Practices can often feel helpless when it comes to working with payers. Here's how they can change that dynamic and become empowered.
An Introduction to Value-Based Payment Models
The term "value-based care" has been thrown around a lot. What does it mean to you and your practice?
Recent Court Ruling's Impact on the False Claims Act
What can practices learn from a recent ruling by the Supreme Court on the False Claims Act? An expert weighs in.
Dispensing Samples Helps One Doc Care for Patients
While employed physicians often cannot accept samples in their practice, this independent doctor can and does, to help his patients in need.
Knowing the Limitations of the Healthcare Industry
A pediatric roundtable at MGMA16 led to the realization that there's wisdom in identifying the industry forces that we cannot change.
CMS Names Costliest Drugs in 2015
CMS released a dashboard that revealed the amount of money spent by the agency on specific drugs. Maryland docs reject medical marijuana.
6 Things to Know About the 2017 Fee Schedule Final Rule
The 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule has been finalized and will take effect Jan. 1, 2017. Here's what you should know.
The Race to MACRA and Value
Is your practice ready for the new Medicare payment systems coming in January 2017? Now is the time to develop a plan.
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.
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 Preparation: 3 Tips for Early 2015
With the ICD-10 transition on the horizon, medical practices need to start preparing. Here are three tips to start with when the calendar flips to 2015.
Health Insurance Exchanges and Your Practice
Anders Gilberg of the MGMA discusses your practice's obligation to accept federal or state exchange plans and how to manage them properly.
Survey Says Docs Dislike Gov’t Intrusion
The Great American Physician Survey reveals that doctors find their profession more stressful and less lucrative than in the past.
8 Patient Collection Mistakes to Avoid
Medical practices are struggling to collect patient accounts while honoring payer contracts. Here's what not to do.
Providers Share Frustrating Payer Experiences
Most providers can probably share "war stories" over frustrating experiences they've had with a payer. Here are a few we've accumulated.
2015 Fee Schedule Survey Results
Here are the complete results of our 2015 Fee Schedule Survey, featuring more than 2,500 respondents across the country.
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