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Five ways your practice can better control its payer contracts — and boost reimbursement
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Is RCM Outsourcing Right for Your Medical Practice?
Available talent, specialty, and size are just three factors in deciding whether or not to outsource your practice's revenue cycle management.
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.
Billing for Chronic Care Management Services
Before deciding to provide and bill for chronic care management, a practice should make sure it has the necessary staff and support structures first.
Physician Education for ICD-10
As Oct. 1 approaches, get your physicians ready by determining how much and what kind of ICD-10 training they'll need.
Waiving Patient Payments a Kind, but Problematic, Gesture
You may want to help patients experiencing financial difficulties and you can, but be sure to do it the right way to avoid a payer audit and penalty.
Managing Your Newest Payer: Your Patients
With patients taking on more financial responsibility, have a strategy in place to collect what you are owed.
Five Ways to Better Manage Payer Contracts
From actually locating your payer contracts to making negotiations effective, here are five strategies for your medical practice.
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.
Understanding Bundled Payments
Seen as a prime solution to reducing healthcare costs, bundled payments are on the rise. Here's how to know if they are right for your physicians and practice.
The Value of Bundled Payments to Surgical Practices
Bundled payments present "significant opportunities" to surgical practices, according to consultant Jamaal Campbell. Here's why.
Medical Billing and Collections Quiz
Test your patient collections knowledge with our interactive quiz, featuring claims and denial data from RemitDATA from the fourth quarter of 2014.
ICD-10 Procrastinator's Six-Month Timeline
ICD-10 will be here before you know it. Here's what you need to do before October 1.
Six Key Differences Between ICD-9 and ICD-10
The changes in the new ICD-10 coding system will help you do your job better. Here are some changes you'll be happy to meet.
Five Reasons Your Staff Fails to Collect from Patients
Collecting from patients is vital to a practice's bottom line. But often, it is an inconsistent process, done poorly. Here's what you can do about it.
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