularly evaluate their revenue and expenses
Coronavirus: Primary care practices still not at pre-pandemic levels
The condition of primary care has been improving modestly, but 35 percent are still seeing revenue and pay lower than pre-pandemic levels.
How successful ACOs treat their physicians
What makes an accountable care organization (ACO) successful?
The pros and cons of outsourcing billing
Should your practice outsource its billing services?
How to vet a telemedicine vendor
Succeeding at telemedicine into the future requires selecting the right third-party vendor. Here are some tips.
Hospital, private equity or super group: Pros and cons of different practice arrangements
Analyzing different ways practices can stay competitive, including hospital arrangements, private equity and forming a super group.
Trump signs executive order seeking to lower drug costs
The order aims to lower drug prices by “putting America first.”
2020 Coding Guide: Get Paid What You're Owed
Address coding vulnerabilities to protect practice revenue.
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