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Growing Push to Eliminate Annual Medicare Reimbursement Cuts
Medicare physician reimbursements will be slashed by 24.4 percent on January 1. However, a new push on Capitol Hill could put a stop to it.
Four Considerations Before Dismissing a Patient from Your Practice
Dismissing a patient from your medical practice without taking the proper precautions can raise ethical and legal problems.
Three Strategies for Improving Physician Recruitment Efforts
Physician recruitment for private practices will only become more challenging in the years ahead. Use these three strategies to improve your recruitment efforts.
Five Tips for Boosting Patient Collections
The best advice for practices struggling with patient collections is to have a plan, make sure everyone knows the plan, and then follow the plan.
Why Healthcare Reform Won't Eliminate the Demand for Free Clinics
Free health clinics will not only continue to see an increased demand for patients, but they might even take some from private practices.
Three Reasons for Patient Skepticism about EHR Implementation
Turn patient skepticism into enthusiasm about your medical practice's EHR implementation.
Physicians, Health IT Experts Call for Delay of Stage 2 Rules
A chorus of healthcare voices is rising, urging CMS to delay the beginning of the Stage 2 requirements of the EHR Incentive Program.
Reducing Paperwork at Your Medical Practice: 3 Solutions
Here are three solutions to reduce paperwork and improve the health of your practice by ensuring that patients receive more personal care and attention.
Managing Out-of-Network Charges at Your Medical Practice: 4 Strategies
To help manage out-of-network payments within your medical practice, start with these four best practices.
The Time to Invest in an EHR for Your Medical Practice is Now
In 2014, the Affordable Care Act takes full effect. In 2015, penalties begin for not using EHRs. So perhaps now is the time to take a serious look at the technology.