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Practices can often feel helpless when it comes to working with payers. Here's how they can change that dynamic and become empowered.
HHS Overpayment Recoupment Sends a Flag to Physicians
A recent ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals emphasizes why it's important for physicians to not cut corners.
Educating Patients on Health Insurance Benefits
Spending a few minutes explaining health insurance benefits to patients prior to the appointment should become a requirement.
Starting a New Journey in Medicine
Dr. Rebecca Fox talks about her new practice and the next steps in her healthcare journey.
Small Practice Doc Speaks Out Against MACRA
In this Q&A, a family medicine doc talks about why the MACRA legislation should terrify small practice physicians from a financial perspective.
The Frustratingly High Cost of Medication
One doctor commiserates on the fact that drugs can be incredibly expensive, forcing her patients to choose between medications and paying rent.
MACRA to Hit Small Practices Hard
What to know about the proposed rule on MACRA implementation from CMS, including how financially damaging it will be to solo and small practices.
Important Caveat to Waiving Patient Copays
Most practices know they are obligated to collect patient copays and deductibles, but few know that for certain low-income patients doing so is illegal.
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.
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.
Physicians, Administrators Share 2016 Resolutions
We asked physicians and administrators what their resolutions were for 2016, either personal or professional. Here's what they said.
2015 Physician Compensation Survey Results
The results of our 2015 Physician Compensation Survey show a mixed bag when it comes to compensation based on productivity, patient satisfaction, and value.
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