Four small medical practices share the benefits and challenges of value-based care with MACRA looming on the horizon.
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.
What to Know About Negotiating with an EHR Vendor
Keeping emotions out of it, having a "Plan B," and being able to walk away are three key skills you need when negotiating.
What if Payers Don't Request Overpayments?
Everyone should know about CMS' rule about repaying overpayments within 60 days. What about private payers?
10 Steps to Help Make Your Practice Labor Compliant
Protect your practice from potential legal problems over labor laws. Here are 10 steps you can take.
10 Obstacles from Payers in Contract Negotiation
Negotiating the rate increase you want from a payer is a "war of attrition," says one expert. Here are 10 ways they'll try to trip your practice up.
How to Save a Practice 101
Independent practices are facing an abundance of challenges from external factors. One consultant is looking to help them through case-study learning.
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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