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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.
How Radiologists Can Manage Change
CHICAGO — The healthcare landscape is constantly changing, and radiologists should anticipate and promote change with an eye toward organizational culture.
Presentations to Physicians: Don't just Share Data, Provide Direction
Physicians often feel helpless due to current payment system realities. It's important to show physicians how they can use the facts to safeguard their futures.
Health Insurance Exchanges: Two Key Issues to Discuss with Patients
Spending a few extra minutes sharing key information about health insurance exchanges may benefit you and your practice in the long run.
Examining the Medicare SGR and Why it is Truly Bad for Physicians
Each year we hear about the "flawed" SGR formula, but what's really wrong with it? Here's a look at the physician reimbursement model up for debate each year.
Why UnitedHealthcare Sent Termination Letters to Doctors in 10 States
UnitedHealthcare cites "funding pressure" as the reason for termination of contracts with Medicare C providers across 10 states.
Now is the Best Time to Start a Concierge Program in Your Practice
A lot of physicians have considered concierge medicine in the past but hesitated; now is the time to reconsider.
Obamacare's 'Death Spiral' and its Effect on Physicians
Odds may still favor the Affordable Care Act, but not in its present form. Democrats may have no choice but to cross the aisle to fix fatal flaws.
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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