Four small medical practices share the benefits and challenges of value-based care with MACRA looming on the horizon.
How to Handle an Audit from Medicare or Other Payers
Regardless of who the payer is or the stated purpose, every potential audit inquiry should be taken seriously by your practice.
5 Ways to Cover a Physician's Departure from Your Practice
You have an obligation to ensure patients are protected and retained when their physician leaves your practices. Here's what to do.
Stay on Top of Provider Credentialing and Revalidation
Providers, preparing yourself for upcoming credentialing and revalidations is important. Don't forget!
7 Things Your Practice's Governance Agreement Must Include
A governance agreement is necessary for practices with two physicians or 200 physicians. Here are the seven essentials of one.
How Your Payer Directory Profile May Harm Your Practice
Insurance companies are grading you. You may know this, but do you know how to change your score?
Tech Partnerships Bring Help, Potential Trouble to Docs
Old government regulations need to adapt to new healthcare technologies, advises a former DOJ attorney.
A Doctor's Interpretation of the Failed Aetna-Humana Merger
Humana and Aetna's merger didn't work out — but the real story is how much Aetna was willing to pay to just back out of the agreement.
Three Payer Contract Negotiation Strategies
Have an upcoming contract negotiation with a payer? Let Marcia Brauchler give you three key strategies before you sit down at the table.
Two Keys to Small Medical Practice Survival
Looking for longevity as a medical practice? Joshua Halverson of ECG Management Consultants offers tips on survival and how to increase your practice's value.
Nine Questions for Prospective Medical Billing Partners
Thinking about outsourcing your medical billing? Here are nine questions to ask a prospective outside biller or billing service.
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