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The Affordable Care Act will broaden the government’s efforts to detect Medicare overpayments and fraud, and will require you to implement a formal compliance plan.
Here’s how to get ready.
Also, read a blog on three fraud and abuse initiatives for physicians to watch.
Embracing Change is Key to Your Medical Practice's Future Success
Ignoring the many changes and challenges your medical practice is facing will lead to your practice's demise.
Reimbursement to Hospital Outpatient Departments Under Scrutiny
In a recent blog, I discussed a strategy that hospital networks employ to expand their business.
Medical Practice Managers: 6 Reasons to View Your Job Differently
The healthcare industry is changing and as such, so is the role of medical practice manager and the business of care delivery. Here's how to adapt.
Physicians and the Politics of Obamacare
A new Kaiser Family Foundation poll indicates that 47 percent of Americans don’t like the ACA, but 56 percent would keep it. Why the confusion? Politics.
Why Some Patients are Trapped in Medicaid Coverage Gap
Some patients are disqualified from help obtaining health insurance coverage because they simultaneously earn too much, and too little.
'Busy Year' for CMS Means Major Changes for Physicians, Practices
With ICD-10, the Stage 2 rules of meaningful use, and other federal initiatives, CMS is moving full-steam ahead, according to administrator Marilyn Tavenner.
The Physicians that Patients and Payers Now Covet the Most
Performance, not a physician's resume, is fast becoming the new gold standard for patients and payers alike.
Transitioning to a Patient-Centered Medical Home
In this video, a physician and staff members from a five-physician practice discuss their transition to a Patient-Centered Medical Home.
ACOs: Changing How Physicians Care for Patients
Watch this video to learn how participating in an ACO is affecting physicians and staff at a five-physician practice in Hunt Valley, Md.
Moving to Stage 2 of Meaningful Use
Robert Anthony, a health specialist with CMS, explores key differences between Stage 1 and Stage 2 requirements for meaningful use in this webinar recorded June 4, 2013.
The Changing Nature of Medical Practice Integration
Ken Hertz of the MGMA Healthcare Consulting Group discusses the various options and opportunities for small medical practices to thrive in the future.
Payer Contracts and Your Medical Practice: Beware of Deal Breakers
Penny Noyes of Health Business Navigators discusses the typical components in payer agreements, and those that might cause practices trouble.
Making the Case for Hybrid Concierge Medical Practice
A conversation with Wayne Lipton, founder of Concierge Choice Physicians LLC, on what hybrid concierge is and why physicians might want to consider it.
Physician Trends and Challenges Ahead
In this podcast, healthcare expert Laurie Morgan discusses key trends and challenges highlighted in our Great American Physician Survey, Sponsored by Kareo.
How Technology Can Help Practices Provide High Value Care
Health IT expert Sumit Nagpal shares his must-have technology tools for practices hoping to transition from traditional fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement.
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