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Medical Billing & Collections

How to Work With New Reform-created Patients

To survive a potential influx of patients from healthcare exchanges, practices must focus on a few key areas, experts say. Communicate with patients; monitor payer mix; and manage billing and collections.

ALSO: Our 2014 PayerView data, by athenahealth, provides insight on how easy or hard it is for your practice to work with payers.

Medical Billing & Collections

Over the summer CMS added four new modifiers that will require a much greater degree of specification when coding surgical procedures.

Just a few changes in your operations can create a whole new atmosphere for your patients and encourage them to return to your practice.

Now is the time to act to prevent claims issues, including denials, due to ICD-10. Here are four tips.

In early 2015, your first tasks to prepare for ICD-10 should be reviewing your budget and effectively communicating the code set change.

Don't let money slip out of your practice in the form of poor collection policies. Here are seven ways to maximize your revenue.

Knowing payers' timely filing deadlines can increase your revenue. Here's how you can work around them.

Patient deductibles have gone from getting patients' "skin in the game" to being "skinned alive." Their problems are physicians' problems.

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