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Independent Docs Lag in Reimbursement

According to the 2016 Physicians Practice Fee Schedule Survey, independent physicians are reimbursed 20-30 percent less than employed docs for certain CPT codes. Are there ways that independent physicians can catch up?

PLUS: Results to the 2016 Fee Schedule Survey. What do practices get paid for common codes?

Recent Content

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A recent data breach serves as a reminder to practices about the importance of the Breach Notification Rule's requirements.

Diego Shmuels, MD

Facing something like the Zika epidemic is challenging for any healthcare organization, but especially when they lack significant resources.

Data-sharing collaborations between payers and providers have potential to improve the bottom line for healthcare organizations and the health of their patients.

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To ensure practices' data are secure from breaches, a cybersecurity expert made the case for an open-minded and multidisciplinary approach to better compliance.

Technology is a useful tool to personalize the patient experience along the care journey while improving well-being and producing better outcomes.

Social media is a must for practices to engage patients in today's day and age. So a governance program is essential.

Jan Oldenburg

Research has shown that patient stories can heal. In this regard, Open Notes is a movement that can improve the doctor-patient relationship.

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Physicians Practice Pearls

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Revised codes and coding guidelines for 2017 completely change reporting for moderate sedation services. Here's what you have to know.

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Every practice manager dreads having a difficult conversation with a staff member. Here are some strategies to get through one successfully.

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Be as convenient to patients as much as possible if you want to compete with the growing abundance of quick-care clinics.

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